Scooter and Bike Share - Data and Permit Information

Updated: June 12, 2024

This page provides data, evaluation, and permitting information for the bike share and scooter share programs, also called the shared micromobility program.

Interested in learning how to ride? Check out our how-to guide for using Seattle bike and scooter share!

About Shared Micromobility in Seattle

Seattle’s scooter share and bike share options allow the rental of electric foot scooters and bikes for quick errands, trips to the light rail, climate-friendly commute trips, and more.

  • Bike Share - operating in Seattle since 2017
  • Scooter Share - operating in Seattle since 2020

Data Dashboard

The below dashboard shows a summary of the trip and fleet size data we use to inform permit compliance, program evaluation, and broader transportation planning purposes. The dashboard includes bike, scooter, and car share data. Please note that all data shown in the dashboard is preliminary data and subject to change. If you have any questions about the data, please contact us at or

Open Datasets

As a permit requirement, each company operating bike share or scooter share in Seattle must host real-time data in an API feed. The General Bikeshare Feed Specification (GBFS) is the open data standard for shared mobility. Bike share and scooter share data are available through GBFS, and the feeds are available below: 

Project Library

  • Seattle City Council Transportation and Utilities Committee (August 19, 2020)
    • CB 119867: AN ORDINANCE relating to the City's traffic code; amending Sections 11.46.010 and 11.46.020 of the Seattle Municipal Code to revise permissible areas of operation in the right-of-way and other public pathways for electric personal assistive mobility devices and motorized foot scooters.
    • CB 119868: AN ORDINANCE relating to use of City right-of-way by free-floating scooters; amending Section 15.17.005 of the Seattle Municipal Code; adopting a Free-Floating Scooter Share Program Fee Schedule; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.



Greg Spotts, Director
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 3800, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34996, Seattle, WA, 98124-4996
Phone: (206) 684-7623

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