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

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      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....

      I Tried Capital Bikeshare and I Loved it! 

      May 26, 2017

      It's been almost a year since I took my first Capital Bikeshare trip from Rosslyn to Pentagon City, and I was hooked immediately....

      Brush Up on Your Biking Skills

      May 11, 2017

      Here at goDCgo we take bicycle safety seriously, and we want you to do the same! Luckily, the DC region has the Washington Area Bicycle Association (WABA) as a resource for all things bike – and they’re kind of the experts when it comes to bike safety. Over the past year, WABA has been bringing us monthly pointers about bike safety, which we've adopted as Capital Bikeshare's official Riding Tips.   Here, we provide some additional detail and context for each riding tip to help you follow the rules of the road this Bike Month....

      Who's Ready for a (Green) Challenge?

      April 20, 2017

      In an effort to encourage awareness for green commuting, the Big Green Commute is an organizational challenge encouraging the adoption of eco-friendly travel to and from work.  For several years, ZGF Architects has sponsored an internal competition among its six offices (Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles, New York, Washington, DC and Vancouver, BC) to see who has the greenest commute. This competition, dubbed the Big Green Commute (BGC), has evolved over the years into a week-long effort that now includes other DC firms and organizations....

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

      March 16, 2017

      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....

      What to Wear for Cold-Weather Biking

      December 08, 2016

      How you dress for winter cycling is the key to comfort, but it doesn’t have to be expensive technical gear. As long as you keep pedaling, the activity of cycling generates a pleasant warming from within.  Hold just enough of this heat within your clothing and allow the excess to vent out and you have found the winter riding “sweet spot.” Here are 7 tips for this season:...

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