Photo of the Day: Take one and go!

Real Estate Agent with Thompson Company, REALTORS® MD594797

Capital Bikeshare Silver Spring, MD

Take one and go!

Capital Bikeshare has over 300 stations throughout the Metro DC area, pictured is the one in Downtown Silver Spring, MD at the intersection of Fenton Street and Ellsworth Drive.

You have to become a member to use Capital Bikeshare, membership options include daily, weekly ... annually.

Once a member you can rent a bike, explore the Metro DC area and return it at any station you like. The first 30 minutes of your ride are always free.

Photo of the Day: Take one and go!  

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Andrea is a REALTOR® based in Silver Spring, MD. She has enjoyed assisting buyers and sellers since 2004 and focuses on residential Real Estate in  Montgomery and Howard County, MD. Andrea is a proud mom and hobby decorator with a vintage soul. She always answers the phone with a smile, enjoys running and treasure hunting and is addicted to coffee.


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Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

Not aware of this service but what a terrific idea. Bet it is a huge success!

Apr 19, 2014 11:40 AM #1
Mike Cooper, GRI
Cornerstone Business Group Inc - Winchester, VA
Your Neighborhood Real Estate Sales Pro

Nice, Andrea. That's a great idea. I've heard of this in other parts of the world, but not around here. Very nice.

Apr 19, 2014 01:34 PM #2
Sharon Parisi
United Real Estate Dallas - Dallas, TX
Dallas Homes

I love the idea of bike stations supplied with bikes.  I have seen stations in other cities where people could park their own bikes, as you would park a car.

Apr 19, 2014 03:52 PM #3
Lisa Von Domek
Lisa Von Domek Team - Dallas, TX
....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!

Hello Andrea,

Great local post for this fun concept - and a super photo!

Wishing you and yours a lovely Easter Sunday!

Apr 20, 2014 03:56 AM #4
Donna Foerster
HomeSmart Realty Group - Parker, CO
Metro Denver Real Estate Assistant

Andrea~ I've seen similar sights in downtown Denver. What a great way to get around town!

Apr 20, 2014 06:33 AM #5
Andrea Bedard
Thompson Company, REALTORS® - Silver Spring, MD
M.A.; REALTOR® Silver Spring, MD and beyond

Hi Margaret, this is a great way to explore the Metro DC area. And it beats sitting in traffic any day.

Love the idea Mike. Just wish some had the kiddie bikes attached.. then I could take advantage of it, too.

Hi Sharon, it's super convenient when you don't have to ride it back.. just explore or ride from A to B.

Thank you Lisa!

I agree Donna.. much more enjoyable then fighting traffic and trying to score a parking spot.

Apr 21, 2014 11:58 AM #6
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

It reminds me Europe. I really liked this option to explore the city. We don't have anything like this in Los Angeles:(

Apr 21, 2014 05:56 PM #7
Eric Crane -- Your Full Service, Discount Fee Realtor®
DPR Realty LLC - Gilbert, AZ
Greater Metro Phoenix Arizona

nice photo that brought back memories of our trips to Europe.  I think this will become more common in the US over time 

Apr 23, 2014 02:59 PM #8
Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

Hi Andrea, at first glance I thought you took this  photo in Germany or the Netherlands, that's were I was momentarily transferred to.  I think this is a great program!

Apr 24, 2014 12:04 PM #9
Andrea Bedard
Thompson Company, REALTORS® - Silver Spring, MD
M.A.; REALTOR® Silver Spring, MD and beyond

How did I miss your comments?

I agree Inna, it does have a European touch, perhaps that's why I like it so much.

I think so, too, Eric. Walkable communities and spending less time commuting and stuck in traffic has become much more important. A bike-share program is a great addition.

It could have been taken in Europe Silvia, isn't it great?!

Jun 05, 2014 05:16 AM #10
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