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 […]

The Morning Digest: De-stress, the National Mall, and bikeshare

Better than a cup of coffee, the Morning Digest will provide you with what you need to be prepared for the day: a daily round-up of links, local news, and important events on campus and around D.C. Note: Due to the looming shadow of finals, Vox will be operating at a reduced posting schedule until the end of the […]

Georgetown to add two new Capital Bikeshare locations

New and existing Georgetown Bikeshare locations In the meeting of the ANC 2E last Monday (which Vox was unable to attend, guess you’ll have to get your hard-hitting analysis of street traffic elsewhere), commissioners unanimously approved two new Capital Bikeshare locations: one next to the CVS on the Wisconsin Ave. and the other in the […]

District Digest: Bustin’ loose for the late Chuck Brown

This week in D.C. news features Chuck Brown’s memorial service, a Washington Times columnist’s worst work, and the latest on the D.C. Council’s vote on whether to give city employees back pay. Chuck Brown memorial service The late, great, pioneer of go-go music Chuck Brown passed away on May 16. Our nation’s capital celebrated Brown […]

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 […]

ANC Wrap-up: “What we don’t do is decide anything.” -Ron Lewis

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E (Georgetown-Burleith-Hillandale) met for its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School. And threw it out the… The ANC was not supportive of requests to convert the second story of a 35th Street residence into an apartment. According to Commissioner Ron Lewis, ANC 2E would not consider […]

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, […]

ANC Wrap-up: Choosing those pesky Bikeshare locations

After an ANC-less August, last night’s Advisory Neighborhood Committee agenda featured bikes, break-ins, and a daunting backup of private projects. Bicycle Races The next major topic of discussion was the highly-anticipated Capital Bikeshare program. DDOT spokesman Chris Holben announced that the two-year old SmartBike project—the first public bike-sharing program in the US—has been so successful […]

Capital Bikeshare program coming to Georgetown’s campus

No bike? No problem. Starting this fall, the DC Department of Transportation (DDOT) plans to expand its popular bicycle rental program to 100 stations across the city. Building off of the success of the SmartBike DC bicycle sharing program, Capital Bikeshare will bring at least 1000 bicycles to the streets of Washington. And here’s the […]