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Capital Bikeshare Opens First University Station

Thursday, August 02, 2012 - 11:36 AM

Capital Bikeshare on the streets in Washington D.C.

(Patrick Madden -- Washington, D.C., WAMU) Capital Bikeshare will now be a campus staple -- at least at one school in D.C.

Gallaudet is the first university in the District to host a bikeshare station, and D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says he believes other schools will soon follow Gallaudet's lead.

"We are trying to get people out of automobiles, and certainly bikes represent a good way to get people around the city without the environmental consequences," says Gray.

Capital Bikeshare continues to grow in DC, with more than 165 stations. The program just recorded its 2 millionth ride.

Gray says the goal is to add 84 new bikeshare stations in DC by the end of the year.

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