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      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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      It's National Bike Month!

      May 14, 2018

      May is National Bike Month. Why not get outside and enjoy Washington, DC on two wheels? A simple way to start is by commuting to work on your bike or exploring new trails on the weekend. If you want to get the whole family involved, try biking to school with your children or encourage them to bike to school with their friends. Bicycling to school keeps kids active and helps them form healthy habits that can last a lifetime. Plus, it will get them energized for a fun day of school! Here are some other ways to celebrate National Bike Month: National Bike Challenge 2018: Take your biking experience to the next level by participating in Love to Ride's National Bike Challenge.  Registration is FREE, so tell your friends and colleagues to join you for a fun, friendly challenge from May through September. Rally your team and ride! Bike to Work Day 2018: Register for Bike to Work Day on May 18 - the first 20,000 registrants will receive a free t-shirt. Be sure to stop by goDCgo's pit stop in Anacostia!  DC Bike Ride 2018: DC Bike Ride is the only day you can adventure around DC by bike with no cars. Register for this exciting event on May 19.  Take a WABA cycling class: Are you new to cycling? The Washington Area Bicyclists Association offers cycling classes for bikers of all levels. Whether you're a seasoned cycler or just starting out, WABA has a class for you. ...

      New 100% Electric DC Circulator Buses

      May 01, 2018

      As of May 1, 2018, DC Circulator will be rolling out brand-new 100% electric buses!  The new battery-electric buses, Proterra E2 Catalyst Electric Buses, are manufactured in the United States and run on 100 percent battery electric propulsion. The vehicles will bring clean, quiet, zero-emission transportation to more than 4.8 million annual riders and the Circulator’s approximate 200 drivers. The District’s electric bus rollout will make it the largest electric bus fleet in the DC region, the current largest electric fleet on the East Coast, and one of the largest electric bus fleets nationwide....

      Slug Lines and i-66 Incentives for loudoun County Commuters

      April 26, 2018

      With the launch of new rush-hour tolls on I-66 Inside the Beltway that began in December 2017, Loudoun County Commuter Services is supporting commuters who travel into the District using an alternative to driving alone with a new incentive program, I Share 66.  Commuters who sign up for a vanpool, carpool, or take the Loudoun County Transit Commuter Bus will receive special incentives for reducing single-occupancy vehicles:...

      Are You Ready for Bike to Work Day 2018?

      April 24, 2018

      On Friday, May 18, 2018, the DC region will host its 20th annual Bike to Work Day to celebrate bicycling – a fun, healthy, and affordable way to get around! There will be over 100 pit stops along heavily used bike commuter routes to offer bicyclists a chance to stop for refreshments, giveaways, and bicycling information. ...

      The Best Spots for Your Cherry Blossom Viewing Pleasure

      March 12, 2018

      Here in Washington, DC, spring signifies more than just the arrival of warm weather—the season marks the blooming of our world-famous cherry blossom trees, symbolizing the natural beauty of our nation's capital city.  ...

      It's #BIKEINBLOOM time! 

      March 12, 2018

      Finally, the season we've all been waiting for - #BikeinBloom is back! ...

      Navigate the 2018 Cherry Blossom Festival with Ease

      March 12, 2018

      Every year, visitors from around the world travel to the District of Columbia to witness a transformation—the annual blooming of the cherry blossoms. Gifted to the City by Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo in March 1912, the more than 3,000 cherry trees bring an explosion of life to the City and are celebrated with a series of events and celebrations each spring....

      Explore More Than The Blossoms With The DC Circulator

      March 12, 2018

      Washington, DC’s iconic cherry blossoms will soon be in full bloom and with them bring the  National Cherry Blossom Festival and all it has to offer. The 2018 National Cherry Blossom Festival takes place from March 17 to April 15,  and in addition to Festival events, restaurants and attractions across the District are partnered with the Festival partners to bring the spirit of the season to the entire city....

      Staying at A Cherry Blossom Hotel? Download Your Get Around Guide

      March 12, 2018

      The cherry blossom trees are, without a doubt, the stars of springtime in Washington, DC. Each year between March and April, Washington sees its highest peak in tourism, as thousands flock to the nation’s capital to witness the City in bloom....

      Getting to the national portrait gallery

      February 15, 2018

      On Monday, February 12, The National Portrait Gallery at the Smithsonian unveiled former President Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama's official portraits. As you can imagine, this is a very popular exhibit and with parking costing upwards of $20 nearby, it can be a costly viewing as well. If you plan on checking out the latest addition to the Presidential Portraits please consider these budget-friendly options for getting to and from the National Portrait Gallery....

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