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BI Ride

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BI Ride is an on-demand bus service for getting almost anywhere on Bainbridge Island. The service runs morning through mid-afternoon when Routed buses are not running. Ride for $2 or less. Hop on at timed stops or book a ride with Ride Pingo.  
 

HOURS OF SERVICE  |  SERVICE AREA  |  HOW TO RIDE  |  HOW TO PAY

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BI Ride Hours of Service

WEEKDAYS

8:45 AM - 3:30 PM

Ferry terminal: Last pickup at 3:15 PM,
dropoff at 3:50 PM.

 Bloedel Reserve is closed on Mondays.

SATURDAY

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Trips after 4:00 PM must be booked through app,
and reservations by phone must call before 4:00 PM.

Holidays: Click here for BI Ride's Holiday Schedule.

For bus service outside BI Ride hours – Click Here

Trying to catch a ferry?

Select “Transit Connect” and the sailing time when making your request. Not available for pre-booked rides. 

Areas Served

Most of Bainbridge Island, including Bainbridge Island Ferry Dock, Bloedel Reserve, Lynwood Center, Manitou Beach, Battle Point, Port Madison, Rockaway Beach, Miller Road, Day Road, Sportsman Club Road, New Brooklyn Road, High School Road, Madison Avenue and Winslow.

All trips must start and end on Bainbridge Island. 

Snow Route

BI Ride will travel a modified service area when Snow and Extreme Weather events are activated unless service has been canceled or altered to Emergency Service. Emergency Service only operates Highway 305 on Bainbridge Island.
Click here for BI Ride snow and extreme weather service area map.

Schedule Effective: June 12, 2023

 

Service Area Map

Request a ride now or schedule a trip up to seven days in advance. Our buses cannot navigate certain streets. Refer to map below for BI Ride’s service area.

 

Downtown Winslow Map – Routed Bus stops

Once BI Ride service ends, board Routed buses at marked stops in the downtown core (see Downtown Winslow map below). Outside the downtown core, flag down Routed buses along their route at any safe roadside location on the island.

Downtown Winslow Routed Bus Stops Map

 

Download Winslow map (pdf)

Snow & Extreme Weather
Service Area Map – Click Here
 


Hop on BI Ride at Scheduled Times

In addition to offering trips on demand through the Ride Pingo app or by phone, BI Ride operates scheduled trips between the Bainbridge Island Ferry Terminal and Downtown Winslow near Town & Country Market. If you need to travel elsewhere on the island, you can either schedule your ride and wait at the ferry terminal, or ride to Winslow and book another trip for later in the day. 

WEEKDAYS
Approximate Travel Time: 3 Minutes

Winslow Way to
Bainbridge Ferry Terminal

9:30
10:15
11:20
12:10
1:05
1:55
2:45

Bainbridge Ferry Terminal
to Winslow Way 

9:40
10:25
11:30
12:20
1:15
2:05
2:55

SATURDAYS
Approximate Travel Time: 3 Minutes

Winslow Way to
Bainbridge Ferry Terminal

9:35
10:15
11:20
12:10
1:10
2:00
2:50

Bainbridge Ferry Terminal
to Winslow Way 

9:45
10:25
11:30
12:20
1:20
2:10
3:00

Bold PM time

 

How to Ride – Now or Later

Use the Ride Pingo App 

  1. Download the Ride Pingo app.
  2. Enter your details to create a profile.
  3. Book your ride. Request a ride or schedule a pickup.  

Click here to learn more about Ride Pingo. 

Call to Schedule a Ride

Call 1.844.424.7433. Reservation lines are open from 8am to 4pm, Monday through Saturday. Depending on call volume, you may have to wait to speak to a representative. 

Individual trips may be grouped with other BI Ride or ACCESS service trips to the same or nearby destinations. For riders planning to connect to the Bainbridge Ferry Terminal, the trip will be scheduled to meet those specific time needs. For trips with no specific time constraints, riders may be asked to adjust their desired trip time to coordinate with other scheduled trips in their area.

Who can ride?

BI Ride is open to anyone but isn’t designed for large groups. You can request a ride for up to six (6) passengers at a time. If you are making a reservation by phone, please notify the reservationist of the total number of passengers. Kitsap Transit will try its best to meet all requested trips but cannot guarantee seating for groups.


Fares

  • Adult Fare (one-way): $2.00
  • Reduced Fare (one-way): $1.00
    • To qualify for a reduced fare, customers must show a valid Medicare Card or a Regional Reduced Fare Permit (RRFP).
  • FREE: Anyone aged 18 and under can ride Kitsap Transit services free of charge.
  • Visit our fares page for more details.

How to Pay

 

 

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60 Washington Avenue, Suite 200, Bremerton, WA 98337 Visit our office Phone: (360) 373-2877 or 1-800-501-RIDE