Fort Worth residents and visitors can explore the city for free during the first Friday of every month in 2024 due to a partnership between North Texas Healthy Communities and Fort Worth Bike Sharing.

The details

According to a news release, the two organizations—in cooperation with the Blue Zones Project initiative that promotes evidence-based programs to improve well-being—are partnering for the fifth consecutive year to present Free First Fri-Yay. Residents and visitors can visit one of the more than 60 bike-sharing stations in the city to check out a bike for free every first Friday of the month in 2024.

What you need to know

The news release states bikes available include both regular and electric-assist bikes, and they must be docked back in and checked out every two hours to avoid extra charges.

To access the free bike share passes, riders will need to use the BCycle app and use promo code 92020APP, according to the news release. Riders can also use promo code 92020 at many of the bike-sharing kiosks.

According to the news release, the 2024 Free First Fri-Yay dates are:
  • Jan. 5
  • Feb. 2
  • March 1
  • April 5
  • May 3
  • June 7
  • July 4 & 5
  • Aug. 2
  • Sept. 6
  • Oct. 4
  • Nov. 1
  • Dec. 6
Quote of note

“Whether you’re an avid cyclist or a casual rider, Free First Fri-Yay offers a great way to stay active and explore Fort Worth,” NTHC Vice President Matt Dufrene said. “You can commute to work or school on the city’s bike lanes, take care of errands, or just ride around Fort Worth’s network of trails. And if you’re riding with friends or loved ones, it’s another great way to boost well-being.”