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Capital Bikeshare’s signature red bikes have become a visible presence in Washington DC. Tourists can rejoice that the National Park Service recently allowed Bikeshare stations to be opened on the Mall. Go ahead, explore Washington on two wheels. Locally, the red bikes plus added bike lanes make commuting by bicycle a much more viable option. Yet the city might not even be able to keep pace with the growth in bicycle ridership. Here are some tips so you don’t get in any bicycle collisons.
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Program’s limits mean many users eventually get their own bicycles.
Can Capital Bikeshare overcome the supply and demand issues that are increasingly frustrating customers?
Capital Bikeshare is on schedule to operate in Montgomery County by late summer.
Capital Bikeshare has added a new payment option aimed at making it easier for occasional riders to use the system's one-day membership.
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Program may have underpaid some workers for more than two years, ex-employee tells the Labor Dept.
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The 3.5-mile bridge trail connects National Harbor and the cultural attractions of Old Town Alexandria.
Capital Bikeshare set a record on Saturday, topping 11,000 trips for the first time.
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Friday is Bike to Work Day, but more people in D.C. are cycling to work every day, up sharply since 2007.
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Women are far outnumbered by male bikers, but Washington organizations are working to change that.
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