Long-Awaited Capital Bikeshare Expansion Coming This Fall

While there are already more than 3,000 bicycles and 350 Capital Bikeshare stations in DC, Arlington, Alexandria, and Montgomery County, the much-anticipated expansion of the system has been on hold since the main supplier of the bicycles, Public Bike System Co., declared bankruptcy in early 2014. Capital Bikeshare (CaBi), which has been a huge success in the DC area, currently has nearly 30,000 members and has supported more than 10 million trips since its establishment in 2010. Thanks to a new agreement with Motivate, the wait for new bikes and stations will soon be over.

Bruce Deming Speaks About Cyclists' Challenges in DC

Due in part to the considerable number of different law enforcement agencies that exist within the District of Columbia, many officers are not well-versed in current traffic laws that pertain specifically to cyclists. This lack of uniform education is a serious issue for cyclists who have been injured in an accident, as the police report is very often the first thing that an insurance adjuster reviews.