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Based on data from the six largest docked bikeshare systems in the U.S., the number of bikeshare trips increased 34% from 2019 to 2022, the last full year of data. Although the pandemic led to lower monthly totals for most of 2020, there is a clear trend toward increased bikeshare trips over time. For most months, particularly April through December, the number of trips in 2021 and 2022 exceeded the previous year, often by a considerable amount. The number of bikeshare trips in the first three months of 2023 exceeded the number of trips in the same timeframe for each of the past four years. As expected, the number of bikeshare trips tends to be higher in the summer months and lower in the winter months.

Trips on the Six Largest Docked Bikeshare Systems by Month January 2019 - March 2023

Note: N/A = not available. The six systems included in the figure are: Citi Bike New York (New York, NY); Capital Bikeshare (Washington, DC Metropolitan Area); Divvy (Chicago, IL); Bay Wheels (San Francisco, CA); Blue Bikes (Boston Metropolitan Area, MA), and Citi Bike New Jersey (Jersey City, NJ).

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Trends in Docked Bikeshare Trips in the U.S. Since 2019, April 2021.