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  • Fredericksburg to open rail trail with abundant caution
    The first two sections of the Virginia Central Railway Trail in Fredericksburg open on Saturday.
    Pamela Gould, September 18, 2014, fredericksburg.com
     
  • Washington Blvd. trail expected next year
    Arlington is moving forward with a bike trail along Washington Blvd. and has moved the placement of the trail to save trees.
    Ethan Rothstein, September 19, 2014, ARLnow
     
  • D.C. police crack down on bicycling violations
    The MPD is undertaking a bicycling laws enforcement operation through the end of the month -- writing tickets for all kinds of violations.
    Martin Di Caro, September 19, 2014, WAMU
     
  • In 10th year of Park(ing) Day, parklets bloom on 6 continents
    Some of the pop-up parks that caught our eye this Park(ing) Day
    Payton Chung, September 19, 2014, Streetsblog USA
     
  • Will you go car-free on Monday?
    Thousands of commuters in the D.C. region will make a pledge to leave their cars at home on Monday. It’s part of the worldwide Car-Free Day that encourages travelers to reduce their impact on the environment.
    Robert Thomson, September 19, 2014, Washington Post
     
  • Death of land deal means smaller Purple Line station
    The western terminus of the planned Purple Line -- a 16-mile, $2.4 billion light rail system connecting Montgomery and Prince George’s County -- in downtown Bethesda may not be as spacious and accessible as planners and transit advocates wanted.
    Martin Di Caro, September 19, 2014, WAMU
     
  • Montgomery drops plan to redevelop building for Purple Line
    Montgomery County has dropped plans to spur redevelopment of the Apex Building to make way for a more spacious Purple Line station in downtown Bethesda, County Executive Isiah Leggett said Thursday.
    Bill Turque, Katherine Shaver, September 18, 2014, Washington Post
     
  • D.C. and NoVa way up in bike commuting
    The Census' 2013 American Community Survery data is out, and the DC area continues to show gains in bike commuting.
    September 18, 2014, WashCycle