Capital BikeShare, the bicycle-sharing program in the Washington region, launched four years ago and is widely seen as a success. But similar efforts in other urban areas are falling flat. Gabe Klein, the District's former transportation director, joins Kojo to explore the dynamics at work in the adoption of bicycle sharing in D.C. - and what they say about the evolving nature of public transportation infrastructure.
A Look At Capital Bike Share
Twenty-four hour passes are the most popular type of Capital Bike Share membership.
Trips By Month
The number of trips in Washington, D.C., shown in this graph, tends to dip during the colder months and peak during the summer.
All data from Capital Bike Share