Metro Bike & Ride Facilities

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Bike and Ride kiosk

At Metro's new Bike & Ride at College Park - U of MD station, you can park your bike in a secure, enclosed area with card access. You pay just pennies per hour, with no monthly or annual fees.

How It Works

  • Get a BikeLink™ card. Purchase one online or call 1-888-540-0546. The card will arrive by mail.
  • Verify your identity. For your security, every new user's ID is checked and photographed the first time they use the facility. Verification via camera takes only a few minutes. A one-time $5 charge is deducted from your card for this service.
  • Park and retrieve your bike. Insert your card. Press the button to confirm you are parking or picking up a bike. The door will unlock when you remove the card. Always lock your bike inside.
  • Rates: 5 cents per hour from 8 am - midnight, 2 cents per hour all other times.
  • Rules:
  • You can access the Bike & Ride 24 hours a day with your card. The facility is equipped with security cameras.

What You Get

  • Secure bike parking whenever you need it, 24/7
  • No monthly or annual fees
  • Parking for a few hours, overnight or for several days, paying only for what you use
  • A stored-value card that is also your key to the facility: secure, easy to use, and with no expiration
  • 24-hour customer support

Tip: Keep a "Station Bike" at the Bike & Ride

Do you work near College Park - U of MD station, but not close enough to walk? With secure parking at the Bike & Ride, you can keep your bike at the station overnight, arrive at the station in the morning, and finish your commute by bike.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I add value to my card when it runs out?
Yes. Call BikeLink at 888-540-0546, or go to and click "Add value to card."

Will my BikeLink card work at any BikeLink facility?
Yes. Your BikeLink card will work at any BikeLink facility, even in other cities/states.

What if I lose my card?
Contact BikeLink using the online form at or call 888-540-0546 immediately.

Can you refund the value on my lost card?
Your BikeLink card is like cash. The value is stored on the card itself, not on a network; so it is not possible to have your card deactivated or have value on it refunded if you lose it.

What if I don't have enough value on my card to pay?
We don't want to leave you stranded. You can always re-enter and get your bike, but your card will be unable to gain access again until you add value to it.

Why charge for bike parking?
The minimal fee keeps non-commuters from using the Bike & Ride as a personal storage unit and helps offset our operating costs.

Who should I call for help?
For any questions about the facility, contact BikeLink at 888-540-0546 or use the online form at bikelink.

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