Posts Tagged ‘Capital Bikeshare’

Capital Bikeshare to Offer $5 Memberships to Low-Income D.C. Residents

Residents who receive select social services from certain agencies and organizations will only be charged $5 for annual memberships.

Map: Maybe the Metro Shutdown Was Just a Scheme to Promote Capital Bikeshare

The day Metrorail returned was another busy one for Capital Bikeshare.

Map: Bikeshare Stations Full or Empty for 143 Hours During #MetroShutdown Commute

That's way higher than yesterday.

Capital Bikeshare Has Seen a Significant Spike in Single-Use Ridership During Metro Closure

The number of "walk-up" trips more than doubled as compared to last Wednesday morning.

Bowser: D.C. to Treat Metro Closure as ‘Homeland Security Event’

The mayor said she didn't feel "kept out of the loop" by Metro's decision.

DDOT Proposes Adding 99 Capital Bikeshare Stations Over Next Few Years

Including many east of the Anacostia River

Gear Prudence: Who Gets the Last Bike at a Bikeshare Station?

There's no such thing as "closer wins."

Capital Bikeshare Plans Weekday Service Disruption

Non-members—people using credit cards to rent bikes—won't be able to rent bikes at all.

Capital Bikeshare Employees Take Steps to Unionize

New York City bikeshare workers are already unionized.

The District Gets Its 200th Capital Bikeshare Station

Happy fourth birthday, Capital Bikeshare

The Needle: Hellish Island

Hot Hot Heat: D.C. has the sixth-most intense heat island in the United States, according to a report by Climate Central. The study found that, on average, the D.C.urban area is 4.7 degrees warmer during summer than its neighboring, rural areas since 2004. -4
Child's Play: How do you get the D.C. Department of Transportation to pay attention to a [...]

District Line Daily: Police Officer Shot in Attempted Car Jacking

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Police officers are on the search for three or four men after the attempted car jacking [...]

Attention New Bikeshare Members: Capital Bikeshare Finally Has Your Keys

Since June 14, about 2,000 people have tried to become Capital Bikeshare members. Unfortunately, the program's supplier has been out of membership keys since then, which meant newly signed-up members couldn't actually use Bikeshare, unless they were willing to pay the nonmember rate for a ride.
Capital Bikeshare had originally told customers they should receive the keys by July 7, [...]

The Needle: Fact or Fiction?

Crisis Still Not Averted: It seems the Washington football team has a new plan to save its name: a website that lists "facts" explaining why the team name actually honors Native Americans. While the site is ostensibly the project of several former Pigskins players, don't take anything you read on it too seriously. Slate wrote today that Burson-Marsteller, a [...]

The Needle: Locked Out

The Key to Biking: Capital Bikeshare says that due to a shipment problem, it has run out of the keys needed for members to unlock a bike at its more than 300 stations. New keys are not expected to arrive until July 7.  -4
Tumult Tuesdays: A White House intern fainted during the press briefing today on her [...]