Five new Capital Bikeshare stations have been opened along the U.S. 1 corridor, including stations at University Park, Hyattsville and near the county line with D.C.
Shared bikes that can be left wherever the rider ends up are helping more people get access to the mode of transportation that reduces car traffic and increases exercise, but they are creating chaos on the streets of major cities.
“We have to stop looking at things in individual silos of bus, rail, car, bike, walking,” says Michael Melaniphy, president and CEO of the American Public Transportation Association.
WASHINGTON — With more than 11 million trips since 2010, Capital Bikeshare has been a huge success in D.C. Now the District’s Department of Transportation has released a plan to improve the bike-share system over the…
WASHINGTON — Area planners say that cycling as a way to get from point A to point B is becoming so integral to the way that D.C.-area residents get around, that including bike infrastructure in master…
WASHINGTON — The latest survey on Capital Bikeshare use is out, and it’s showing who rides those big red bikes and why. According to the survey, prepared by LDA Consulting and Mobility Lab, 65 percent…
Maybe the buses and Metro trains in D.C. would be a little more crowded if not for those red and yellow bikes with the fat tires.
It\’s said that women compose just 24 percent of the overall ridership in the D.C. region, and a number of issues help explain the disparity.
Capital Bikeshare is on track to expand to Fairfax County and a
public meeting this week will give neighbors in Reston, Va. a chance to weigh in.
Fairfax Advocates for Better Bicycling gathered this weekend with local leaders to push for more options for getting around by bike.
An avid biker rides all 34 miles of Montgomery County\’s Capital Bikeshare trail.
Smartphone apps are making it easy for millennials to snub car ownership. A new study finds that apps make it easier for those wtihout cars to access alternative transportation options from bikes to buses to rental cars.
The ribbon is about to get cut at three new locations.
As Capital Bikeshare stations are popping up in Bethesda, Silver Spring and Takoma Park, WTOP learns an event to formally launch the program is is coming at the end of September.
Just shy of its three year anniversary in the D.C. area, Capital Bikeshare celebrated a milestone on Sunday, Aug. 18: 5 million rides on the bikesharing system that now averages 10,000 rides each day.
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