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Shared Mobility Devices

In the Washington, D.C. area, Shared Mobility Devices (SMDs) include pedal bicycles, electric bicycles, electric scooters, and electric mopeds. SMDs are provided by private companies and include both docked and dockless systems.

Capital Bikeshare

Capital Bikeshare is the regional bike-sharing system in the Washington, D.C. area, with a network of traditional bikes, e-bikes, and docking stations in D.C., Arlington, Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax County, Montgomery County, and Prince George's County. Members can join for a year, a month, three days or 24 hours, or a single-ride is $2.00. Bikes can be checked out at one docking station and dropped off at any other docking station in the system with the first 30 minutes of each ride free.

Dockless Systems

Dockless systems don't depend on fixed docking stations for locking bikes or scooters. Instead, vehicles include a built-in locking mechanism and are tracked by GPS.  Users set up an account to employ a mobile app to unlock, pay, and use. Bikes and scooters can be left at the user's destination, anywhere it's legal to park. Multiple companies are operating dockless bikeshare (traditional bikes and e-bikes) and e-scooter systems in Washington D.C., Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax County, Prince George's County, and Montgomery County.

Safety on E-Scooters

Be a PAL – Predictable, Alert, Lawful – when using e-scooters. Follow these safe riding tips:

  • Obey posted traffic signs and signals.
  • Ride in the same direction as traffic.
  • One rider per e-scooter.
  • Companies require riders to be 18+ to use.
  • Communicate your intent with hand signals.
  • Keep your eyes on the road and avoid the use of anything that may distract you, such as cell phones and headphones.
  • Helmets are recommended for all shared mobility device users.
  • Stay visible after dark and in bad weather with light-colored clothing, reflective gear and lights.

Shared Electric Mopeds

In Washington, D.C., Revel electric mopeds are available to rent through an app.

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    14th Street Bridge
    852
    Arlington Mill Trail
    186
    Ballston Connector
    124
    Bluemont Connector
    203
    CC Connector
    243
    Clarendon EB bike lane
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    642
    Custis Rosslyn
    666
    Eads NB
    30
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    20
    Fairfax EB bike lane
    98
    Fairfax WB
    94
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    49
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    0
    Key Bridge East
    711
    Key Bridge West
    345
    Military NB bike lane
    24
    Military SB bike lane
    10
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    1126
    Quincy NB bike lane
    63
    Quincy SB bike lane
    60
    Roosevelt Bridge
    185
    Rosslyn Bikeometer
    697
    TR Island Bridge
    705
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    0
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    901
    Wilson WB bike lane
    138

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    Bluemont Connector
    788
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    211
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    418
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    102
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    Key Bridge West
    438
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    189
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    600
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