Pennies per Day

Bike sharing is a fun, low-cost way to get where you’re going. Whether you want to take one ride or one thousand, we’ve got a plan that works for you.

What you need to know

  • The cost to use Nice Ride varies depending on how long you keep the bike.
  • Single rides are charged at $4 per half hour from the time the bike leaves the station.
  • Usage fees of $4 per half hour are charged for all rides over 60 minutes for memberships and 30 minutes for 3-Day passes.

Single rides and 3-Day passes

Single rides and 3-Day passes can be purchased at any time from all of our 190 stations.


Single Rides

3 Day Passes

All single rides are billed at $4 per ½ hour from the time the bike leaves the station.
  • $10 for unlimited ½ hour rides.
  • Rides lasting longer than 30 minutes pay additional fees of $4 per ½ hour.
  • Each time you return your bike the clock resets and you get another ½ hour with no fees.
  • Ready when you are: Stations are open 24/7 from April to November.
  • Groups: Rent up to 4 bikes at a time per credit card.
  • Great for visitors: Nice Ride is a terrific way to get around the city. Skip the cab and get on a bike.
  • Try before you buy: Not sure if you're ready to become a member? Go for a ride or get a pass and try it out first.

Should I get a membership?

If you're a frequent rider, membership is the way to go. Members get 60 minutes per trip with no usage fees. It's the lowest cost way to use Nice Ride.

  Members pay: Membership Price + Usage Fees  


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Usage Fees

charged per trip over 60 minutes
1-Year $75.00
0-60 min included
30-day Pay-as-you-go $18.00 Each additional ½ hour +$4.00


  • Don't miss a day: 1-Year memberships last a full 365 days. Sign up in August and you'll have access until August of the following year.
  • Best value: With an average of 215 days in the season you get unlimited rides for about 35¢ per day.
30-Day Pay-as-you-go
  • On your terms: After your 30-day access period ends, you will not be charged again unless you reactivate.
  • Ready when you are: Reactivate at any time by inserting your Nice Ride key in any bike dock. You'll be charged another $18 and get access to bikes for another 30 days. Immediately.
30 day Pay-as-you-go membership $18

Avoiding usage fees

Usage fees apply to all memberships and 3-Day passes. They can add up fast but you can avoid them by returning your bike to a station and checking it out again to restart the clock.

Ride Time
usage fees
3-Day Pass
usage fees
0-30 min $0.00 $0.00
30-60 min $0.00 $4.00
1 - 1.5 hrs $4.00 $8.00
1.5 - 2 hrs $8.00 $12.00
2 - 2.5 hrs $12.00 $16.00
2.5 - 3 hrs $16.00 $20.00
3 - 3.5 hrs $20.00 $24.00
3.5 - 4 hrs $24.00 $28.00
4 - 4.5 hrs $28.00 $32.00
4.5 - 5 hrs $32.00 $36.00
5 - 5.5 hrs $36.00 $40.00
5.5 - 6 hrs $40.00 $44.00
6 - 6.5 hrs $44.00 $48.00
Maximum usage fees per day: $65.00


Longer term rentals

Nice Ride is specifically targeted at short term rentals. If you would like to rent a bike for an extended period of time, we recommend that you use a local bike rental service.

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