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Hyattsville: A One-Car Kind of Town

Hyattsville is a one-car kind of town. According to the American Community Survey’s 2012 estimates for Hyattsville, more than 60 percent of Hyattsville residents have either one car or none. That’s roughly 19 percentage points higher than the national average. The … Continue reading

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Another Stop on the Trolley Trail

People are already using the next leg of the Rhode Island Avenue Trolley Trail. Although the asphalt hasn’t been poured yet on the extension of a trail from Arts District Hyattsville to Riverdale Park, the Hyattsville Wire noticed at least … Continue reading

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What Would Bikeshare Cost in Hyattsville?

How much would it cost to bring Capital Bikeshare to Hyattsville? The answer depends on a couple things. First, how many docking stations the city chose to install, and second, how good of a deal it negotiated. Each municipality has … Continue reading

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Why Hyattsville Needs Capital Bikeshare

Bike-sharing is coming to Prince George’s County, but not yet Hyattsville. Capital Bikeshare will install docking stations in College Park by early next spring under a deal signed by the city and the university. That follows new stations in Takoma … Continue reading

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An Interview with Arrow Bicycle

Arrow Bicycle is one of the most interesting shops in downtown Hyattsville. Though small, the locally owned shop has a good selection of gear and is listed on the League of American Bicyclists as a “bicycle-friendly business.” The Hyattsville Wire … Continue reading

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A Bicycle-Friendly Community

We were excited last year when the Hyattsville-engraved yellow bike racks started popping up around downtown. This effort was the first phase of the city’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements project, which is backed by a $110,000 Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development … Continue reading

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Big Yellow Bike Rack

So they paved the Shoppes at Arts District Hyattsville and put up a parking lot, but they also added these brightly colored big yellow bike racks in front of Busboys & Poets. We’ve spotted a few of the new racks … Continue reading

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