Scooters

SDOT Proposes Scootershare Safety Upgrades, but Will City Leaders Support the Program?

App-based electric scooter and bike sharing continues to survive in Seattle, albeit at significantly higher prices than during the bonanza of the launch of...
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...

Dockless E-Scooters Are Finally Headed to Seattle. Will They Live Up to the Hype?

Funded by permit fees paid by scooter companies, Seattle's scootershare pilot will start out with about 1,500 e-scooters this fall. There is something about dockless...

The Time is Now to Start Seattle’s Next Transit Revolution with E-Scooters

In 2015, after 14 years of car ownership, I decided to go car-free. I had been living in Wallingford for six years, and I...

Scooter Share Is Coming to White Center

Electric scooters could be hitting the streets of White Center in the new year ahead. King County officials passed a pilot program last week...

How Will Emerging Mobility Technologies Reshape Seattle’s Right-of-Way?

Meet Veemo, an electric assist vehicle that advertises itself as "bike share meets car share." From a legal and technical standpoint, Veemo is an...

For a Brief Moment, Scooters Took Over Seattle’s City Council Plaza

Excitement over Mayor Durkan's change of heart on scooter sharing created a festive atmosphere at a recent Seattle City Council event; however, details remain...