Bike Share

Two woman bike without helmets on a street with a bike lane.

King County Board of Health to Vote on Repeal of Helmet Law

This Thursday, the King County Board of Health will vote on a proposed repeal of the county's helmet law for cyclists as well as...

GIG Car Share Expands Homearea and Micromobility Options Grow in Seattle

After five months in the Seattle market, GIG Car Share is expanding the homearea for its vehicles. The expansion increases the homearea from 13...
A reporter stands amidst scooters in a garage for a TV spot.

Lime Rolls Out Scootershare in Seattle, LINK and Wheels a Month Away

On Wednesday, Lime launched their first 500 shareable e-scooters in Seattle to accompany their relaunch of around 500 bikes in June. This launch is...
Three scooters on a sidewalk in Austin, Texas.

City Council Greenlights Scootershare Pilot, Pedersen Dissents

Scootershare finally got the go ahead on Monday as the Seattle City Council voted eight-to-one to approve a pilot program. Transportation Chair Alex Pedersen...
Lime-owned red Jump bikes in Ballard drop-off zone. (Courtesy of Lime)

Lime Relaunches Bikeshare in Seattle with 500 Jump Bikes

Today Lime Bikes announced it had relaunched bikeshare with about 500 bikes, making Seattle the second city where Lime has relaunched bikes. The bikes...
JUMP bikes became unrentable on Friday even there still littered about such as here at Gas Works. (Photo by author)

Uber Pulls the Plug on Jump Bikes After Buying Stake in Lime

Seattle once again finds itself without bikeshare. On Friday, Uber pulled the plug on its JUMP app after hitching its bike wagon to its...
JUMP is the only bikeshare operator in Seattle as of 2020. (Photo by author)

JUMP Is the Last Bikeshare Standing After Lime Pulls Out

JUMP is the only bikeshare operator left standing in Seattle in 2020. Although the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has permitted more than 10,000...
A bikeshare pile up where bikes accumulated outside the Sounder Station in Pioneer Square. (Photo by Doug Trumm)

Lime Trims Staff and Bikeshare Fleet but Says It’s Not Closing Up Shop… Yet

Update: Despite earlier denials, Lime announced December 24th that it was closing down its bikeshare in Seattle and pulling all its bikes by December...