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The Pedalshift Project 289: Guide to the C&O - Parking in DC

The Pedalshift Project 289: Guide to the C&O – Parking in DC

An addition to the (now) ongoing audio series that is the audio guide to touring the C&O towpath! If you’re traveling to DC by car and intend to start in Georgetown and ride to Cumberland (and maybe beyond to Pittsburgh), what’s the scoop on parking in DC? On this edition, we cover the good and bad ideas, along with the expensive and free options!

The Pedalshift Project 289: Guide to the C&O - Parking in DC

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Guide to the C&O – Parking in DC

Options for parking in DC
DCA airport – expensive, but easy
Union Station – ditto
Street parking – possible, but beware street cleaning and Zoned parking
Consider outside DC?
Street parking – maybe, but often the same issues in the burbs
C&O lots – a real option, but check the website
Do they have parking? (Before you ask… I don’t!)
Third way – leave the car at home
Fly and bring the bike
Get dropped off


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The Pedalshift Project 263: Guide to Cycling the C&O Towpath - Part 2

The Pedalshift Project 263: Guide to Cycling the C&O Towpath – Part 2

I’ve taken listeners on a bunch of rides on the C&O, but I’ve never really done the full guide to cycling it. In the second of two parts, we go section by section from DC to Cumberland. It’s an audio guide to cycling the C&O Canal towpath whether you’re a first timer of a full on expert.
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