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39th Annual Marine Corps Marathon road closures
The 39th Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) and the MCM10K will take place on Sunday, October 26, 2014.
October 21, 2014, Arlington County
No bike ban on streetcar guideways
DDOT released a second draft of proposed rules regarding streetcars today. This draft no longer includes language banning bicycles from the streetcar guideway.
October 24, 2014, WABA
Driver charged with murder for hit-and-run that killed bicyclist
Police charged a driver with second-degree murder on Wednesday for hitting and killing a bicyclist with her SUV.
Julie Zauzmer, October 23, 2014, Washington Post
Data shows building new roads brings more cars
The latest example of this is the widening of Los Angeles' I-405 freeway, which was completed in May after five years of construction and a cost of over $1 billion. "The data shows that traffic is moving slightly slower now on 405 than before the widening," says Matthew Turner, a Brown University economist.
Joseph Stromberg, October 23, 2014, Vox
Montgomery installing first cycle track
Montgomery County’s first cycle track is being installed Thursday and could be fully operation by the first week of November.
Aaron Kraut, October 23, 2014, Bethesda Now
11th Street Bridge Park gets a brilliant design
The organizers behind the 11th Street Bridge Park have picked a design that could be the city's most brilliant piece of architecture in decades.
Neil Flanagan, October 23, 2014, GGW
Meadowlark Botanical Gardens Connector Trail opens Saturday
On Saturday October 25th at 10:30 Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority (NVRPA) will host a ribbon cutting for the W&OD to Meadowlark Connector Trail.
October 23, 2014, FABB
Travel tips for Sunday's Marine Corps Marathon
Sunday’s Marine Corps Marathon will draw about 30,000 participants to the course through Arlington County and the District. Many of them, as well as their fans, will travel by Metro.
Robert Thomson, October 23, 2014, Washington Post