College Students Eligible for Free Bikeshare Membership

Capital Bikeshare is offering free memberships to qualifying college students in Montgomery County, according to an MCDOT tweet Wednesday. 

Residents must be at least 18 years old and part of a state or federal assistance program in order to qualify. According to Capital Bikeshare, the included programs are as follows:

-Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

-Women Infants, and Children (WIC)

-Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)

-Supplemental Security Income (SSI/SSDI)

-Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)


-Veterans rated with “60% disability or more”

Those looking to apply for this membership are asked to contact MCDOT and provide one of the following forms: EBT Card, discounted utility bill dated in the last 30 days, SSI/SSDI statement of benefits, Medicaid card or a VA letter. 

MCDOT can be contacted at 240-777-8380 or by email at

For further information, details on the Capital Bikeshare website can be accessed here.

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