Monday, October 27, 2014

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.

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