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Bike in Bloom is back
For those unaware, Bike in Bloom is a special pink capital bikeshare bike that is added to the system to celebrate the National Cherry Blossom Festival.
March 26, 2015, WashCycle
Current plans for bike facilities on I-66 bridges to be rebuilt
At the March FABB meeting representatives from VDOT discussed the current planning for bike facilities on the bridges across I-66 that will be rebuilt as part of the I-66 outside the Beltway project.
March 25, 2015, FABB
When "congestion reduction" actually doubles down on congestion
The powers that be in Northern Virginia are getting ready to divvy up $350 million between a list of transportation projects. But in this growing, congested region, highway projects always have an edge over transit in these types of budgeting sessions, thanks to some old-fashioned policies that come from the state DOT.
Angie Schmitt, March 25, 2015, Streetsblog Network
Second Washington Blvd. bridge opens over Columbia Pike
A big milestone has been reached in the construction of a new Washington Blvd overpass over Columbia Pike: Washington Blvd traffic is now using both new bridges.
Ethan Rothstein, March 24, 2015, ARLnow
Juveniles arrested in Metropolitan Branch Trail robberies
Two juvenile males are accused of a series of weekend robberies in northeast D.C., including four along the Metropolitan Branch Trail.
Madeleine Overturf, March 25, 2015, NBC Washington
The Metropolitan Branch Trail is going to get longer
The Metropolitan Branch Trail is a popular way to get between Brookland and Union Station on bike or foot, but it'd be even more useful if it went farther north toward Maryland. DDOT just unveiled preliminary plans for making that happen.
David Cranor, March 24, 2015, GGW
How Northern Va. will use $350 million for transportation
The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) controls a vast budget for transportation projects all over Northern Virginia. Now they're gearing up to build 34 new projects, including new Metro stations, more buses, and wider highways.
Douglas Stewart, March 24, 2015, GGW
Successor to iPark devices now available
Arlington residents can once again pay for parking with an electronic device they keep in their car.
Ethan Rothstein, March 23, 2014, ARLnow