(Washington, D.C.) Capital Bikeshare has more to celebrate today than a very successful year on its first anniversary. The popular bikesharing system hit 1 million rides this morning, marking two significant milestones on one day.
Our September Capital Bikeshare Member of the Month was actually nominated by a friend—that’s how amazing (and humble) she is. We chose Pam D. because of her sheer chutzpah as a one-woman marketing machine, who’s not afraid to startle fellow CaBi riders that she spies on the street with shouts of “Yeah bikeshare!” And also because she really wants a Capital Bikeshare hat, which pulled at our heart strings. Although her friend, Allison, had plenty of gems about Pam to share with us (Pam has a full-page Capital Bikeshare ad hanging over her desk), we’ll let you hear the rest from the winner herself:
Public Invited to FREE Festivities on September 22
(Washington, D.C.) Capital Bikeshare celebrates its one-year anniversary on September 20, punctuating a tremendously successful debut. Since its launch in 2010, the bikesharing system has attracted over 17,000 members, logged nearly one million trips and amassed a total of 116 stations and 1,100 bicycles in the District and Arlington, VA, with more than 60 additional stations on the way.