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  • New benches to be installed near Ballston Metro
    The Ballston property manager that replaced planters to prevent people from sitting says benches will soon be installed in their place.
    Ethan Rothstein, July 29, 2014, ARLnow
     
  • Are bikes the black hole of bike shop profitability?
    A new financial study confirms a sad truth about bicycle retailing: most bike shops do not make a profit on the sale of new bicycles.
    July 29, 2014, Independent Bike Blog
     
  • Many D.C. streets closing for U.S.-Africa summit next week
    An international gathering is going to close streets, restrict parking, detour buses and generally add to commuting difficulties on the west side of the District next week.
    Robert Thomson, July 29, 2014, Washington Post
     
  • Many Silver Line riders have no way to safely reach their offices
    Tysons now has four Metro stations, but workers trying to get from those stations to nearby offices often have no choice but to cross wide, high-speed roads without any crosswalks.
    Ken Archer, July 29, 2014, GGW
     
  • Local governments turning red lights into green
    Red light cameras are pulling in big dollars for local governments in the Washington, D.C., area, according to new data from AAA Mid-Atlantic.
    Mike Murillo, July 28, 2014, WTOP
     
  • Study: Bikeshare users drive, take transit less
    Regular riders of Capital Bikeshare have cut down on their use of rail and bus transit, a new study shows. This is particularly strong for those in neighborhoods a short bike ride from downtown DC.
    David Alpert, July 28, 2014, GGW
     
  • Silver Line opens with fanfare, crowds, few problems
    While there were a few opening day hiccups -- like the first train full of public officials overshooting a Metro platform -- most people are excited about the completion of the first phase of the project which was more than a decade in the making.
    Matt Laslo, July 27, 2014, WAMU
     
  • Silver Line bike-pedestrian report
    Today was the long awaited debut of Silver Line service to Reston via Tysons. It was also the officially opening of the Wiehle-Reston East bike room.
    Bruce Wright, July 26, 2014, FABB