Posts tagged with 'Capital Bikeshare'
Bye Bye Bikeshare, See You Next Spring
Bye Bye Bikeshare, See You Next Spring
UPDATE, 12/15/10: Capital Bikeshare in Washington D.C. has announced the Winter Weather Warrior contest. To the Capital Bikeshare annual or monthly member with the most trips taken from January 1- February 28 goes a three-year extension of his/her membership, two ...
Bike Sharing: The Newest Mode of Public Transport
Bike Sharing: The Newest Mode of Public Transport
With bike sharing systems popping up all over the world, it’s about time we look critically at the role these systems can play in a city’s urban fabric and transportation system. While bikes have been an integral part of the ...
Upcoming Events: Capital Bikeshare on the Move and Car-Free Days
Upcoming Events: Capital Bikeshare on the Move and Car-Free Days
According Kent Boese of the blog Parkview DC, the installation of a Capital Bikeshare station in Petworth is complete. Beose says, the “station is one of three that will be available to Park View residents. The other two are scheduled ...
Tip of the Helmet: Bird Names for Bike Crossings and Capital Bikeshare Swag
Tip of the Helmet: Bird Names for Bike Crossings and Capital Bikeshare Swag
Two recent developments in D.C. merit a Tip of the Helmet, the second installment of our Colbert-inspired series to highlight recent promising developments in the sustainable transport world.
Bike Share Station Locations Announced
Bike Share Station Locations Announced
The District Department of Transportation has released the preliminary map of bike share locations for the new Capital Bikeshare, set to open this fall with 1,100 bikes at 114 solar-powered stations. The proposed station locations incorporated suggestions registered on DDOT’s ...
Two-Wheel Revolution: Bikesharing Takes Off
Two-Wheel Revolution: Bikesharing Takes Off
In 2005,  with the launch of Vélo’v in Lyon, a global bikesharing movement began. By 2007, Paris began a similar bike-share with 10,000 bikes, and quickly doubled that number due to high demand. That same year, Barcelona initiated its bike-share system, Bicing, with ...