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:...

      3 Simple Bike Modications for Fall

      November 17, 2016

      With a little planning and a positive attitude, a cool fall season presents an ideal time to take your two wheels for a ride. What are the advantages?...

      3 Easy Tips to Navigate Cold-Weather Biking

      November 15, 2016

      Is there special clothing I should wear while biking during the winter months?  How do I choose the best bike route when its dark before I leave work?...

      SafeTrack Surge 10: More than 3 weeks of closures for  138,000 Red Line commuters

      October 18, 2016

      SafeTrack Surge 10 is returning to the District with a full closure of Metrorail’s Red Line between Fort Totten and NoMa-Galladuet stations from Saturday, October 29 to Tuesday, November 22.  For 25 days, Metrorail service will be dramatically reduced and two stations – Brookland and Rhode Island – will be closed. Click here to listento the previously recorded SafeTrack Surge10 Employer Webinar....

      What the latest commute data reveals about happy employees

      October 17, 2016

      The commute can be the most stressful part of an employee’s day – but it doesn’t have to be. Supported by new findings from the 2016 State of the Commute survey, here are some data-driven insights to keep your employees happy:...

      6 Easy Steps to a More Bike-Friendly Workplace

      October 11, 2016

      Encouraging your employees, customers and visitors to bike is a great way to promote a healthy workforce and an environmentally-friendly travel mode. But where do you start? On October 6, goDCgo and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) teamed up for a webinar and broke it down into 6 easy steps:...

      Bike to Work Day 2016

      May 26, 2016

      Inspiring first-time riders to spin their wheels and supporting everyday cyclists, the annual Bike to Work Day (BTWD) celebration, held Friday, May 20, encouraged more than 17,000 commuters in the DC Metro area to trade in their four wheels for a bike ride in the sun....

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