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Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 10/22/2010

Capital Bikeshare: The good, bad and ugly

By Rob Pitingolo

Last Saturday I got a chance to take the new Capital Bikeshare for a spin. I was really excited to give it a try, and now that I have, I'm left with a lot of mixed feelings. No doubt, I'm beyond happy that DC has a bike share system as sophisticated as this. The potential is definitely there. I just feel like the system isn't quite perfect yet.

I successfully took five CaBi trips and I had two unsuccessful trip attempts. During both of those failed attempts I got to a station that had only 1 bike left in the docks, but for weird technical reasons (that I won't get into here) I wasn't able to take a bike out of the dock.

Overall, my feelings about CaBi can be summed up below.

[Continue reading Rob Pitingolo's post here at Extraordinary Observations.]

Rob Pitingolo blogs at Extraordinary Observations. The Local Blog Network is a group of bloggers from around the D.C. region who have agreed to make regular contributions to All Opinions Are Local.

By Rob Pitingolo  | October 22, 2010; 12:51 PM ET
Categories:  D.C., HotTopic, Local blog network  
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Comments

If you think this is extraordinary and you're excited by this sh#t you need to get a life son

Posted by: xcel2 | October 22, 2010 6:58 PM | Report abuse

If you think this is extraordinary and you're excited by this sh#t you need to get a life son

Posted by: xcel2 | October 22, 2010 6:59 PM | Report abuse

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