Frederick County is offering free shuttle rides. Montgomery County Metrorail stations will hold giveaways and prize drawings Thursday between 6:30 and 9:30 a.m. In Virginia, Car-Free Day is part of the fourth annual Try Transit Week, a statewide effort to encourage public transportation use.
Thursday also marks Capital Bikeshare’s first anniversary; Capital Bikeshare will celebrate Thursday night from 6 to 9 p.m. with a party at Yards Park.
Car-Free Day is held annually on Sept. 22. About 1,500 cities worldwide are expected to participate Thursday.
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