goDCgo is an initiative of the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) that encourages the use of sustainable transportation. We provide complimentary transit resources and consulting services to DC organizations and commuters. Our goal serves to decrease traffic congestion, improve air quality and create a better quality of life in the DC area.
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      Overcoming the First Mile, Last Mile in DC

      October 09, 2017

      FMLM may sound like a confusing medical term, but in the world of public transportation, it stands for “First Mile/Last Mile.” Getting to/from the primary mode of travel is a prevalent challenge that nearly all cities face while trying to plan for, and increase, the use of public transit. It can be a huge hurdle and is often what prevents people from using public transportation to begin with. First Mile, Last Mile refers to the commute distance from a person’s home (or starting point) to the transportation site and following the commute from said location to their final destination. For example, someone commuting into the District from Reston who wants to ride the Metro needs to get to the station from their house, ideally without driving alone in a car, and there’s oftentimes no perfect solution....

      Top cycling situations to avoid

      September 26, 2017

      Cycling is one of the healthiest and most fun ways to get from point A to B. To ensure your ride goes as smoothly as possible, you should always avoid some common “tricky situations” that may lead to collisions with motorists. Wearing a helmet and signaling is always a must, but here are some situations to look out for when riding alongside traffic:...

      Dockless Bikeshare in the District: FAQ’s

      September 25, 2017

      By now, you might have heard that DDOT is allowing private companies to operate dockless bikeshare in the District. The six-month demonstration project will determine if dockless bikeshare will be allowed to remain in the District, and how such businesses would be required to operate. Many have had questions regarding this new service, so we’ve answered the most common inquiries below. Should you require more information, please contact dockless.bikeshare@dc.gov. ...

      leave the car at home

      September 20, 2017

      International Car Free Day is only a few short days away on Friday, September 22, 2017. People across the world in over 40 countries will come together and leave the car keys at home for a day to do their part in making the world a little more green and the roads a lot less congested....

      How are you preparing for Car Free Day?

      September 11, 2017

      Mark your calendars! Friday, September 22 is Car Free Day. Celebrated around the world, this is a free event in which people are encouraged to get around town without driving alone in cars. The entire community is invited to take different modes of transportation such as train, metro, bus, carpool, or bike. Or, maybe cut the commute completely and telework. The goal is to reduce traffic congestion, create a greener environment, reduce the demand for gasoline, and help people save money and reduce stress! Over 1,500 cities in 40 countries will participate in Car Free Day 2017....

      New Capital Bikeshare Docking Stations to Meet the Needs of Tourists

      September 08, 2017

      Capital Bikeshare con 15th Street NW and M Street NW, convenient for the Loews Madison Hotel and Westin Washington D.C. City Center; 15th Street NW and Constitution Avenue NW, convenient for attractions along the National Mall, including the new National Museum of African American Culture; Virginia Ave and 25th Street NW, convenient for the Watergate Hotel and University Inn, Washington D.C; and New stations in Georgetown including Potomac Street NW and M Street NW and 31st Street NW and K St NW, perfect for those exploring this historic area.   If your hotel or tourism site would like to promote Capital Bikeshare to your customers, goDCgo can support you so please contact us....

      Get Active on the Klingle Valley Trail

      August 29, 2017


      TELEWORKING 101: is it right for you?

      August 23, 2017

      To some, the idea of teleworking sounds like some sort of unattainable dream only practiced by those lucky enough to work in Silicon Valley. But, you might be surprised to know that more than 20% of DC area employees are already taking advantage of their employer’s telework programs....

      All the places you'll go... with the new Capital Bikeshare App

      August 11, 2017

      The new Capital Bikeshare app "CaBi" has launched and it's amazing! While third party apps like SpotCycle and Transit App will continue to provide information on bike and dock availability, the new Capital Bikeshare app has some truly unique features that make it a fantastic addition to your bikeshare toolbox. These include checking out a bike with your phone, monitoring ride time, and tracking your stats. The app is availalbe on iOs and Android devices, download it to get started....

      Let Us Be Your Go-To Transit Resource

      June 09, 2017


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