While Seattle’s bikeshare system is heading to the grave at the behest of Mayor Ed Murray, New York City’s bikeshare system is innovating new safety features for riders. New York City knows that bikeshare is an essential component of a modern city.
Stephen is a professional urban planner in Puget Sound with a passion for sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He is especially interested in how policies, regulations, and programs can promote positive outcomes for communities. With stints in great cities like Bellingham and Cork, Stephen currently lives in Seattle. He primarily covers land use and transportation issues and has been with The Urbanist since 2014.