Capital Bikeshare announces expansion after biggest summer yet

After a record-breaking summer with over 1,000,000 bike rides since June 1, Capital Bikeshare will be expanding their presence in the D.C. area. The company’s expansion comes in the face of numerous setbacks and problems with vendors. In a… Read More


D.C. releases $54 billion transportation plan spanning until 2040

The District government released a draft of their Multimodal Long-range Transportation Plan, which will go into effect over the next thirty years, last Friday. The plan aims to address demands for additional transportation throughout the city and includes new… Read More

Where’s the Circulator? Google Maps can tell you

Is there any reason not to love the Circulator? Their buses are clean, frequent, and cheaper than most other forms of D.C. transportation, and they follow pretty convenient routes. They’re so reliable, in fact, that they’re probably the… Read More

WMATA explores cuts in bus service to Georgetown

In effort to close its daunting $189 million budget gap in 2011, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is exploring a host of fiscal measures that involve raising fares, cutting rail service, and cutting bus service in 2011,… Read More

Georgetown residents lobbying for a Wisconsin Avenue streetcar line

The District Department of Transportation is undertaking a massive effort to install 37 miles of streetcar tracks in D.C. That includes uncertain plans to run a streetcar line up Wisconsin Avenue, connected to the line that will run… Read More

D.C. Council measure may allow Circulator to extend route to Rosslyn

The D.C. City Council is considering a bill that would allow the Circulator—the frequent, clean, and inexpensive buses that link multiple core areas of the city—to run outside of the District. That measure’s approval, writes the Washington Post‘s… 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

Circulator to Rosslyn may replace Georgetown Blue Bus

Next fall, you may be hopping the Circulator for $1 to escape the Georgetown bubble via Rosslyn, as opposed to one of the Blue Buses that currently rumble down the streets of Georgetown. Why? Well, WTOP reports in… Read More

WMATA giving Google Transit the high hat

Center for American Progress blogger Matt Yglesias noticed today that WMATA is refusing to provide information for Google Map’s new Transit feature. The free service allows users to plan trips using public transit schedules and actually see their… Read More

When I was your age, we walked to Dulles and we liked it!

At the conclusion of finals, some students’ travails will continue as they schlep their way to Dulles International Airport. If this describes what’s ahead for you, try take heart in the fact that your progeny will have it… Read More