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Biking

NoMa is one of the most bicycle-friendly neighborhoods in D.C. Cyclists in NoMa enjoy four free air-pumps, eight Capital Bikeshare stations and D.C.’s first protected cycletrack along First Street, NE, which connects to the eight-mile Metropolitan Branch Trail.  Running through Takoma Park, Brookland and NoMa, the Metropolitan Branch Trail is a hike-bike trail that provides bicycle and pedestrian access from the Union Station to Silver Spring, Maryland.

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Union Station Bikestation

NoMa is home to the only Bikestation on the East Coast, which provides secure 24/7 bike parking and lockers for more than 100 bicycles in an ultramodern facility adjacent to Union Station. The Bikestation is home to DC’s popular Bike and Roll rental system and free air pump.

Capital Bikeshare

The District’s bikesharing program makes bicycles available to everyone. Simply take a bike from one of the 150+ stations in DC and Arlington, and return it to a docking station close to your destination. NoMa is served by seven Capital Bikeshare stations.

  • Columbus Circle/Union Station (east side of Union Station)
  • Eckington Place and Q Street, NE
  • First and M Streets, NE
  • Florida Avenue and R Street, NW
  • North Capitol and G Streets, NE
  • Second and G Streets, NE
  • Third and H Streets, NE
  • Union Market/Sixth Street NE

View a complete station map.

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Bike Pumps

Looking for air for your bike tires? The BID has installed three free bike tire pumps at:

  • The corner of Third and L Streets, NE
  • The corner of First and K Streets, NE
  • 801 North Capitol Street (near CCDC)
Biking Ambassador Program

The NoMa Ambassador team now patrols NoMa on a bike! NoMa is the first BID in DC to implement a biking component to the ambassador program. Ambassadors keep an eye on the neighborhood on a set route, that includes the Metropolitan Branch Trail in addition to other main thoroughfares in NoMa.