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3 Speeds. 2 Wheels. 1 Destination: Yours.

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How it works

Our Most Popular Ways to Ride

Discounted Single Trip

$1

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.

Capital Bikeshare for All

Capital Bikeshare offers affordable, accessible, and fun transportation options for everyone, regardless of income. The expanded equity program allows those who qualify for certain state or federal assistance programs to sign up individually.

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Popular Rides

4,500 Bikes. 500+ Stations.

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

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