TAKE AUSTIN BY THE HANDLEBARS.
Catching a show on Red River? Eating on the East Side? Paddleboarding at Zilker? All of the above?
Hop on a B-cycle and coast your way through the People’s Republic of Austin.
Position: Austin B-cycle Field Operations Technician
Join Austin's original, non-profit bike share system and help revolutionize the way people get around downtown! We just expanded to 76 stations and almost 600 bikes and are looking for a hard-working team member to help us ensure our riders are getting the best possible experience.
The Field Operations Technician is the vital cog in the machine that keeps Austin...more
Austin B-cycle is your healthy, fun way to get around and get the most out of the city that you love.
2018 was a banner year for us at over 385,000 trips, the most we’ve ever seen!
This year we also added a new pay by the trip pass at the station and online and are testing e-bikes, which are now finable on our app by looking for the stations with lighting bolts.
Ever wonder where the most popular spots in our system...more
On December 21, 2013, the Austin B-cycle system launched as Austin's public bike share system, a partnership between the City of Austin and the local non-profit Bike Share of Austin. We started with just 11 stations and 100 bikes downtown and have grown to 76 stations and 510 bikes. We are now everywhere from South Congress to UT campus and the Eastside to Deep Eddy in the...more
Have you noticed one of these new, shiny white bikes at our stations lately? It's the new BCycle e-bike that we are testing.
The bike are a pedal assist based on the award winning Bosch mid-drive system. Just turn the motor on with the control on the left handlebar, and the motor will seamlessly kick-in to provide you extra power when you need it.
Checking one out works just like regular bikes, and there is no surcharge to ride....more
In a major milestone for Austin’s nationally recognized public bike sharing program, riders of Austin B-cycle have surpassed the one million trip mark.
“For the last four and half years, Austin B-cycle has provided a fast, fun way to navigate downtown, avoiding traffic and making our community healthier” said Elliott McFadden, Executive Director of Austin B-cycle. “We are in awe of the community support and popularity of our program...more
Austin’s bike share system surpasses previous overall use record from 2015. This year saw a nearly 50% increase in bike share usage compared to 2017 and set an overall system record for the festival at 23,526 trips! Here are some of the numbers we took pride in:more
Camille J. Park
First-time visitors and long-time natives never tire of Austin's plethora of wall art. It's no surprise that cyclists are using Austin's murals to step up their #baaw game.
The hashtag is often found on Instagram, partnered with a photo of a Bike-Against-A-Wall, hence, baaw. Anyone can take one, and we found a couple that can be easily found during a tour around downtown on a B-Cycle or on your own bike.
Every month during summer we'll be updating you guys with a new route to take around our fine city. Take these self-guided rides at your own pace. Ride off the beaten path and find something new about Austin!
Each ride will have a Google Maps enable route, you can follow visually or listen along for directions. Want to take a pitstop somewhere not on the route? No problem, your phone's GPS will keep you updated on your...more
As a low cost transportation alternative, Austin B-cycle is making our bike share system a viable solution for low-income individuals in the Austin area. Our mission is to improve the mobility, economy, and health of Austin and the “B-cycle for All” program will work to ensure that we are serving all of our entire community.
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As a B-cycle member, you get access to nearly 400 B-cycle bikes around...more