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  • Two new bikeshare stations in Arlington, shared-use path on the way
    Two new Capital Bikeshare stations became available for public use yesterday in Arlington, and a new bicycle path shouldn’t be too far behind.
    Ethan Rothstein, July 24, 2014, ARLnow
     
  • Arlington's Court House parking lot will become a park
    County planners presented three options last night which incorporated input from a task force and the public. All three options keep most or all of the current parking lot as a new green, with only small amounts of parking at surface level.
    David Alpert, July 24, 2014, GGW
     
  • Update on Capital Bikeshare keys
    More keys are on the way, and we should be able to finish distributing keys to everyone who has been waiting very soon. At this time, we are shipping keys to new members and for those with broken or lost keys only.
    July 24, 2014, Capital Bikeshare
     
  • Md. driver found guilty of manslaughter in fatal hit-and-run
    A Maryland woman who struck and killed a 24-year-old woman with her car and then continued driving home was found guilty of manslaughter Wednesday.
    July 23, 2014, NBC Washington
     
  • Facts about crashes in D.C.
    Bicycle crashes rose too. While the pedestrian crashes were split almost equally by gender and were distributed across the city, bicyclists involved in accidents were disproportionately male -- roughly 77 percent, a figure that was consistent across all three years of the study.
    July 23, 2014, WashCycle
     
  • Tysons pedestrian infrastructure lacking ahead of Silver Line
    Days before the $3 billion Silver Line Metrorail carries its first passengers to four new stations inside this sprawling suburb, key pieces of pedestrian infrastructure -- projects that cost little in comparison -- remain unfinished and will remain so for several months, county transportation officials said on Wednesday.
    Martin Di Caro, July 23, 2014, WAMU
     
  • Courthouse Square designs to be unveiled
    Three potential designs for the re-envisioned Courthouse Square area will be presented to the community tomorrow (Wednesday) night.
    Ethan Rothstein, July 22, 2014, ARLnow
     
  • The most dangerous intersections in D.C.
    The District Department of Transportation just released a big report on traffic accidents in D.C. from 2010 through 2012. We mapped the intersections where the most crashes were reported during those three years.
    Julie Zauzmer, July 23, 2014, Washington Post
     
Did You Know?

Bicycling, rather than driving, for a four-mile round trip keeps about 15 pounds of pollutants out of the air we breathe.

WorldWatch Institute

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