Real estate listings tout proximity to it, retailers want to be near it, and communities are clamoring for it; Capital Bikeshare has become an economic development tool that some think could be as potent as cars and Metro in guiding development.
Jun 11, 2013 The Washington Examiner
What makes Capital Bikeshare, the largest such program in the U.S. with nearly 2000 bikes, a success? What are its shortcomings? Mohana Ravindranath investigates.
May 22, 2013 The Washington Post
Tom Vanderbilt discusses the development of D.C.'s Capital Bikeshare program - the nation’s largest, most successful bike-share service - which "was essentially born late one night, two decades ago, in a library."
Jan 8, 2013 By
Martin Di Caro reports on the enthusiastic response that the bike rental program Capital Bikeshare has produced in D.C., and the significant changes it's sparked in the local culture and economy.
Jul 12, 2012 WAMU
A recent study synthesizes Capital Bikeshare data in order to help planners assess and improve bike sharing as a viable transportation investment. As the system expands into suburban DC, this research may help predict where it can succeed.
Apr 12, 2012 Greater Greater Washington
Katie Rogers reports on Washington D.C.'s struggles with a burgeoning bicycle culture, as incidents of accidents, harassment, and intimidation rise.
Mar 22, 2012 The Washington Post
The runaway success of Washington D.C.'s bikeshare program, in less than two years of operation, has it poised to expand to the city's suburbs this year.
Feb 3, 2012 The Washington Post
Earlier this week, New York City officials announced a new bikeshare system that will be available to New Yorkers in 2012.
Sep 16, 2011 TheCityFix.com
In city after city, cyclists are hit, injured, and killed less often when using bike-sharing than when riding their personal bicycles.
Jun 16, 2011 Streetsblog
NPR reporter Jacob Fenston hits D.C. streets to interview folks about the nation's largest bikesharing program, with 12,000 members.
Jun 1, 2011 NPR: Morning Edition