Will Seattle’s Helmet Law Be a Drag on Its New Bike-Share System?
This bike-share launch is a little more complicated than most, because Seattle
has a mandatory helmet law for riders of all ages. Riding a bike in Seattle
without the proper head gear can land you an $81 ticket.
Pronto bike-share will eventually have helmet rental equipment, but that
won’t be available for about six months, so instead the city is loaning helmets on the
honor system. Read more.