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Biking is a great way to get around the city, whether you’re heading out to dinner, commuting to work, or exploring a new part of the city. It’s less stressful than getting stuck in traffic, and great for your health and the environment, too. Plus, it’s easier than ever, thanks to Capital Bikeshare – with thousands of bikes and stations across metro DC, you can hop on and off just about anywhere.

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Capital Bikeshare’s Explore More Summer is here and we want to help you make the most of it. Meet up with friends for a picnic, bike to the farmer’s market, or ride over to some of Metro DC’s outdoor festivals.


It’s that time of year again. The cherry blossoms are bursting into bloom, and we’ve given one of our classic bikes a flowery makeover to match. Spot it and snap a pic for your chance to win a free annual membership to CaBi.

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In honor of Black History Month, we’re highlighting Black-led cycling groups in the Metropolitan DC area. We’re lucky to have Black communities that encourage bicycle advocacy, education, and safety. Want to learn more or join a ride? Check out these two organizations and follow us on Twitter and Instagram, where we’ll spotlight Black-led cycling groups in the DC area.

Metro and Capital Bikeshare are pleased to offer free bike rides to eligible Metro customers on the regional bikeshare system. Create a mobile SmarTrip® card through the end of the promotional period and you can earn ten free 45-minute classic bike rides on any one of Capital Bikeshare's 5,000+ bikes across 650 docking stations in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Existing mobile SmarTrip® users can also get in on the deal. The rides are available for 30 days after signing up, and you can redeem your free bike ride 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Capital Bikeshare’s equity program is getting a major update, with more ways to qualify, expanded access, online registration, and access to ebikes!

Caffeinated Rides

Coffee and bike culture seem to go hand-in-hand, especially during the winter months. We’ve compiled a list with some of the hottest coffee and tea shops in the metro DC area. So hop on a CaBi and pedal on over.

New Year Resolutions

Still trying to decide on a New Years Resolution? Capital Bikeshare is here to help! We’ve pulled together some bike-friendly goals for 2020 for those of you looking to mix up the traditional resolution.

Start your year off right!


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.

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Thanks to thoughtful input from residents, leaders, and visitors, the City of Falls Church becomes the seventh member jurisdiction to join the Capital Bikeshare system, and brings the total number of stations systemwide to over 550.

Earth Day 2019

Clean air is something we can all get behind and bikes still remain the best form of carbon-free transport. Get a free Capital Bikeshare 24 Hour Pass on April 22 and celebrate Earth Day with a day of unlimited 30 minute rides on us.