BlueBikes (bike share)

BLUEbikes is the public bike share system in Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Everett and Somerville. There are 3,000+ bikes and 300+ stations across the metro area, designed to make quick trips around town affordable, fun and convenient.

How to use BLUEbikes:

  1. Join:  Harvard affiliates receive a discount!
  2. Unlock:  Find an available bike nearby and use your member key to unlock it.
  3. Ride:  Take as many short rides (45 minutes or less) as you want while your membership is active. Longer than 45 minutes incurs a fee.
  4. Return:  Return the bike to any station and wait for the icon on the dock to illuminate, indicating that it’s locked.

BLUEBikes stations in the LMA:

Blue Bikes screenshot

  • Corner of Avenue Louis Pasteur and Longwood Ave, across from Vanderbilt Hall
  • Corner of Avenue Louis Pasteur and Fenway, next to Simmons College
  • Corner of Brookline Avenue and Longwood Ave, next to Beth Israel
  • Corner of Tremont St / Huntington Ave /Francis St (Brigham Circle), in front of Penguin Pizza

Harvard Discount:

Harvard affiliates pay $70 per year ($29 discount) for unlimited 30-minute rides.