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Media Advisory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Contact: Marcus A. Williams
Tel: 202-606-2402

OPM DIRECTOR BERRY, DOT SECRETARY LAHOOD AND GSA ADMINISTRATOR JOHNSON PARTNER WITH CAPITAL BIKESHARE PROGRAM

Federal agencies are supporting their Strategic Sustainability Performance plans by giving their employees a greener option for transportation.

Washington, DC --- On Monday, October 4, 2010, at 11:30 a.m. U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Director John Berry, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood, and the General Services Administration (GSA) Administrator Martha Johnson will come together to announce the Federal government's partnership with the District's Capital Bikeshare Program. OPM, DOT and GSA are leading this partnership by offering their employees corporate bike memberships in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

In addition to providing federal employees with a green option for transportation, the partnership could also help federal agencies save money and encourage employee wellness. The bicycle sharing program will eventually allow its members 24-hour access to 1,000 bikes, at 114 station locations throughout the city and Arlington, VA.

WHO:

John Berry, OPM Director
Ray LaHood, DOT Secretary
Martha Johnson, GSA Administrator

Gabe Klein, DDOT Director

WHAT:

Announcement of OPM, DOT, and GSA Partnership Capital Bikeshare

Program

WHEN:

Monday, October 4, 2010 at 11:30 a.m.

WHERE:

US Department of Transportation
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590

Media interested in attending the photo - op should contact Marcus A. Williams at marcus.williams@opm.gov or 202-359-2492

For more information, station locations, and to become a member please visit www.CapitalBikeshare.com.

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