View Full Version : Capital Crescent to Downtown -- best routes?

Maura Kelley
04-18-2011, 11:09 AM
Hi, everyone. I work near the Treasury, and would like to start commuting by bike, but am frankly daunted by the difficulty of getting from the end of the Capital Crescent to Treasury. It seems that the only options are either Virginia Ave. or Constitution/15th Street lanes. With the construction on Constitution, I've tried using F and G Streets to Virginia Ave., but on the northbound return, it's not easy to figure out how to cross Rock Creek Parkway. Is it better to do what Google maps suggests, which is to go all the way down to the Lincoln Memorial and then take Constitution to 15th Street? I'd be grateful for advice from anyone commuting in this area. Thanks!

04-18-2011, 05:01 PM

Another option is the Pennsylvania Ave around the Washington Circle to M St, make left on 29th, and right back on Water St. If you need someone to ride with you on first ride, let me know. I usually leave Chinatown around 6:00 PM.

Good luck.