Shared Cars, Bikes, and Other Vehicles
Several companies offer shared mobility services in Berkeley, including rentals of cars, bikes, scooters, and more.
Shared mobility services—such as bikes, electric scooters, and cars—offer a convenient way to get around Berkeley without having to own your own vehicle.
Shared electric bikes and scooters
Borrow an electric scooter or bicycle to take short trips on roads or bike lanes around Berkeley. Use the company’s app to find a scooter or bike near you, use it to get to your destination, and lock it at any public bike rack for the next user.
Two different companies meet the City’s terms and conditions for shared electric bikes, seated scooters or standing scooters. Download the app from the company’s website to borrow a scooter. Call or email to report improperly parked devices:
- Veoride standing and seated scooters: (855) 836-2256, BKLOps@veoride.com
- Link standing and seated scooters: (844) 701-8163, Oakland_ops@link.city
Borrow a bike from Bay Wheels, a bike-sharing network with stations around Berkeley and the Bay Area. Learn more about the program, including discounted memberships for low-income residents, on the Bay Wheels website.
Borrow a car from Gig Car Share, a one-way car sharing network with vehicles in the East Bay and San Francisco. Use the Gig app to find a car parked near you, borrow it for your trip, and return it by parking anywhere in the allowed zone. Learn more and sign up for an account with Gig Car Share.
Information for shared mobility companies
The City of Berkeley regulates these shared mobility services to ensure that they operate safely. Organizations interested in offering shared mobility in Berkeley can find applications and information below.
- One-Way Car Share Permit Application
- One-Way Car Share Parking Permit Application
- One-Way Car Share Detailed Vehicle Information