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....

      Get Active on the Klingle Valley Trail

      August 29, 2017

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      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....

      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....

      Four Major Changes Coming to Metro June 25

      May 15, 2017

      In early 2017, Metro's Board of Directors approved four major changes to the Metro system: a fare increase, updated schedule, altered hours of operation and the renaming of two popular stations....

      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....

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