Might Seattle’s troubled Pronto bike-share system go all-electric?
The leading bidder to operate an expanded Seattle bike-share system has proposed an all-electric fleet. The existing system is still struggling.
Seattle officials plan to select a company as soon as this week to expand and run the troubled Pronto bike-share system that the city bought in March, and transportation-department chief Scott Kubly’s former company is one of three bidders on the short-list.
But the company where Kubly previously served as president isn’t the one holding the highest ranking from officials after the city’s initial evaluation.by