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Lime Bikes Return to Seattle!

Sixweeksafter Jumpand Lime bikeshare companies merged and temporarilypaused operations, the company isbringing shared bikes backto Seattle. Beginning today, you will once again be able to renta battery-assisted bikeas a healthy, sustainable option to get around without a car. Lime willbring backabout 500bikesthis week.These will be thered Jump bikesthatleft in the… [ Keep reading ]

2.2 Million rides on bike share last year!

Last year, Seattle continued to build one of the most robust multi-modal transportation systems in North America. In 2017, Seattle was the first major city to launch a free-floating bike share program where bikes don’t have to be parked at bike share racks. Three years later, Seattle continues to lead as… [ Keep reading ]

A new way to report poorly parked bike share bikes

We’ve all seen it – brightly colored bike share bikes parked in the middle of a sidewalk, blocking the way for pedestrians and people with disabilities. Now, just like you can report parking violations, you can report poorly parked bike share bikes on our Find it Fix it app. Last… [ Keep reading ]

Bike share & car share companies step up cleaning practices since onset of COVID-19

Bike share and car share remain options for essential travel during the COVID-19 pandemic and the State of Washington’sStay Home, Stay Healthyorder. On Monday, March 23, Governor Inslee announced aStay Home, Stay Healthyorder to require Washingtonians to stay home unless they need to pursue an essential activity. We expect all… [ Keep reading ]

MLS Cup Champions – Seattle Sounders hosts celebration parade in downtown Seattle, Tues. Nov 12

Sunday was an …E P I C… day for Seattle Sounders fans! Now here comes the celebratory parade. The Sounders made history at CenturyLink Field on Sunday as the second most attended MSL Cup of all time. Tickets to the 24th MLS Cup sold out in minutes and 69,274… [ Keep reading ]

Next steps to create a community-driven Scooter Share Program for Seattle.

We’ve made it a priority for our bike share program to function well for everyone, & we continue to work with service providers & the traveling public to do so. We want to do the same with a potential scooter share pilot.   “We will work with stakeholders… [ Keep reading ]

VIDEO: Bike Share Parking – Let’s Make Bike Share Work for Everyone!

We recently teamed up with Rooted in Rights to create a video highlighting the do’s and don’ts of good bike share parking. UPDATE: Our friends at Lime and Jump recently shared our bike share parking video with all of their users! Thanks, Lime and Jump! ?? Seattle, we… [ Keep reading ]

Say bye-bye to #BikeEverywhereMonth and hello to #RideTransit Month.

It’s finally Fri-YAY! Has this #4dayworkweek seemed super long to anyone else? Well TGIF. it’s finally Fri-yay and the last day of Bike Everywhere Month. While that doesn’t mean you should stop riding (in fact, we encourage you to keep it up through the summer and beyond!), it does… [ Keep reading ]

FREE adaptive cycle rentals through a new partnership with Outdoors for All.

May is #BikeEverywhereMonth and we’re working to ensure everyone has access to get out and enjoy the great joys of biking. Did you know one of the nation’s largest fleets of adaptive cycles is housed here in Seattle? Outdoors for All Foundation, a local non-profit, provides adaptive recreation opportunities… [ Keep reading ]

Making the most of the Move Seattle Levy resources to implement the Bicycle Master Plan.

Over the past 3 years, the City of Seattle has built 27 miles of new bike facilities. Mayor Durkan and SDOT Director, Sam Zimbabwe are committed to continuing to build a connected bike network as Seattle grows. We know many people are talking about how we’re implementing Seattle’s 2014 Bicycle… [ Keep reading ]