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View reports from the Dockless E-Bikes and E-Scooters Pilot Program here 

Two new e-scooter/bike corrals now installed in Downtown Silver Spring

Fenton Street Corral - adjacent to Whole Foods    Thayer Avenue Corral - adjacent to Safeway
Fenton St. bike & scooter corral   Thayer Ave. bike & scooter corral

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Dockless E-Bikes and E-Scooters Pilot Program  Expansion

Montgomery County offers both docked and dockless bikeshare. As a member of the regional Capital Bikeshare system, County bikeshare stations connect riders to thousands of bikes throughout Montgomery, Prince George's, Arlington and Fairfax counties, Alexandria, Va., Washington, D.C., and the city of Falls Church, Va.

 

In June 2019, MCDOT introduced the dockless e-scooter program to geographically defined areas in the east and west portions of the County. MCDOT conducted a demonstration project with three selected companies that deployed dockless e-scooters at no cost to the County. The initial demonstration project ran for six months and was extended in January 2020.


Montgomery County rules for dockless e-bike and e-scooter sharing:

  • Must be 18 or older to rent a e-bike or e-scooter.
  • Must show a valid driver’s license.
  • E-Scooters can only be parked within the east and west geographic specified areas.
  • Riders will not be able to end their trip outside the service area.
  • Speed limit for e-scooters is 15 mph.
  • E-Scooters are prohibited from riding on the sidewalk or on streets where the speed limit is 50 mph or higher.
  • E-Scooters must be parked in the public right of way and cannot interfere with traffic operations, block driveway access, crosswalks, ADA ramps, pedestrian access, bus stop, fire hydrants or impede access to private property or businesses. For proper ways to park an e-scooter, watch this video .
  • E-Scooter companies require that riders where a helmet when riding.
The expanded area of the pilot program can be seen on this  map.

In addition to being displayed on the map, the jurisdictions that are NOT participating in the pilot program in the east and west service areas are Garrett Park and Washington Grove.


Companies selected to participate will need to sign a
memorandum of understanding (MOU)

For more information and a chronology of the dockless vehicle pilot program, please visit this page .

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Free Bikeshare Membership For Qualified Participants Living or Working in Montgomery County!

Bikeshare is affordable for many - but for some it still may be a challenge. Free bikeshare memberships are available for those who meet income eligibility requirements. The program is called Capital Bikeshare for All. Qualified individuals will receive free membership in Capital Bikeshare and a free helmet.

Do you qualify?  T hose currently receiving assistance through federal, state or a Montgomery County social services organization may be eligible. Some approved programs include:
  • TANF-Temporary Assistance to Needy Families
  • SSI/SSDI Supplemental Security Income
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
  • LIHEAP - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
  • Medicaid
  • Partner Programs (Manna, WorkSource Montgomery Job Share program, Montgomery College and Universities of Shady Grove students, and other qualified assistance programs
Contact Montgomery County Commuter Services  by  email  or by telephone at 240-777-8380. Businesses and other organizations are also encouraged to contact Commuter Services at that number if they have interested employees or clients.

Bikesharing in Montgomery County

What is it? Bikesharing is short-term bike rental. You pick up a bikeshare bike from any on-street station and park it at any other station within the bikeshare network system. Montgomery County is part of the regional Capital Bikeshare system. Bikeshare trips can provide quick, easy connections among home and transit, work, school or job training centers. Bikesharing makes the first-mile/last-mile (or 2 to 3 miles) connection to transit easier. It's an inexpensive and green way to get around! Join Up Now! A Capital Bikeshare membership includes access to over 4500 bikes and 500+ bike stations throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The member jurisdictions include Montgomery, Prince George's, Arlington  and Fairfax counties, Washington, D.C., Alexandria, Va. and the city of Falls Church, Va. The System is designed for quick trips with convenience in mind. So go ahead and join at www.capitalbikeshare.com - and start riding today.


For more details and mapsof where bikeshare stations are located, visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov/bikeshare. For general information or to become a Capital Bikeshare member, visit www.capitalbikeshare.com.

Capital Bikeshare Stations are operating at the following Montgomery County locations:

Bethesda

  • River Road & Landy Lane – 18 Docks along the Capital Crescent Trail
  • Chevy Chase Dr & Offutt Lane – 11 Docks
  • Bethesda Ave & Arlington Rd – 18 Docks at Bethesda Row
  • Elm St & 47th St - 15 Docks at Elm Street Park
  • Montgomery Ave & Waverly St - 11 Docks
  • Montgomery Ave & East Lane – 11 Docks near the southern entrance to the Bethesda Metro
  • Bethesda Metro – 12 Docks at the Wisconsin Avenue entrance
  • Norfolk Ave & Fairmont St – 11 Docks
  • Cordell Ave & Norfolk Ave – 11 Docks
  • Norfolk Ave & Rugby Ave – 11 Docks
  • Battery Lane & Trolley Trail – 15 Docks
  • Old Georgetown Rd & Southwick St - 19 Docks near Suburban Hospital and NIH
  • Medical Center Metro Station - 19 Docks
  • Woodmont Ave & Strathmore St - 11 Docks
  • Pooks Hill Rd & Linden Ave – 15 Docks

Chevy Chase Lake

  • Connecticut Ave & Chevy Chase Lake Dr - 14 Docks near the Capital Crescent Trail

Fairland

  • Briggs Chaney Park & Ride - 11 Docks
  • Briggs Chaney Rd & Castle Dr - 11 Docks
  • CastleBlvd & Castle Ln - 11 Docks

Friendship Heights

  • Wisconsin Ave & Wisconsin Circle – 19 Docks near the Friendship Heights Metro Station
  • Friendship Blvd & Willard Ave – 19 Docks

Rockville / Shady Grove / Life Sciences Center

  • Rockville Metrorail Station East Side – 13 Docks near the Kiss and Ride
  • Rockville Metrorail Station West Side – 19 Docks
  • Frederick Ave & Horners Ln – 11 Docks near the Lincoln Park Community Center
  • Monroe St & Monroe Pl – 15 Docks outside the Executive Office Building
  • East Montgomery Ave & Maryland Ave – 15 Docks in downtown Rockville across from the Red Brick Courthouse
  • Fleet St & Richie Parkway – 15 Docks
  • Montgomery College Rockville - 21 Docks (Campus Dr & Mannakee St)
  • Piccard Dr & West Gude Dr – 19 Docks
  • Fallsgrove Dr & West Montgomery Ave - 15 Docks near Thomas Farm Recreation Center
  • Fallsgrove Blvd & Fallsgrove Dr – 19 Docks near Fallsgrove Village Center
  • King Farm Blvd & Piccard Dr – 15 Docks
  • King Farm Blvd & Pleasant Dr – 18 Docks
  • Shady Grove Metro Station West Side – 19 Docks
  • Shady Grove Metro Station East Side – 19 Docks
  • Columbus Ave & Gramercy Blvd – 11 Docks
  • Columbus Ave & Tribeca St – 11 Docks
  • Needwood Rd & Eagles Head Court - 15 Docks
  • Shady Grove Hospital - 19 Docks
  • Traville Gateway Dr & Gudelsky Dr – 19 Docks at the Universities at Shady Grove
  • Corporate Blvd & Omega Dr – 15 Docks
  • Medical Center Dr & Key West Ave - 15 Docks at the National Cancer Institute
  • Key West Ave & Siesta Key Way - 15 Docks at Mallory Square
  • Key West Ave & Diamondback Dr – 11 Docks
  • Key West Ave & Great Seneca Hwy – 11 Docks

Silver Spring

  • Fenton St & New York Ave – 15 Docks near Montgomery College Silver Spring / Takoma Park
  • 13th St & Eastern Ave – 15 Docks in Silver Spring near the Washington D.C. line
  • Fenton St and Gist Ave – 11 Docks
  • Garland Ave & Walden Rd – 15 Docks near Long Branch Library
  • East West Highway & Blair Mill Rd – 14 Docks
  • Ripley St & Bonifant St – 15 Docks
  • Colesville Rd & Wayne Ave – 18 Docks near the Silver Spring Metro Station
  • Fenton St & Ellsworth Dr– 15 Docks in downtown Silver Spring
  • Veterans Pl & Pershing Dr – 11 Docks
  • Georgia Ave & Spring St – 10 Docks
  • Spring St & Second Ave – 15 Docks
  • Lyttonsville Place & Lyttonsville Rd - 15 Docks
  • East West Highway & 16 th Street – 19 Docks

Takoma Park

  • Carroll Ave & Westmoreland Ave – 15 Docks
  • Carroll Ave & Ethan Allen Ave– 15 Docks
  • Philadelphia Ave & Maple Ave – 15 Docks near the Takoma Park Community Center
  • Maple Ave & Ritchie Ave – 18 Docks in the heart of Takoma Park
  • Flower Avenue & Division Street - 15 Docks at Washington Adventist University
  • Takoma Park Recreation Center – 15 Docks
  • New Hampshire Ave & Kirklynn Ave – 14 Docks
  • Sligo Ave & Carroll Lane – 15 Docks
Wheaton
  • Amherst Ave & Prichard Rd – 15 Docks
  • Elkin St & Amherst Ave – 15 Docks
  • Grandview Ave & Blueridge Ave – 15 Docks
  • Wheaton Metro (Georgia Ave & Reedie Dr) – 19 Docks
  • Windham Ln & Amherst Ave – 15 Docks
  • AVA Wheaton – Blueridge Ave & Elkins St – 15 Docks
  • Dennis Ave & Amherst Ave – 15 Docks
  • Wheaton Library & Recreation Center (Georgia & Arcola Avenues) - 9 docks 
White Flint / Twinbrook
  • Congressional Lane & East Jefferson St – 15 Docks
  • Twinbrook Metro Station (West Side) – 14 Docks
  • Fishers Ln & Rock Creek Mill Rd – 15 Docks
  • Executive Blvd & East Jefferson St – 15 Docks
  • Rockville Pike & Old Georgetown Rd – 15 Docks
  • White Flint Metro Station – 19 Docks
  • Citadel Ave & McGrath Blvd – 15 Docks
  • Woodglen Dr & Executive Blvd – 16 Docks
  • Rockville Pike & Meeting St – 15 Docks at Pike & Rose 
White Oak
  • New Hampshire Ave & Lockwood Dr - 11 Docks
  • Oak Leaf Dr & Lockwood Dr - 11 Docks
  • Stewart Ln & April Ln - 11 Docks
  • Stewart Ln & Old Columbia Pike - 11 Docks
  • The Shoppes @ Burnt Mills (on Colesville Rd) - 11 Docks
  • White Oak Rec Center (on April Ln) - 11 Docks
  • White Oak Transit Center (on Lockwood Dr) - 11 Docks

Additional Information:

WASHINGTON AREA BICYCLIST ASSOCIATION (WABA)
WABA provides adult bike classes for riders of all levels. The Learn To Ride class is for individuals who have never ridden a bicycle, or haven't been on a bike for some time. The Basic Skills class is for individuals who have just learned to ride and want to continue to practice basic skills. For riders looking to comfortably and confidently share the road with cars, WABA's City Cycling classes provide useful skills and techniques to help build confidence and to safely navigate on area roads. 

Costs: The Montgomery County sponsored classes are  $10 for county residents; free to Capital Bikeshare for All, MCLiberty  program participants.  Advance registration is required. Visit the WABA website for more information and to register for a class.

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