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Capital Bikeshare adds new stations around Prince George’s Co.

A newly-installed bike rack at the Wayne K. Curry Administration Building in Largo. Prince George's County has recently installed five new racks. (Courtesy Prince Georges County Department of Public Works and Transportation)

WASHINGTON — Capital Bikeshare is expanding its territory for bike rentals, establishing itself in Prince George’s County.

Stations are located at the Largo Town Center Metro and the Wayne K. Curry Administration Building. New stations also have opened along the U.S. Route 1 corridor: in University Park, Hyattsville and near the county line with the District.

“We’re just really excited that we have a beginning here, and we’re going to continue until we have a full launch throughout the county,” said Paulette L. Jones, a spokeswoman for the county’s public works department. “In the latter part of the summer, we expect to reach locations in the National Harbor area.”

The county is going through a grant process now to help pay for additional stations, Jones said. To promote cycling, the county added bike racks on county buses and at county office buildings.

You can get real-time information on bicycle and docking availability for any Capital Bikeshare station on its website.


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