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  • Wintry mix Tuesday afternoon
    A wintry mix this afternoon into the evening means the chance for some iciness.
    Matt Rogers, March 3, 2015, Washington Post
  • Rahn will lead Md. transportation department
    Gov. Larry Hogan’s nominee for transportation secretary was unanimously approved by a Senate committee on Monday, a week after the panel delayed the vote to address questions about the future of the state’s light-rail projects.
    Ovetta Wiggins, March 3, 2015, Washington Post
  • Goldman Sachs: Millenials want non-car transportation options
    Goldman Sachs reported that Millennials -- nearly a third of whom say they do not plan to buy a car -- are gravitating toward cities, where they can use public transit, car-sharing services, Uber, taxis, bicycles, and their feet to get around.
    March 3, 2015, FABB
  • New goal for D.C.: Eliminate pedestrian deaths
    The Bowser administration is adopting Vision Zero, a program embraced by six other U.S. cities to date designed to eliminate all traffic fatalities.
    Martin Di Caro, March 3, 2015, WAMU
  • Tysons bike projects announced
    Fairfax County recently announced that several major roads in Tysons could soon have bike facilities as part of the summer repaving schedule.
    March 2, 2015, FABB
  • Measuring how America Rides
    PeopleForBikes commissioned Breakaway Research, led by respected bicycle researcher Dr. Jennifer Boldry, to conduct the U.S. Bicycling Participation Benchmarking Report during the fall of 2014.
    March 2, 2015, PeopleForBikes
  • Open house for Arlington Memorial Circle redesign Mar. 3
    The National Park Service is hosting a public open house on March 3rd to present rough design ideas for Arlington Memorial Circle on the George Washington Memorial Parkway. The area has a long history of safety issues for Mount Vernon Trail users
    Greg Billing, March 2, 2015, WABA
  • 1st Anacostia River Festival to feature bike rides and a bike parade
    The 11th Street Bridge Park and the National Park Service are sponsoring the First Anacostia River Festival this April at the end of the Cherry Blossom Festival. Among many other free events, the festival will feature a bike parade run by ArtReach and Illumination coalition, a WABA led trail ride, and street activities like bike decoration and a tune-up tent.
    March 2, 2015, WashCycle
Did You Know?

Adolescents who participate in bicycling more than four times a week are 48% less likely to be overweight as adults.

Menschik, D., et al., 2008


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Saturday, March 7, 2015

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Saturday, March 7, 2015

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