BIKETOWN is Portland's bike share system with 1,000 bikes at 100 stations across the central city and close-in neighborhoods.

BIKETOWN at Portland State

PSU hosts four bike share stations and typically has over twenty bikes on campus. Bikes can be parked at any bike rack on campus.

On-campus stations:

  • Student Recreation Center
  • Engineering Building 
  • Smith Memorial Student Union (on Broadway side) 
  • Robertson Life Sciences Building

Click on the image to the right for an interactive map of all BIKETOWN stations or download the app for iPhone or Android.


Link to BIKETOWN Map

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Free for Students!

All PSU students receive free annual memberships:

  • Includes 90 min. of ride time per day and unlimited trips 
  • Must be a current student enrolled in classes at PSU with a valid email address



Discounted PSU Staff and Faculty Membership:

  • Cost: $7/month
  • Includes 90 min. of ride time per day and unlimited trips 
  • Must be a current PSU staff or faculty member with a valid email address
  • Discounted rate requires an annual commitment


Other pricing options (non-PSU affiliated):

  • Pay as you go: $0.08/minute, $5 one-time-sign-up fee, unlimited trips
  • Month-to-Month: $19/month, 90 minutes of riding time and unlimited trips
  • Annual Membership: $99/year, includes 90 min. of ride time per day and unlimited trips 

More pricing details and sign up information can be found on the BIKETOWN site

How It Works

The BIKETOWN system is designed with convenience in mind, for quick trips with no need to wait for traffic or transit -- just hop on and go! 

Using BIKETOWN is super easy:

1. Join by using the above links, being sure to use your email address.
2. Unlock a bike using your 6-digit account number or Member Card and your 4-digit PIN.
3. Ride! Place the U-lock in the holster before you take off.
4. Lock it up. To end your ride, lock your bike to any BIKETOWN station or bike rack in the service area.

Here's a little video explaining how to check out and return a BIKETOWN bike.

BIKETOWN + Transit

BIKETOWN is a great tool for transit users to help them extend the reach of transportation options, making trips by bus or train more accessible, and one-way bike/transit trips possible. Trimet offers great tips on how to incorporate BIKETOWN into your transit route

Adaptive BIKETOWN 

Adaptive BIKETOWN photo

Adaptive BIKETOWN is Portland’s adaptive bike rental program. The program’s goal is to increase biking access for people with disabilities. Discounted rental rates are availalbe to individuals who qualify for a TriMet Honored Citizens Pass (people with disabilities, Medicare recipients, and seniors age 65 and over) or for others who self-identify that they are unable to ride a traditional two-wheeled bicycle, whether due to injury, illness or ability. Visit the Adaptive BIKETOWN website for more information.

 Have more questions? Feel free to contact us or check out BIKETOWN's FAQ page.