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2000 miles of bicycle, pedestrian projects recommended for region
Thousands of miles of bike lanes and pedestrian pathways are planned for the Washington region over the next several decades. The aim is to get people out of their cars and onto bikes or walking paths for the many short trips they make each day.
Martin Di Caro, November 20, 2014, WAMU
Montgomery announces plowing pilot program for CCT
Montgomery Parks on Wednesday said it will plow its section of the Capital Crescent Trail this winter, after complaints last winter from Trail users who encountered icy conditions for days and weeks after snowy weather.
Aaron Kraut, November 19, 2014, Bethesda Now
Bike-ped trail in the works for New York Ave. NE
An effort is underway to turn a stretch of land along New York Avenue NE into a biking and walking trail, connecting Ivy City to NoMa and beyond.
Tony Goodman, November 19, 2014, GGW
Next big thing: Arlington Blvd. Trail
The thoroughfare connects more than 100,000 people living in adjacent neighborhoods to offices, retail, parks, schools, and government services. What it lacks is a consistent, high-quality bicycling route.
November 18, 2014, WABA
M St. NE cycletrack might be last one for a while
At the most recent DC BAC meeting, DDOT gave an update on its work and included that it is only working on one possible cycletrack at this time - the "East End Bikeway" a north-side facility located between 4th and 9th which might also be bike lanes.
November 19, 2014, WashCycle
D.C. will force property owners to shovel sidewalks next year
Property owners might actually face enforceable fines for not shoveling their snow in the winter one year from now.
David Alpert, November 18, 2014, GGW
Study urges overhaul of commuter parking and transit tax benefits
In a study released Tuesday, two groups argue that the entire system of tax breaks for drivers and rail users should be overhauled.
Paul Duggan, November 18, 2014, Washington Post
Let it snow, let it snow, let is snow
Because this year, the region is actually going to clear it from bike trails and facilities so that bike commuters who rely on them can still use them - unlike what has happened in other years.
November 18, 2014, WashCycle