BIKETOWN for All

BIKETOWN for All offers discounted BIKETOWN memberships to Portland-area residents living on low incomes. The program is a partnership between the Community Cycling Center, the Portland Bureau of Transportation, Motivate, the Better Bike Share Partnership, and participating affordable housing communities, social service agencies, and local nonprofits.

We believe that bike share is the best way to get around town, and we're proud to make it available to the entire community.

Portland-area residents whose incomes qualify them for an Oregon Trail Card (EBT card) can sign up to receive a discounted membership for only $3 per month. As part of the program, we also provide bike safety education and free bike helmets.

Read our FAQ below to learn more about the program.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is BIKETOWN for All?

BIKETOWN for All provides Portland-area residents living on low incomes with a reduced-cost BIKETOWN membership, along with the option of bike safety education and a free helmet.

The program is a partnership between the Community Cycling Center, the Portland Bureau of Transportation, Motivate, the Better Bike Share Partnership, and participating affordable housing communities, social service agencies, and local nonprofits serving Portlanders with low incomes.

How much does a BIKETOWN for All membership cost?

A BIKETOWN for All membership costs $3 per month. It includes 90 minutes of daily riding time.

Who is eligible for BIKETOWN for All?

Individuals whose income qualifies them for an Oregon Trail Card (EBT card) can sign up for a BIKETOWN for All membership online. You can also sign up in person by attending a workshop – please fill out this short interest form to be added to our notification list for upcoming workshops.

How do I sign up for a BIKETOWN for All membership?

Credit/Debit Card Membership

If you have a credit or debit card, you can sign up online right now. We’ll ask for you to verify your Oregon Trail Card number as part of this process. Please note that pre-paid credit/debit cards are not accepted.

Cash Membership

If you’d like to pay with cash, you’ll need to attend an in-person workshop to activate your BIKETOWN for All account. The three-hour workshop covers how to use the BIKETOWN bike share system and includes a group ride to teach essential skills for riding a bike in the city. Participants will also receive a free bike helmet. Card-paying members are welcome to attend these workshops too.

Attendees should bring their Oregon Trail Card with them to the workshop.

Please fill out this short interest form to be added to our notification list for upcoming public workshops.

How do I pay for a BIKETOWN for All membership?

You can pay with a credit card, debit card, or cash.

Do BIKETOWN for All memberships automatically renew each year?

No, BIKETOWN for All memberships do not automatically renew annually. So, if you’d like to continue your membership for another year, you will need to manually renew it. It’s easy to renew online by logging in to your personal BIKETOWN account. BIKETOWN for All members may unsubscribe at any time by emailing support@biketownpdx.com to make that request.

How can I offer BIKETOWN for All to members of my organization?

If you are an affordable housing community, a social service agency, or a community organization that would like to offer reduced-cost BIKETOWN for All memberships, please complete this short interest form.

How is BIKETOWN for All funded?

BIKETOWN for All is primarily funded by a grant from the Better Bike Share Partnership

Motivate, the operator of BIKETOWN and other bike share systems across the country, is also providing an in-kind donation of up to $54,000 by reducing the cost of 500 annual memberships to $3 per month.

Who can I contact with more questions about the BIKETOWN for All program?

If you have questions that haven’t been answered here, please feel free to email BIKETOWNforAll@communitycyclingcenter.org.