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Seattle's Bicycle Counters

The bicycle counters on the Fremont Bridge and Spokane Street provide valuable information about the patterns of cycling in Seattle, and an accurate count of the number of cyclists at two of the busiest cycling locations in Seattle. They allow more accurate benchmarking for goals to increase cycling as set forth in the Bicycle Master Plan. The detailed information provided by these 24/7/365 counters will enhance SDOT’s ability to measure return on investment in bicycle facilities and help identify locations for new facilities. All of this while encouraging an affordable, healthy mode of travel that reduces greenhouse gas emissions and relieves congestion. The counters upload data once a day at 5am, which is then displayed in daily, weekly, monthly, and annual running totals.

Questions about the Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs? Call (206) 684-7583 or email