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July 17, 2020

#BikeInBloom is Back! Bike to the Blossoms with Capital Bikeshare

by Anthony Ahn

Capital Bikeshare has once again teamed up with the National Cherry Blossom Festival to promote biking to the cherry trees at the Tidal Basin in their “Bike to the Blossoms” campaign.  Keep your eyes peeled for #BikeInBloom, the services pink reminder that biking is one of the easiest and most convenient ways to see the city in bloom.

The campaign kicks off on March 20, and encourages participants to spot the #BikeInBloom in the wild and post a picture of the pink pedaler using the hashtag #BikeInBloom on social media. Three entrants will win a limited edition Bikeshare Blossom t-shirt each week. 

Stay tuned to Capital Bikeshare on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest details.

Capital Bikeshare Corral Service

Capital Bikeshare will offer free Corral Service on the National Mall at the height of peak bloom. Corral Service offers guaranteed open docks by having staff on hand to remove bikes when the station’s docks are full.

Where: Jefferson Dr & 14th St SW

  • Saturday, March 18 — 10am to 5pm
  • Sunday, March 19 —10am to 5pm
  • Monday, March 20 through Friday, March 24 —12pm to 7pm

Map showing location of bike corral

Where: Anacostia Metro station 

When: Sunday, April 9 — 12pm to 4pm

In addition to Capital Bikeshare corrals, the National Cherry Blossom Festival has added a number of convenient options for those who bike, including valet bike parking and extra bike racks near the Tidal Basin. 

{{cta(‘029ab67d-c6e5-45b7-a262-b8a6b173a387′,’justifyright’)}}We’ve partnered with the National Cherry Blossom Festival to bring you a free guide to get to the blossoms, including:

  • travel options to signature events
  • transportation choices to the Festival welcome centers
  • National Mall monuments and memorials locations

Learn more about what the Festival is doing to make official events and attractions more bike-friendly at NationalCherryBlossomFestival.org.

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