The Bikeshare program has proved more popular than expected in the year since the cherry red machines debuted on the streets of Washington and Arlington. It has 15,982 annual members, its bikes make an average of 4,000 trips each day and the total number of trips taken hit 1 million Tuesday.
Sept. 20, 2010Christophe Tulou, director of the D.C. Department of the Environment, spreads his arms before a group of bikes before Mayor Adrian M. Fenty kicks off the largest bikesharing program in the country with a news conference and a short bike ride. Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time. The program was hosted by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and actor Dean Cain and featured performances by the Beach Boys, Jack Wagner, Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell and others.