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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

New Orleans Bike Share

The City of New Orleans, in partnership with Social Bicycles, Inc external link (SoBi), is preparing to launch bike share, a new and affordable transportation system for residents to move through the city. Our bike share program will launch in Fall 2017. Check here regularly for updates and how to participate.

Online voting has closed as of June 25th.


Other Updates:

A new Documents section has been added that includes all results from the community workshops.

The launch schedule has been updated in the Station Siting section.

Page Contents:


What is bike share?

Bike share is a fun, healthy, and convenient transit option that is already operating in many major cities across the country and around the globe. Bike share technology offers online and on-the-spot opportunities to reserve and rent a bike that will take you where you need to go. At the end of a journey, just drop it off at the nearest bike share station. You can pick up another when you need it next. Bike share is growing rapidly worldwide external link as a popular and fun transit system. It has been shown to encourage people to drive less, support local business, improve street safety, increase personal health, and enjoy the community more. The goal is to provide a seamless, sustainable, and affordable mode of transportation. It is designed to serve all residents, improve neighborhood quality of life, and provide year-round, equitable access to worksites and destinations.

Watch an overview video of how bike share works by clicking below:


Why is bike share great for New Orleans?

Low-cost transportation system

Makes biking easy to try and more convenient for existing bicyclists

Works with transit

Parking relief

Supports the local economy

Promotes health and wellbeing

It’s safe

Biking is fun!

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Last updated: 6/26/2017 11:23:01 AM

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