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New Members

(if you already have an existing membership, please ask for instructions to renew)

To sign up and begin using the system, just follow these steps:

  1. Go to www.CapitalBikeshare.com
  2. Click on the “Join” button on the upper right of the page.
  3. Enter your personal information, account information and your personal credit card information.
  4. Under Membership Type, select Corporate Account
  5. Select “District Department of Transportation” under Company
  6. Enter the following and password, then click on Check
  7. Company Password:   
    1. Already have the passcode?  Enter it.
    2. Need the passcode?  Submit a service ticket to get the password.  (DDOT Employees only)
  8. Read and accept the User Agreement
  9. Please read the Safety page for useful information about safe biking
  10. Click the “Subscribe” button


Your Capital Bikeshare key will arrive in the mail in approximately one week and you can start using the system!

Renewals for existing members

(if you do not have an existing membership, please ask for instructions to create a new account)

  1. Go to:  www.capitalbikeshare.com
  2. Click on “Login” in the upper right corner of the page
  3. Log into your account with the username and password you created when originally signing up for Capital Bikeshare
  4. Click on Renew membership on the left hand side menu
  5. Click on I’m eligible for a group/corporate rate
  6. On drop-down menu, select District Department of Transportation
  7. Company Password:   
    1. Already have the passcode?  Enter it.
    2. Need the passcode?  Submit a service ticket to get the password.  (DDOT Employees only)
  8. Review next page, check box and Click on Next
  9. Verify your personal credit card on file
  10. Click OK to complete

Important information

Who is this for?

This account is for DDOT EMPLOYEES ONLY.  Please note that memberships will be verified as DDOT employees before they are approved.  Do not share the company code and password or your account will be revoked. 

How much does it cost?

All trips 30 minutes or less are free. While this Capital Bikeshare membership is provided for free, you are responsible for any usage fees that accrue with your trips

What is a 'usage fee'?

Any trips longer than 30 minutes will incur a usage fee.  Visit http://capitalbikeshare.com/pricing to see the usage fees for longer trips.

Where can I get a bike?

You can pick up a bike at any station and drop it off at any station.  For a complete map of current stations see http://capitalbikeshare.com/station_map.

How can I make sure I have a good, safe ride?

  • When returning your bike, make sure that the bike is firmly locked in the dock.  
  • You are responsible for the bike while it is checked out to you.  Take care of it.
  • Please bike safely and always wear a helmet. 


Got Questions?

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact Aaron Goldbeck


If you have any questions, contact Aaron Goldbeck (aaron.goldbeck@dc.gov)

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