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  • Trail underpass in Chevy Chase creates brief controversy
    Bicyclist advocates last week were surprised and angered to hear that Montgomery County wanted to change a planned Capital Crescent Trail underpass in Chevy Chase to a street-level crossing.
    Aaron Kraut, August 18, 2014, Bethesda Now
     
  • MoCo reminds drivers not to pass stopped school buses
    A two-minute public service announcement advises drivers that they are putting students, who “can be unpredictable when getting on or off school buses,” in danger by passing a bus with an outstretched stop sign and flashing lights.
    Aaron Kraut, August 19, 2014, Bethesda Now
     
  • Protected bike lanes have become as American as pizza
    They're on the ground in 24 states and 53 cities, with 20 cities working on their first right now.
    Michael Andersen, August 19, 2014, People for Bikes
     
  • A cycletrack appears in Pentagon City
    Arlington's first significant protected bike lane quietly popped up last week in Pentagon City. It runs on South Hayes Street from 15th Street to Fern Street, next to Virginia Highlands Park.
    Dan Malouff, August 19, 2014, GGW
     
  • Custis Trail 'bikeometer' passes 200,000 trips
    The bicycle counter on the Custis Trail in Rosslyn passed 200,000 trips earlier this month, a milestone for the first device of its kind on the East Coast.
    Ethan Rothstein, August 18, 2014, ARLnow
     
  • Pedestrian and bike safety in DC work zones
    Enter the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) wanting public input into some proposed rules that will require "entities that operate construction sites that block a sidewalk or bicycle lane to provide safe routes for pedestrians and bicyclists through or around work zones."
    Samara Martin-Ewing, August 18, 2014, WUSA 9
     
  • Sherwood Hall Lane bike lanes installed
    VDOT is completing the installation of bike lanes on Sherwood Hall Lane as part of a repaving/pavement marking project to improve safety.
    Bruce Wright, August 18, 2014, FABB
     
  • Montgomery's first cycle track may be coming to White Flint
    The cycle track would be a two-way bike lane separated from street parking and traffic by a 2-3-foot striped buffer with plastic posts on the west side of Woodglen Drive between Edson Lane and Nicholson Lane.
    Aaron Kraut, August 18, 2014, Bethesda Now