Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Winners and Losers in Seattle Dockless Bike Share Pilot

The two ride-hailing giants are among three companies that each applied for a permit to operate dockless bike shares on Seattle’s streets — which is to say, free-standing bikes that riders can pick up with just a few taps on their phone screens.

JUMP (owned by Uber), Lyft and LimeBike (who has been operating here for the last year) are all seeking to operate bike shares in the city over the next year, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) said Friday.

Lime Bikes is currently running a pilot on Mercer Island.