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How it works

Our Most Popular Ways to Ride

Single Trip


Great for a quick trip under 30 min.

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24-Hour Pass


Perfect for tourists taking short trips under 30 min.

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Annual Membership


Best deal for locals - unlimited trips under 30 min.

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How Capital Bikeshare Works

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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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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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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

Test Your Mettle - Be a Capital Bikeshare Winter Warrior

January 05, 2017

It’s winter. That didn’t stop our members from taking more than 4,500 trips during a blustery, frigid December 1, with wind chills in the low single digits. Read more