How It Works
How It Works: Plus
How It Works
Meet the Bike
Get the App
Say hello to the Capital Bikeshare Plus
With a motor to turbo charge your ride, our new ebike pilot program is the newest way to get around metro DC - without breaking a sweat. Pilot launches September 5, 2018.
Find a Plus
Tackle hills like a superhero
With speeds up to 18mph, these custom pedal assist ebikes gives you the power to tackle hills, chop your commute in half and experience the city from new heights.
How to get going
Find a bike.
Use the Capital Bikeshare App and look for the lightning bolt icon.
Press the power button to activate pedal assist and the display screen. Make sure it has 2 or more battery bars, and you’re good to go.
The same system you know and love
Undock & dock as usual.
Rent from any station using your smartphone or member key and park them at any station in the metro DC area.
Ebike rides are included in Capital Bikeshare memberships at no extra cost.
Happy (and safe) riding!
Wear a helmet, brake gradually with both hands and be cautious in traffic when pedal assist is active.
More safety tips
Go for an ebike ride today
To find a Plus, just download the Capital Bikeshare mobile app, look for the lightning bolt icon, and get ready to experience the metro DC area in a whole new way.
Learn more about the Plus bike
Wanna know more? Check out our FAQ page.
See Plus FAQs