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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

Holiday Activities Around the DC Region

December 04, 2019

The District and surrounding areas host a plethora of FREE holiday celebrations. With the influx of visitors to these exciting seasonal events, parking will be in high demand. Take Capital Bikeshare instead! We highlighted some of our favorite events and nearby stations for easy riding. Read more