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Council approves bike share expansion + ofo cites fee hike in decision to leave Seattle

The Seattle City Council unanimously passed a budget action Monday for new city rules on bike share companies that will expand the number of bikes in operation, increase the fees for bike share operators and put in place new regulations … Continue reading

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Survey: Ahead of bike share permit update, survey says Seattleites are very supportive

The $1 Spin, Lime and ofo bikes around Seattle are very popular, appeal to wide demographics and are very often used to access transit. These are some of the findings from Seattle’s bike share permit pilot, setting the stage for the … Continue reading

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ofo kicks off 2018 with free rides, big plans and an allegation of poor working conditions

2017 was a wild year of expansion and change for the global bike share industry, and 2018 is already shaping up to continue the trend of innovation and competition within the industry. And Seattle is positioned to remain at the … 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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Don’t expect a bike share surge as caps rise to 2K + Seattle bike share makes international news

See our Seattle Bike Share Guide for an updated FAQ about bike share in Seattle as well as links to download active companies’ apps and a guide to properly parking your bike share bike. The bike share cap has increased … Continue reading

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ofo launches in Seattle, but their goal is ‘unlocking every corner of the world’

In story after story about ofo, writers trained to capitalize company names write “Ofo.” But there’s a reason to type the name in all lowercase letters: The typography looks a bit like someone riding a bike. ofo This is part … Continue reading

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Bike share giant ofo announces Thursday launch

Global bike share giant ofo has received its permit from Seattle and will launch 1,000 of its yellow bikes Thursday. Seattle is the company’s first U.S. city, joining Spin and LimeBike on Seattle streets and expanding the city’s $1 free-floating … Continue reading

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