Post Tagged with: "biking"

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D.C.’s Capital Bikeshare program offers bicycle rentals in the District.

DC Capital Bikeshare Unaffected by Takeover

The operations of the Washington, D.C. Capital Bikeshare program will continue uninterrupted, after Alta Bicycle Share, its Portland, Ore.-based parent company, has officially been purchased by Bikeshare Holdings LLC. Capital Bikeshare, owned by participating municipal jurisdictions and operated by Alta Bicycle Share, offers over 300 stations and 2,500 bikes for[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 0 comments City News, News
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The D.C. Department of Education has proposed biking restrictions around the new streetcar lanes on H Street/Benning Road.

Streetcar Construction on H Street Completed

As testing continues for the D.C. Streetcar project, operation of the public transportation line is set to begin later this year, after a series of delays plagued the project. Construction is complete on the H Street/Benning Road line connecting Union Station to Oklahoma Avenue in the northeast quadrant of the[Read More…]

by September 5, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Biking Up the Hilltop

With a nickname like the Hilltop, it seems implausible that Georgetown would ever receive an award for being friendly to cyclists. Yet, earlier in the academic year, Georgetown became the first school in the District of Columbia to be recognized as a bike-friendly university by the League of American Bicyclists.[Read More…]

by February 21, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion

A View From the Road

Last summer, I rode my bike across the country along with three friends from high school to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The trek was in honor of my then-boyfriend’s mother, who had recently passed away due to leukemia. Having no cycling experience whatsoever, we agreed to[Read More…]

by April 5, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized
A Steady Ride Over Tough Terrain

A Steady Ride Over Tough Terrain

Few people know how to respond when tragedy strikes. Many mourn, cry and try to move on. Most people, however, don’t respond by organizing a cross-country bike trip. But three Georgetown students did just that this summer to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in honor of their friend David[Read More…]

by August 29, 2012 0 comments The Guide

The Price is Not Right

Outside the front gates, students may have noticed a new addition to the neighborhood: a Capital Bikeshare station. Unfortunately, the convenient benefits offered by Bikeshare comes at a price – one unreasonably high for students. Like many cities, Washington has embraced healthy and clean transportation in order to fight traffic[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 0 comments Opinion