July 7, 2017

Howard County Bikeshare Launches in Columbia

Howard County Bikeshare launched this week with a network of seven bikeshare stations with 70 bikes for short term use to members, including both electric assist and traditional bikes. County Executive Allan Kittleman kicked off the launch ceremony with partners including the Horizon Foundation, Columbia Association, Howard Hughes Corporation, Howard County General Hospital, Howard Community College and General Growth Properties (The Mall in Columbia).

Bikeshare offers an affordable and convenient transportation option in Downtown Columbia with seven stations: Howard County General Hospital, Howard Community College, the Columbia Lakefront, The Mall in Columbia, the One Merriweather office building, Oakland Mills Village Center and Blandair Park.

Howard County Bikeshare offers several levels of membership, including $85 for a yearly pass, $15 for a monthly pass and $2 for a single trip “Go Pass.” Passes can be purchased at the Bikeshare stations, or online at www.HowardCountyBikeshare.com. A companion app may also be downloaded from iTunes or Google Play.

Learn more about the Bikeshare launch in stories by the Howard County Times, WTOP, WBAL and Associated Press.