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Judge says driver 'didn't look' when she fatally struck cyclist
After a county grand jury last year opted against bringing criminal charges against Decesaris, she faced four traffic citations that would accrue points against her driver’s license and carry a total of $2,000 in fines.
Ashley Halsey III, July 30, 2014, Washington Post
How do I get a bike rack?
We get a lot of questions about how to have bike parking installed. Here’s a quick breakdown:
Colin Browne, July 30, 2014, WABA
To keep bicyclists outside the door zone, you need a buffer
A new study has found that buffered bike lanes are better than conventional bike lanes when it comes to encouraging bicyclists to ride outside the door zone.
July 29, 2014, Streetsblog Chicago
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