Monday, September 27, 2010

Capital Bike Share @ Anacostia Metro

The Capital Bike Share program has arrived in Southeast at 5 locations- Anacostia Metro, MLK Ave, Penn Branch, Minnesota Ave, and Good Hope/Naylor Road.

Capital Bikeshare basically functions like ZipCar except for bikes.

The system is pretty basic. You have options where you can pay as little as $5 or as much as $50/year for unlimited for quick point-to-point stops.But pay close attention because after you exceed your limit, you get charged extra per hour. Worse, if you lose the bike, you get charged $1000!

Helmets are encouraged!

Capital Bikeshare is great for people who need short-term mobility. But I hope we can logically follow these bikeshares up with bike lanes along MLK blvd and Good Hope Road.

For more information:
Captial Bikeshare
Customer Service
Phone: 1-877-430-BIKE (2453)
24 hours / 7 days a week, English, French and Spanish)
Capital Bikeshare
1812 Half Street SW
Washington D.C. 20024 USA

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