Washington Post

  • As Capital Bikeshare expands in popularity and size, it runs into logistical issues

Liz Ragland was just steps away from a Capital Bikeshare station in LeDroit Park recently, purse and helmet in hand, when she saw a young man racing to get the last bicycle.

But Ragland was faster, and she beat him to it. On a cool, overcast morning perfect for cycling, she pedaled to her job at a nonprofit organization in Dupont Circle. Read more here http://goo.gl/iyPSqf

  • Car-sharing picks up speed in D.C.

For months, Abigail Smith thought about selling her Ford Fusion hybrid. Especially when she had to pay the loan and insurance for a car she rarely drives.

While looking online for ways to save money, Smith, who lives in the Brookland neighborhood in Northeast, found RelayRides, a service that allows car owners to list their cars and rent them to people who live nearby. Read more here http://goo.gl/iNrzws