Scooter Share Data & Permitting

Updated: August 25, 2022

New: Check out our how-to guide for using Seattle scooter share and bike share here:

How to Use Scooter and Share and Bike Share

Seattle Scooter Share

Seattle's scooter share options allow the rental of electric foot scooters for quick errands, trips to the light rail, climate-friendly commute trips, and more. Scooter share has been operating in Seattle since 2020. This page provides information about scooter share program data, permitting, and other aspects of program management. 

If you are interested in learning how to use scooter share or bike share, visit: How to Use Scooter Share and Bike Share.

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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. 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

    Open Datasets

    • General Bike Share Feed Specification (GBFS): These data are accessible by API. Each company operating in Seattle will host its own API feed as a requirement of their permit terms. Details on the data specification, called the General Bikeshare Feed Specification (GBFS), can be found here, with current URLs listed below.

    Bird Feed

    Lime Feeds

    Link Feeds 

      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.
        • Presentation


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