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The RVA BikeShare Program returns August 21

~ City providing all registered BikeShare users with FREE rides through December 31, 2023 ~ 

RICHMOND, Va. –   The Office of Equitable Transit and Mobility, a division of the Department of Public Works will officially relaunch the RVA Bikeshare Program Monday, August 21 in tandem with the opening of a new station at Dominion Energy Center. BikeShare technology related needs will be handled by WeGo-Share and Evolve Mobility will manage the operations and maintenance.

As a welcome back gift, the city is providing all registered BikeShare users free rides through December 31, 2023. All users need to download the RVA Bikeshare app and register to use the system.

Currently, there are 25 self-service stations with a fleet of 300 pedal assisted electric bikes with more stations slated to be installed this year. The BikeShare Program provides a key multimodal option and serves as the first and last mile for many residents traversing the city. 

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The City of Richmond Department of Public Works (DPW) is one of only 195 currently accredited public works agencies in the United States. DPW’s portfolio comprises a wide array of services to include leaf collection; street, sidewalk and alley maintenance; trash collection; recycling; grass cutting;  graffiti removal; parking enforcement; urban forestry; street signs; traffic signals and pavement markings and civil engineering. In addition, DPW maintains upkeep on most city buildings; issues permits for working in the city’s right-of-way; manages the RVA Bike Share program and maintains the fleet of city vehicles. DPW’s operating budget comes from the general fund of the City of Richmond.  For more information about DPW services, click here or call 3-1-1.