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Bill would pack more punch into D.C. distracted driving tickets
Distracted driving could cost more than just a ticket if a new bill proposed in the D.C. City Council becomes law.
Mike Murillo, January 27, 2015, WTOP
Department of Commerce now offering bicycle commuter benefit
Effective January 2015, DOC now reimburses government employees who bicycle to and from work, up to $20 per month for bicycle commuting expenses (not to exceed $240 per calendar year).
January 27, 2015, WashCycle
Va. legislative update 1/26/15
‘Dooring’ & ‘Crossing the Double Yellow’ pass Senate; ‘Stop For Peds’ tabled
January 26, 2015, Virginia Bicycling Federation
Next wave of bike-share innovations may focus on equity
Almost universally, the way these systems ensure that such vehicles can be "shared" or rented is through credit cards or debit cards issued by banks. Don’t have a credit card or a bank account? You probably can’t participate.
Sarah Goodyear, January 26, 2015, Citylab
Metro is rolling out real-time bus arrival signs
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has installed 76 real-time bus arrival signs at bus stops across the region in the last few weeks.
Perry Stein, January 26, 2015, Washington Post
Crews work to prepare roads for possible messy evening commute
Crews for highway departments around the region said they are preparing for a messy afternoon Monday for commuters and are working throughout the mid-morning hours to do more to pre-treat roads.
Dana Hedgpeth, January 26, 2015, Washington Post
Arlington OKs improvements along Old Dominion Drive
County Board members on Jan. 24 voted to award a contract worth $7.3 million -- with about one-third the money coming from the Virginia Department of Transportation -- to upgrade infrastructure along Old Dominion Drive from 38th Street North to a point west of North Glebe Road.
January 25, 2015, Inside NoVa
Public meetings about I-66 to be held this week
With major changes being proposed on Interstate 66, the Virginia Department of Transportation is holding a series of public meetings this week for citizens.
Ari Ashe, January 25, 2015, WTOP