ZIP Gets Green Light to Operate in Kelowna

City of Kelowna and Zip Dockless Logo

Kitchener-Waterloo – June 26, 2019 – ZIP Dockless Inc. (ZIP) is excited to announce that it has received an operating permit from the City of Kelowna, approving the operation of its dockless electric scooters in the city.

“ZIP is excited to work with city officials and the residents of Kelowna to bring an exciting micro-mobility solution to fruition,” said founder Luke Mydlarz.

“Kelowna’s new bikeshare permit program helps companies work with us to offer new services that enhance travel options across the city. We’re excited that homegrown Canadian companies, like ZIP, are among the new options for residents and visitors to get around.” said Matt Worona, Active Transportation Coordinator with the City of Kelowna.

ZIP is committed to providing affordable and sustainable transportation for people who live in the city where the “last mile” is the only mile. ZIP is looking for other forward-thinking organizations and cites like Kelowna to work with.

ABOUT ZIP Dockless Inc.

ZIP is the first Canadian dockless scooter company, based in Waterloo Region. They are striving to represent Canada in the micro-transit revolution that is occurring world-wide. For more information, see

ABOUT City of Kelowna

Kelowna is part of the Regional District of Central Okanagan which also includes Peachland, Lake Country, West Kelowna and unincorporated communities on both sides of Okanagan Lake. Kelowna is the largest community in the Regional District with a population of 131,600. For more information, see