Two dockless bike companies are leaving D.C., but that’s not the end of the bike services that riders can pick up and deposit anywhere in the city.
D.C.’s sidewalks are getting crowded with dockless bikes and electric scooters, and the newest entry is challenging the competition to keep the city’s sidewalks from getting cluttered.
The District Department of Transportation is still evaluating the pilot program. Initial permits for the five companies operating in D.C. run through April.
While the D.C.-area’s frigid temperatures sent many people to the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal to skate, a D.C. official is reminding people that it’s no place to leave a bike.
In September, D.C. issued permits to five companies for dockless bikes in the city. But is the convenience of being able to pick up and drop off a bike anywhere enough to top Capital Bikeshare?
Ofo, a dockless bike-share company, rolls into D.C. this week joining other dockless bike operations as part of a pilot program the District is trying.
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