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How it works

Our Most Popular Ways to Ride

Single Trip

$2

Great for a quick, classic bike trip under 30 min.

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24-Hour Pass

$8

Perfect for tourists taking short, classic bike trips under 30 min.

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Annual Membership

$85

Best deal for locals - unlimited classic bike trips under 30 min.

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How Capital Bikeshare Works

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Unlock

Pick up a bike at one of hundreds of stations around the metro DC area. See bike availability on the System Map or mobile app.

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Ride

Take as many short rides as you want while your pass is active. Passes and memberships include unlimited classic bike trips under 30 minutes.

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Return

End a ride by returning your bike to any station. Push your bike firmly into an empty dock and wait for the green light to make sure it's locked.

Financial Assistance Programs

There are a number of programs offered in conjunction with Capital Bikeshare to make the system accessible to residents, regardless of income. Find out which program you may be eligible to apply for.

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Popular Rides

4,300 Bikes. 500+ Stations.

Use the System Map or Download the App to Find Real-Time Bike Availability.

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Latest News

Go carbon-free this Earth Day with a free 🚲

April 19, 2019

Clean air is something we can all get behind and bikes still remain the best form of carbon-free transport. Get a free Capital Bikeshare 24 Hour Pass on April 22 and celebrate Earth Day with a day of unlimited 30 minute rides on us. Read more