Capital Bikeshare Station

Capital Bikeshare

two adult women at a cabi station in arlingtonCapital Bikeshare connects a network of over 500 stations via 4,300 bicycles across several jurisdictions, including:

  • Washington, DC
  • Arlington, VA
  • City of Alexandria, VA
  • Fairfax County, VA
  • Montgomery, MD
  • Prince George’s County, MD
  • City of Falls Church, VA

How It Works

Check out a bike and return it to any station near your destination. There are multiple pass options available depending on how long or often you would like to ride. Some of the most popular pass types, include:

  • Single Trip: Great for quick trips under 30 minutes
  • 24-Hour: Perfect for people visiting Arlington and the DC metro area
  • Annual Membership: Best option for locals who plan to ride multiple times per month

If you’re riding for the first time, download the mobile app and enjoy one free ride under 30 minutes.

Bikeshare for Everyone

Community Partners Program

The Community Partners Program is a joint effort between Arlington and Washington, DC, to reduce the barriers to bikeshare memberships for low-income populations. By working with local human service nonprofits to identify people who would benefit from this transportation option, we offer to people in need a $5 annual membership, a helmet, and training on how to use the system.

Members of Arlington’s Community Partner Program, include Phoenix Bikes, Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH), Arlington County Healthy Living Program, AHC, Inc., Randolph Elementary School—Club de Madres and the Bonder and Amanda Community Development Corporation. For more information on this program, email

Cash Payment

Arlington County accepts cash payments from Arlington residents for Capital Bikeshare memberships and user fees. This program is designed to make access to Capital Bikeshare easier for Arlingtonians who don’t have a credit or debit card, or prefer to pay cash, to join.

Arlington residents can sign-up for a Capital Bikeshare membership at any of Arlington’s five Commuter Store locations. You must bring a current government-issued photo ID with your Arlington address shown, and sign-up with as little as $16.

Additional Resources

Want to know even more about Capital Bikeshare? Take a dive deep into the numbers and learn about the stations in Arlington.