goDCgo is offering District school staff up to $200 towards a new bike used for commuting. If you’ve recently purchased a bike or plan to buy one, get rewarded for doing your part to reduce congestion and improve air quality in DC.
Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) provides bike and commuting education to those that work or live in the District. Check out their learn to ride and city cycling classes.
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There is no application deadline. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the program ends or the funds are depleted.
No. As long as you teach in a District public, private, or charter school, you qualify for the reimbursement regardless of where you live.
Applicants that purchase a bike that costs $200 or more will receive $200 towards the purchase of a new bike until funds are depleted or the program ends. Those that purchase bikes for under $200 will receive a reimbursement for the full amount of their bike.
Applicants will receive the reimbursement in the mail six to eight weeks after applying.
Reimbursements will come in the form of a Visa Gift Card.
No, applicants can make their purchase at any retailer that sells bikes. Bikes must be purchased through a retailer, purchases from 3rd party selling sites, such as Facebook, Craigslist, etc, are not eligible.
Unfortunately, as of now, there are no similar programs for school staff in Maryland or Virginia.
Immediately once your application is approved, you will receive six weekly surveys. After that, the surveys are in three months, six months, and 12 months.
The usage surveys will ask you about your riding frequency, and your experience riding. They are very short, ten questions or less.