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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

New Orleans Bike Share

Blue Bikes Has Launched!

The City of New Orleans, in partnership with Social Bicycles, Inc external link (SoBi), launched bike share service on December 5 with 15 stations and 115 smart bikes. Remaining bikes and stations will roll-out in waves over 4-6 weeks. To sign-up and see active stations visit

To see an interactive map of all 70 station in the initial service area click here or check out the Station Siting section.


Other Updates:

  • See Station Siting section for map of initial 70 stations.
  • Results from the online poll have been published in the Documents 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: 12/5/2017 4:56:11 PM

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