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Many people will also be biking to work today. If you can do it today, you also can on May 20, Bike to Work Day. The first 15,000 people to register will get a free T-shirt. Last year, nearly 18,000 people took part. (DCist) Twitter
Try Bikeshare if you can
Capital Bikeshare is offering free 24-hour memberships Wednesday. There will also be corrals downtown so everyone can drop off bikes… at least, those who can get a bike, as demand should be very high. (Washingtonian) Twitter
Elected officials did not hide their disappointment about the Metrorail shutdown. Senator Mark Warner and Congresspeople Barbara Comstock, John Delaney, and Gerry Connolly all bemoaned the “sad” state of Metro. (WBJ) Twitter