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How a 20-something SDOT staffer took on a dying program & changed the bike share world

Kyle Rowe was still an undergrad at UW when he started working for SDOT. In a few short years, he would make himself indispensable to the department, take a career risk on a doomed bike share program and somehow turn … Continue reading

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Bike share ridership is booming + Spin launches better bike, Forbes says LimeBike valued at $200M

Free-floating bike share is working in Seattle. Or at least it sure appears that way according to the city’s first analysis of anonymized private bike share data. In just two months, people have already taken 120,000 trips on the bikes. … Continue reading

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Seattle’s new bike map much more legible, still needs to ditch the sharrows

The 2016 bike map is now out (a little late, yes), and it represents some quality steps towards a more usable routing tool. You can download the PDF or even order a free physical copy via the SDOT bike map … Continue reading

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