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Capital Bikeshare service enhancements for Surge 10

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 13:30:32 EDT

To better connect riders with available MARC and VRE rail service as well as other Red Line trains, Capital Bikeshare will offer afternoon Corral Service at Union Station from 3:30pm to 7:30pm at the Columbus Circle / Union Station station. Corral Service offers unlimited docks to members heading to Union Station to take other modes of transit. -- October 21, 2016, Capital Bikeshare

What riders told WMATA about cutting late-night service

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:50:08 EDT

On Thursday, WMATA held a nine and a half-hour public hearing about its proposals to cut late-night Metro service. Lots of people turned out to say they depend on Metro, while others stressed an array of options to consider before moving forward with late-night cuts. -- Jonathan Neeley, October 21, 2016, GGW

N.Va. Transportation Authority seeks public input on priorities

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:02:28 EDT

A survey will be available at to help gauge reaction to a variety of possible transportation-infrastructure upgrades in the 2018-to-2023 period. -- October 21, 2016, Inside NoVa

REI and Fairfax Bikeshare - It's a big day

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:54:27 EDT

Two big things are going on today, the opening of REI along the Metropolitan Branch Trail in DC and the start of Capital Bikeshare in Fairfax County. -- October 21, 2016, WashCycle

Capital Bikeshare arrives in Fairfax

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:52:42 EDT

Bike-sharing rolls into Fairfax County on Friday as nearly 30 Capital Bikeshare stations open for business. -- Luz Lazo, October 21, 2016, Washington Post

Part of NBT to close for construction

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:10:52 EDT

Part of the Metropolitan Branch Trail (MBT) near the NoMa Metro stop may close for several months to make space for building construction, meaning there will be no direct route to avoid the treacherous intersection at Florida Avenue and New York Avenue. -- Edward Russell, October 20, 2016, GGW

Arlington receives top honor for mobility management

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:18:42 EDT

Arlington County Commuter Services (ACCS) is being recognized for weaving mobility into broader efforts to improve local quality of life and economic competitiveness. ACCS was named by the Association for Commuter Transportation as having the best transportation demand management (TDM) program among all large municipalities in the United States. -- October 18, 2016, Arlington County

Montgomery has two protected bikeways, more on the way

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:06:09 EDT

On Monday, Montgomery County's second protected bikeway opened, doubling the number of lane-miles in the county where there's a physical barrier between space for bikes and general traffic. -- Jonathan Neeley, October 18, 2016, GGW

Cyclist struck, killed at CCT crossing

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:25:26 EDT

A Chevy Chase man riding a three-wheeled recumbent bike died after being struck Monday morning by a vehicle at a Capital Crescent Trail crossing in Bethesda. -- Andrew Metcalf, October 17, 2016, Bethesda Beat

Capital Bikeshare expanding to Tysons Corner, Reston

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:07:09 EDT

The sturdy red bikes of Capital Bikeshare will make their debut in Fairfax County on Friday. -- Mikaela Lefrak, October 17, 2016, WAMU

Eight pedestrians died on Washington-area roads in a single month

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 19:38:43 EDT

Eight pedestrians were fatally struck by vehicles in the Washington region in August, part of a growing number of deadly incidents authorities reported nationally. -- Dana Hedgpeth, October 15, 2016, Washington Post

Road closures for Marine Corps Marathon Oct. 30

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:37:15 EDT

The 41st Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) and the MCM10K will take place on Sunday, October 30. -- October 17, 2016, Arlington County