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  • On the move again
    With the economy on the rebound from the Great Recession, Americans are on the move again. No surprise there, but three years of data recently released by the U.S. Department of Transportation do point to a couple of trend lines worth noting.
    Ashley Halsey III, September 29, 2014, Washington Post
     
  • Metro responds to bike parking demand at McLean station
    Recognizing this need, Metro added space for 20 more bicycles (10 racks) at the station.  The new racks bring the total capacity for bikes to 72 on racks. Bike lockers are still available at McLean, too.
    September 29, 2014, PlanIt Metro
     
  • Vienna to apply for grant to relocate part of W&OD Trail
    Vienna Town Council members unanimously agreed Sept. 22 that town officials should apply for a $100,000 federal grant to pay for the town’s share of costs for relocating the Washington & Old Dominion Regional Trail near the Vienna Community Center.
    September 26, 2014, Inside Nova
     
  • Pedestrian struck in 'intersection of doom' near Key Bridge
    A woman was hit by a car and injured just south of Key Bridge Friday morning as an Arlington County Police Department officer directed traffic.
    Andrea Swalec, September 26, 2014, ARLnow
     
  • Driving in Vienna? Welcome... but please slow down!
    Vienna Town Council members on Sept. 22 agreed to install $5,400 worth of traffic-calming and pedestrian-safety signs along Aponi Road, S.E., but not before questioning whether the placards might send mixed messages.
    September 26, 2014, Inside Nova
     
  • Road project will make Branch Ave. more pedestrian friendly
    The Maryland State Highway Administration is kicking off a $10 million road project that will enhance access for pedestrians and cyclists along Branch Avenue in Prince George’s County.
    Luz Lazo, September 25, 2014, Washington Post
     
  • New cycletrack will connect 1st St. NE to Met Branch Trail
    DDOT has started construction on a short cycletrack on M Street NE, to connect an entrance to the Metropolitan Branch Trail to the First Street NE cycletrack.
    Tony Goodman, September 25, 2014, GGW
     
  • Bicycle Friendly Businesses announced
    Today, the League of American Bicyclists announced 150 new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Businesses (BFB) in 39 states and the District of Columbia.
    September 24, 2014, League of American Bicyclists