37th and O Street Capitol Bikeshare location shuts down until November

The construction outside the front gates has taken yet another victim. Aside from the blocked-off areas and the sand all over the sidewalks (Editor’s note: That is from the construction, right?), back in May the construction also forced our wonderfully convenient G2 stop to move all the way to Wisconsin Avenue. And now they’re taking away […]

Capitol Bikeshare arrives in Georgetown, sans bicycles

After debuting its Capital Bikeshare program in late September, the D.C. Department of Transportation finally installed Georgetown’s very own solar-powered bicycle station earlier this week. The station, which is located in the House of Sweden parking lot at the intersection of K Street and 29th Street, doesn’t have any bicycles yet. According to Georgetown Metropolitan, […]

Prefrosh Preview: Transportation in D.C. and how to get around the city

For the five-hundredth time, cars are not allowed in Georgetown under any circumstance. But, don’t let this sad realization discourage you from exploring the amazing city you have at your fingertips! Once you have an idea of what you want to do, there are numerous ways to plan your trip so you can travel efficiently […]

Commuting in the Capital: Cycling in D.C. from a cyclist in Chicago

I ride on LSD. The mayor told me to. This t-shirt slogan might have you a little confused if you don’t hail from the streets of Chi-town. LSD is the acronym for Lake Shore Drive, the major road that runs between the shores of Lake Michigan and the city. Every last Sunday in May, LSD […]

White girl travels east of the river, gets scared, blogs about it

“Being the minority is scary,” muses Marianne Johnson, an American University student that is blogging about her internship experience on an AU-hosted network. Vox thought it had seen the last of disastrously misinformed race commentary in Greater Greater Washington contributor Veronica Davis’ post about why black neighborhoods see low Capital Bikeshare usage (Her answer: “In general, African-Americans…are […]