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SDOT is partnering with Outdoors for All to offer free adaptive cycle rentals for people with disabilities this summer

Summary Outdoors for All’s Adaptive Cycling Center is open for the summer! Stop by on Wednesday-Sunday through September to rent an adaptive cycle for free. SDOT and Outdoors for All’s partnership allows people with disabilities to rent a variety of adaptive cycles for free. We talked with the Lawson family about their experience renting adaptive cycles. We’re excited to support… [ Keep reading ]

New Mobility Study shows how people use bike share, car share, and ride hail to get around Seattle

Car share, bike share, scooter share, and ride hail companies are offering free rides to COVID-19 vaccination appointments. Learn how to get your free ride!  Summary:   The New Mobility Study gives us a better understanding of how people use ride hail, car share, bike share, and carpool or taxi apps to… [ Keep reading ]

Free rides to your COVID-19 vaccination appointment

Updated 5/25/21: Uber and Lyft are also offering free rides to and from COVID-19 vaccination sites from May 24th until July 4th! So you’ve made an appointment to get your COVID-19 vaccination. How are you going to get there? As of May 13, 2021, anyone 12 years-old or older is eligible to receive a… [ Keep reading ]

Spring is here, and scooting is in the air!

Summary: As the weather is getting nicer, more people are using scooter share in Seattle. Friendly reminders: You can use scooter and bike share to cross the Spokane St Swing Bridge (low bridge). Scooter and bike share companies offer free or reduced rates for essential workers and people who are income-qualified. … [ Keep reading ]

Washington State’s new bicycle “Safety Stop” law allows people biking to treat stops signs as yield signs with some exceptions.

Summary On October 1, Washington State’s new bicycle “Safety Stop” law allows people biking to treat stop signs as yield signs, with a couple of important exceptions. People biking must still fully stop at stoplights, stop signs on school buses, and stop signs at railroad crossings. This also doesn’t change the rules of the road for… [ Keep reading ]

Lime Bikes Return to Seattle!

Six weeks after Jump and Lime bike share companies merged and temporarily paused operations, the company is bringing shared bikes back to Seattle. Beginning today, you will once again be able to rent a battery-assisted bike as a healthy, sustainable option to get around without a car. Lime will bring back about 500 bikes this week. These will be the red Jump bikes that left 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’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy order. On Monday, March 23, Governor Inslee announced a Stay Home, Stay Healthy order 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 ]