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Capital Bikeshare

Capital Bikeshare is metro DC's bikeshare service, with 4,300 bikes and close to 500 stations across 5 jurisdictions: Washington, DC.; Arlington, VA; Alexandria, VA; Montgomery, MD and Fairfax County, VA. Designed for quick trips with convenience in mind, it’s a fun and affordable way to get around
Bikeshare Rockville

Bikeshare Stations in Rockville

Through a partnership with Montgomery County, Rockville operates 15 bikeshare stations within the city limits. Check online for the most up-to-date map of locations.

Bikesharing was introduced in Rockville in 2013 with an expansion of the Capital Bikeshare system into Montgomery County as part of a grant program for low-income commuters called the Job Access Reverse Commute (JARC) program. This program initially centered on the Shady Grove/Life Sciences area, with installation of 21 stations, 13 of them within the city limits of Rockville.

In April 2018, through a state-funded grant, the first two bikeshare stations were installed in the Twinbrook area, at the Twinbrook Metro Station and at the intersection of Congressional Lane and East Jefferson Street. These stations are a part of a network of eight new bikeshare stations in the Twinbrook and White Flint (Pike District) area.

The City of Rockville continues to support the existence and future expansion of bikeshare into new areas as much as possible.

Watch a video about the Bikeshare Program.

Free Memberships

Bikeshare is affordable for many - but for some folks it still may be a challenge. Free bikeshare memberships are available for those who meet income eligibility requirements. The program is called "MCLiberty" - Montgomery County Low Income Bikeshare Program. Qualified individuals will receive free membership in Capital Bikeshare and free bike safety training, a free helmet, and route planning.

Do You Qualify? Those who are currently receiving assistance through any Montgomery County social services organizations - or who may qualify through other low income criteria - should contact Commuter Services at (240) 777-8380 or via email at for a registration form you may use the fillable PDF version of the registration form here.

Businesses and other organizations are also encouraged to contact Commuter Services at that number if they have interested employees or clients.

Find more information on Montgomery County's Bikeshare page at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/bikeshare.

How to Use Bikeshare (Check out a video on how to use Bikeshare here)
With Capital Bikeshare you can take a bicycle from approximately 500 stations across the Washington, DC, metro region and return it to any station near your destination. Check out a bike for your trip to work, Metro, run errands, go shopping, or visit friends and family. Join Capital Bikeshare for 24 hours, 3 days, 30 days, or a year, and have access to our fleet of bikes 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The first 30 minutes of each trip are free. Each additional 30 minutes incurs an additional fee.

For pricing, instructions, terms and membership information, visit the Capital Bikeshare website at www.capitalbikeshare.com or call Capital Bikeshare at 1-877-430-BIKE (2453).