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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


Great for quick bike trips - only $0.05/min for a classic bike ride and $0.15/min for an ebike.

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24-Hour Pass

$8 / day

Perfect for visitors and exploring metro DC.

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Annual Membership

$7.92 / month

Best deal for locals and frequent riders. $95 billed upfront annually.

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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. Memberships include unlimited classic bike trips under 45 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.

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

5,000 Bikes. 600+ Stations.

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