Overcoming the First Mile, Last Mile in DC

      November 07, 2018

      FMLM may sound like a confusing medical term, but in the world of public transportation, it stands for “First Mile/Last Mile.” Getting to/from the primary mode of travel is a prevalent challenge that nearly all cities face while trying to plan for, and increase, the use of public transit. It can be a huge hurdle and is often what prevents people from using public transportation to begin with. First Mile, Last Mile refers to the commute distance from a person’s home (or starting point) to the transportation site and following the commute from said location to their final destination. For example, someone commuting into the District from Reston who wants to ride the Metro needs to get to the station from their house, ideally without driving alone in a car, and there’s oftentimes no perfect solution....

      Residential Walking Tour with Frequency Apartments

      October 30, 2018

      Of the many services offered by goDCgo, residential properties are fond of our residential walking tours. You may wonder: what is a residential walking tour? It's an experience for property managers, concierge, and residents to learn about all the alternative transportation options and amenities close to the property.   Frequency Apartments, a new complex near the Tenleytown Metro and a goDCgo Residential Ambassador, hosted a walking tour for residents and property management staff. This tour included a walk to the nearest Metro station and a discussion about the different fare pass options and hours of operation. Additionally, the group learned about apps like Transit and City Mapper to plan their trips in and around the District.  Residents also learned about Capital Bikeshare and how to use the app to check out a bike on the go. Participants enjoyed exploring all the amenities on-site as well, including the bike room, online resources, and telework space so they can skip the commute altogether. goDCgo hosts complimentary on-site events at any residential properties that are interested in helping residents with their commute options. Schedule a walking tour for your residents today! ...

      Is your SmarTrip Card prepared (to not have a negative balance)?

      January 09, 2018

      Beginning January 8,  2018, WMATA’s Metro's fare system will no longer allow customers to carry a negative balance on a SmarTrip card for Metrobus and Metrorail. ...

      capital bikeshare adds stations in wards 7 & 8

      October 10, 2017

      Last month, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser cut the ribbon on eight new Capital Bikeshare stations in Wards 7 and 8 in Washington, D.C. The ribbon cutting, which took place on Capital Bikeshare’s seventh anniversary, was led by the DC Department of Transportation (DDOT) and was attended by both the Mayor and the interim Director of DDOT....

      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....

      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....

      Navigate the National Cherry Blossom Festival with Ease

      March 16, 2017

      Every year, visitors from around the globe travel to Washington, DC to witness a transformation—the annual blooming of the blossoms. Gifted to the city by Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo in March 1912, the 3,000+ cherry blossom trees bring an explosion of life and color to the city and are celebrated with a series of events and festivities each spring. Looking to join in the fun? There are several ways to get to the pink trees at the Tidal Basin and official festival events. Here are our recommendations for getting to these top destinations: Tidal Basin ANA Performance Stage Opening Ceremony Blossom Kite Festival National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival...

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