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… Read More

A Georgetown SmartBike station is one of “the worst pork-barrel projects of the 111th Congress”

That headline is a little misleading—due to a quarrel between Clear Channel, the administrators of the SmartBike bike-sharing program, and the City, it’s unlikely that Georgetown will get a SmartBike station any time soon. Nonetheless, two House Republicans,… Read More

Bad news for bikers: SmartBike expansion stymied

When the District Department of Transportation announced in March that SmartBike (the ride-sharing program that began last August) was set to expand to Georgetown this summer, we were pretty pumped.  Turns out the future of Georgetown bike-sharing isn’t… Read More

SmartBike DC is coming to Georgetown

I like to think of them as having dorkish charm Yipee! By this summer, DDOT will expand SmartBike DC, the bike sharing service that launched earlier this year, to include Georgetown. WTOP reports: The expansion will bring the… Read More

5 shared bikes that look better than Smartbike DC

No matter how you feel about Smartbike DC, the bike sharing program that launched today, it’s hard to argue that the bikes look good. The big rear wheel cover, the mundane star logo, and the red metal make… Read More

Smartbike DC hits the streets today; a great deal if you can find one

At last, DC’s SmartBike bikesharing program is launching today, and our tired legs and lungs couldn’t be happier. Still, it’s already running into problems–the availability map reveals six of the ten locations already have all their bikes checked… Read More

DC gets smart on bikes–but what about Georgetown?

The District’s Department of Transportation has partnered with Clear Channel Outdoor to bring Smart Bike, North America’s first bike sharing program, to DC. Starting next month, program members will be able to borrow bicycles from ten locations around… Read More