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City releases draft bike share pilot permit + List of interested companies grows to ten

Seattle took a major step closer to becoming the hub of private bike share innovation in North America today by releasing a draft version of its bike share pilot rules. This is our first look at the playing field SDOT is … Continue reading

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Investors are putting big money into private bike share companies + Spin’s community project donates to Bike Works

Spin, one of at least three companies hoping to launch a stationless bike share service on the streets of Seattle this summer, just landed $8 million in venture funding, according to a company press release. This funding news highlights what is … Continue reading

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City could set stationless bike share rules in June + LimeBike is third company to ready a Seattle launch

West Seattle’s Gabriel Scheer was a founding member of Pronto Cycle Share, so he was disappointed when that now-shuttered bike share system failed to expand beyond its small service area. “I don’t think it served the city as well as it … Continue reading

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Test riding a Bluegogo stationless bike share bike in downtown Seattle

I took a ride on what could be one of Seattle’s next bike share bikes and made it up one of downtown’s steepest hills. It was a Bluegogo bike, one of at least two companies actively pursuing Seattle as one … Continue reading

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