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3 Speeds. 2 Wheels. 1 Destination: Yours.

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How it works

Our Most Popular Ways to Ride

Single Trip

$2

Great for a quick trip under 30 min.

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24-Hour Pass

$8

Perfect for tourists taking short trips under 30 min.

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Annual Membership

$85

Best deal for locals - unlimited 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 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.

2017 Cherry Blossom Festival

March 20 – April 16

Celebrate the 2017 National Cherry Blossom Festival and springtime in DC with a bike ride!

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Popular Rides

3,700 Bikes. 440 Stations.

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

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Latest News

Capital Bikeshare 101

February 27, 2017

Welcome! You’ve just become a member of the best Bikeshare system in the United States (okay, we’re biased). If this is your first time as a member of a bikesharing system, we want to show you the ropes and help you navigate the stations, bikes and places to ride that make up this wonderful transportation option. Read more