BIKETOWN for All

We’re pleased to announce BIKETOWN for All, our new program that offers discounted memberships to Portlanders living on low incomes.

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.

Portlanders who are affiliated with participating affordable housing, social service or community organizations 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.

BIKETOWN for All is a partnership between the Community Cycling Center (CCC), the Portland Bureau of Transportation, Motivate, the Better Bike Share Partnership, and participating affordable housing communities, social service agencies and local nonprofits.

Read our FAQ below to learn more about the program.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is BIKETOWN for All?

BIKETOWN for All is our reduced-cost program to provide Portlanders living on low incomes an affordable BIKETOWN membership, along with bike safety education and a free helmet.

The program is a partnership between the Community Cycling Center (CCC), 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 $9 for three months or $3 per month. It includes 90 minutes of daily riding time.

Who is eligible for BIKETOWN for All?

Members of participating affordable housing, social service and nonprofit community organizations are eligible to sign up for a BIKETOWN for All membership. If your organization is not yet participating in our program, please talk to your case manager or resident service manager and ask them to complete an interest form.

Individuals not associated with a participating organization are also eligible to apply for a BIKETOWN for All membership 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?

Ask a staff person where you receive housing, Oregon Trail Card, job training, or other services to become a BIKETOWN for All partner. Then, attend a workshop sponsored by that group in order to sign up for a BIKETOWN for All membership. 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.

Individuals not associated with a participating organization can also attend a workshop to sign up for a BIKETOWN for All membership. Please fill out this short interest form to be added to our notification list for upcoming workshops.

How do I pay for a BIKETOWN for All membership?

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

You will pay for your membership when you attend a BIKETOWN for All workshop. It costs $9 for three months, or $3 per month.

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 would need to manually renew it.

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 be able 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 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.