#BikeInBloom is Back! Bike to the Blossoms with Capital Bikeshare

      Capital Bikeshare has once again teamed up with the National Cherry Blossom Festival to promote biking to the cherry trees at the Tidal Basin in their "Bike to the Blossoms" campaign.  Keep your eyes peeled for #BikeInBloom, the services pink reminder that biking is one of the easiest and most convenient ways to see the city in bloom.

      The campaign kicks off on March 20, and encourages participants to spot the #BikeInBloom in the wild and post a picture of the pink pedaler using the hashtag #BikeInBloom on social media. Three entrants will win a limited edition Bikeshare Blossom t-shirt each week. 

      Stay tuned to Capital Bikeshare on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest details.

      Capital Bikeshare Corral Service

      Capital Bikeshare will offer free Corral Service on the National Mall at the height of peak bloom. Corral Service offers guaranteed open docks by having staff on hand to remove bikes when the station's docks are full.

      Where: Jefferson Dr & 14th St SW

      • Saturday, March 18 — 10am to 5pm
      • Sunday, March 19 —10am to 5pm
      • Monday, March 20 through Friday, March 24 —12pm to 7pm

      Where: Anacostia Metro station 

      When: Sunday, April 9 — 12pm to 4pm

      In addition to Capital Bikeshare corrals, the National Cherry Blossom Festival has added a number of convenient options for those who bike, including valet bike parking and extra bike racks near the Tidal Basin. 

      godcgo-national-cherry-blossom-festival-guideWe've partnered with the National Cherry Blossom Festival to bring you a free guide to get to the blossoms, including:

      • travel options to signature events
      • transportation choices to the Festival welcome centers
      • National Mall monuments and memorials locations

      Learn more about what the Festival is doing to make official events and attractions more bike-friendly at NationalCherryBlossomFestival.org.


      WRITTEN BY: goDCgo

      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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