Capital Bikeshare

Bicycle sharing has become increasingly popular across the world. More cities are adopting bikeshare schemes, but one of the challenges has been how to encourage people using a bikeshare to also use a helmet to minimize head injury in the event of an accident.  Blog Post
Nov 9, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
A new study finds evidence of a causal link between bikeshare and congestion in Washington, D.C.
Aug 26, 2015   Resources for the Future
With 350 bikeshare stations already in its system, Capital Bikeshare announced the addition of eight new stops at high-profile locations in and around the nation's capital.
Jul 26, 2015   The Washington Post
The diversity gap between the population of Washington, D.C. and the membership of its model bikeshare system is well established, but it's also getting worse.
Apr 30, 2015   The Washington Post
Emily Badger of The Washington Post Wonkblog writes about a new study showing the economic benefits of converting street spaces in front of storefronts to parklets. Other options for street spaces include bike lanes, bikeshare docks, and bus lanes.
Mar 25, 2015   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
A post on Greater Greater Washington takes inventory of the nation's bikeshare system, finding steady growth in the number of bikshare systems in 2014, but not the explosive growth of 2013.
Feb 12, 2015   Greater Greater Washington
The Capital Bikeshare system's push into the suburbs of Maryland surged back from an initial slow start.
Jan 31, 2015   The Washington Post
Exclusive
The following interview, as published in the 4th Edition of the Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs, features Kimberly Lucas, bicycle program specialist for the District Department of Transportation. Exclusive
Nov 20, 2014  By Kimberly Lucas
In a recent piece, Kristine Johnston reviews Washington D.C.'s Capital Bikeshare program and its accessibility for low-income, non-white populations.
Sep 13, 2014   Georgetown Public Policy Review
Few transportation projects have transformed D.C. as thoroughly as Capital Bikeshare. From humble beginnings in 2010 with fewer than 50 stations, there are now over three hundred stations and 2500 bikes spread across the city.
Apr 23, 2014   Elevation DC
Adrienne LaFrance surveys the bike scene in Washington D.C.—from co-ops to bikeshare programs to social groups.
Mar 6, 2014   The Washington Post