Thursday, January 29, 2015

During First Year, Montgomery County Bikeshare Exceeds Participation Estimates


Montgomery County’s Bikeshare program celebrated its first year of operation in fall 2014 and exceeded participation projections with about 35,000 Bikeshare trips taken. The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) launched its Capital Bikeshare network in October 2013 with 14 stations. Over the following months, the program ramped up to install a total of 51 stations in three geographic areas: Bethesda/Friendship Heights along the east leg of the Metrorail Red Line; Silver Spring/Takoma Park along the west leg of the Metrorail Red Line; and Rockville/Shady Grove/Life Sciences Center. Read more.