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Capital Bikeshare's First Birthday; Don't Mess With The EPA

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YARDS PARK—Capital Bikeshare will celebrate its first birthday on September 22th with live music, food trucks, cupcakes, a moonbounce, and various bike-related giveaway. Click through for the full list. [CurbedInbox]

MASSACHUSETTS—A former head of the largest asbestos removal training program was sentenced to seven plus years in prison for saying people had passed the training when they had not. She had fled the country and was apprehended in the Dominican Republic at a traffic stop. Those folks at the EPA office downtown don't mess around. [Curbed Inbox]

Photo from Curbed DC

NOTE: Our apologies...we had the wrong date for Capital Bikeshare's celebration at first. It has been corrected.

*/Public Invited to FREE Festivities on September 22/

(Washington, D.C.) Capital Bikeshare celebrates its one-year anniversary on September 20, punctuating a tremendously successful debut. Since its launch in 2010, the bikesharing system has attracted over 17,000 members, logged nearly one million trips and amassed a total of 116 stations and 1,100 bicycles in the District and Arlington, VA, with more than 60 additional stations on the way.

To celebrate, Capital Bikeshare will host its 1^st Birthday Bash on Thursday, September 22 at The Yards Park from 6-9 p.m. The party was planned to coincide with Car Free Day and Capital Bikeshare members are encouraged to take the Car Free pledge at . Admittance is FREE and the festivities will include:

·Live music from 80’s cover band /The Reflex/

·Food trucks, including Red Hook Lobster Pound, Doug the Food Dude, Eat Wonky, Rolling Ficelle, Carnivore BBQ and Dippin’ Dots

·Free cupcakes from Sprinkles

·Free drinks from Honest Tea

·Games and craft brews from New Belgium Brewing to celebrate their launch into the DC market

·Giveaways, including exclusive CaBi Birthday Bash t-shirts to the first 1,000 guests, water bottles from Whole Foods, Capital Bikeshare helmets and bike lights from BikeArlington

·Moonbounces, bungee run, gladiator joust and wrecking ball

·Paper boy and slow bike races

·Raffle prizes

·Hoola hooping garden with HooperNATURAL

·The Natmobile on site with signups for free giveaways from the Washington Nationals

·Photos with plenty of fun props, courtesy of Smilebooth