Post Tagged with: "Capital Bikeshare"

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Four companies, including Spin, LimeBike and JUMP, have rolled out a dockless bike-share program in the District, in competition with D.C.’s Capital Bikeshare program.

Four Companies Launch Dockless Bike-Share Program

Brightly colored bicycles have been popping up on street corners and curbs around Washington, D.C., in the past week, as various companies like Spin, LimeBike and JUMP have rolled out new dockless bike-share programs. Unlike other bike-share programs that require users to leave bikes at designated docks, these bikes are[Read More…]

by September 29, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
COURTESY CODDESS
The DDOT launched an initiative to make Capital Bikeshare more affordable for low-income residents in the District.

Capital Bikeshare Looks to Incorporate Low-Income Residents

The District Department of Transportation launched a program to enable low-income residents in Washington, D.C., to receive a yearly membership to the bicycle rental service Capital Bikeshare for as low as $5 on April 13. Through the new initiative, D.C. residents who use certain social service programs, such as the[Read More…]

by April 26, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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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
GU Gears Up for Bike Initiatives

GU Gears Up for Bike Initiatives

A series of bicycle-focused measures spearheaded by students and the Georgetown University Police Department aims to foster the biking culture on campus. However, plans for a university bike share have reached a stalling point. The Georgetown University Office of Sustainability is working in collaboration with GUPD to inspect bicycles on[Read More…]

by April 15, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News
Millennials Abandon Cars for Public Transit

Millennials Abandon Cars for Public Transit

New smartphone apps such as Hailo, Hopstop and Uberare revolutionizing travel in cities across the nation, causing a shift from personal cars to other methods of travel. A report released last Tuesday from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group indicated that technology and public transportation innovations in the last 15 years have provided Americans[Read More…]

by October 8, 2013 1 comment City News, News

Two Bikeshare Stations Coming to Georgetown

Members of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E officially voiced their support for the addition of two new Capital Bikeshare stations in Georgetown at their monthly meeting last Monday. One of the stations will be installed outside CVS Pharmacy at 1403 Wisconsin Ave., and the second will be situated by the waterfront at the intersection of 34th and[Read More…]

by March 14, 2013 0 comments News

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

District Provides Bicycle Rentals

Georgetown students will have a new way to leave the Hilltop and explore D.C. this fall, thanks to a regional bike-sharing program introduced by the District Department of Transportation and Arlington County in June. Four bike-sharing stations will open in Georgetown and Glover Park in September, according to The Georgetown[Read More…]

by August 31, 2010 0 comments City News, News