The mission of Greenride Bikeshare

To transform our region by providing a high quality, convenient and affordable bikeshare system that will connect people to more places where they live, work, and play in Chittenden County by:

Enhancing transportation options and connectivity

Providing an affordable transportation option

Improving access
(in all senses of the word)

Reducing car dependence

Improving individual and community health

Providing first/last mile connections

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Increasing new bike ridership and ownership

In our efforts to improve access to bikeshare for ALL Chittenden County residents, providing affordable memberships that are easy to obtain without the need for a computer or credit card is one of our key goals.

BOLT Forward

Bolt Forward: 50% off Pay as You Go per minute rate Bolt Forward Annual $29.99/year; includes 30 mintues of free ride time per day; $0.35/min after free ride time is used; all unlock fees waived


50% off per minute rate

$29.99 per year annual membership

Bikes available 24/7
365 days per year

In person enrollment help available at select locations

More Details:

      • Out-of-System Fee: $25 fee for locking outside the Greenride system area (see map)
      • Out-of-Hub Fees: $2.50 fee for locking outside a Greenride hubs. (see map)
      • If membership is cash-based and user incurs charges or fees that exceed the credit on their account, they will be responsible for paying those charges and adding more money to their account in a timely manner. Inability to pay for additional usage or fees will lead to warnings and possibly account suspension.


Greenride for All is available to Chittenden County residents ages 18 and older who qualify for The Vermont EBT Card or receive some sort of other assistance. Documentation is required to be submitted directly after signing up for a membership for verification. Please scan (or take a photo) of your documentation before starting.

Typical documentation includes:

  • The Vermont EBT Card, which covers those enrolled in:
    - Women, Income and Children (WIC)
    - Reach Up


  • SSDI - Social security disability
  • Medicaid Card
  • Section 8 Housing
  • Fuel Assistance

Sign-up Process

  1. Decide if a Monthly or Annual plan works better for you
  2. Call us at 866.BOLT.143  or email us at
    We will get you set up with a Bolt Forward account.
    All we will need is:
    • Your full name
    • Your phone number (this number will be associated with your Bolt account)
    • Proof of qualifying status (Military or Veteran ID, CAC ID, EBT/SNAP card or discounted utility bill)
  3. Done! You are now part of the BOLT Forward program

Don't have the ability to scan or take a photo of your documentation? No worries, simply visit Old Spokes Home at 322 North Winooski Ave in Burlington and they will look after you. Or call Old Spokes Home at (802) 863-4475 to ask any questions.

Need help signing up for a membership?

 All locations listed below are trained and willing to help anyone who does not have access to a computer, smartphone or simply need a little help to sign up for a membership. Visit a location during service hours and they can help. Please remember to bring any payment method, ID cards and anything else that might be needed.



10am-6pm Monday-Saturday, Closed Sunday


9am-4pm Monday-Friday


Typically 8:30am-3pm Monday-Friday

UVM Parking and Transportation Services

Typically 8:30am-3pm Monday-Friday

South Burlington Public Library

10am-8pm Monday-Thursday, 10am-5pm Friday & Saturday

Want to pay in cash?

You can pay for your membership using cash at Old Spokes Home. If signing up for a membership at the same time, bring one form of identification and if desiring the discounted membership plan, bring your EBT card OR other documentation to determine your income eligibility. Enrollment hours are subject to change - possibly call ahead before visiting a center.


10am-6pm Monday-Saturday, Closed Sunday