There’s a new Capital Bikeshare station in Georgetown. This one is at Potomac and M St., right outside of Luke’s Lobsters.
GM predicts that this will quickly become a popular station, as it will be the most western stop in “downtown DC” and should attract a lot of people looking for a bike trip to or from the Rosslyn Metro.
However, the blocks between the Key Bridge and this station are a little bit dicey for bicyclists. That’s why GM endorses this “low stress” route between the station and the Key Bridge:
You head across M St. down the alley next to Dean and Deluca. Use the backways, via Cady’s Alley and ride up through Francis Scott Key Memorial and voila, you’re at Key Bridge. If only there were a similarly low stress route heading eastward…