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"Park-Its" now protect the Pennsylvania Ave. bikeway
As of last week, rubber parking stops called "Park-Its" now protect a half block segment of the Pennsylvania Avenue bike lanes, between 9th and 10th Streets NW.
Dan Malouff, December 22, 2014, GGW
DDOT plans to rehabilitate and replace many DC bridges
At the Ward 2 DDOT project update, much of the bike-relevant news was bridge related.
December 22, 2014, WashCycle
Who rides a bike in D.C.?
There's new data on who rides a bike in DC, and it will likely guide future decisions on how to accommodate and encourage bike use.
Canaan Merchant, December 18, 2014, GGW
Arlington's streetcar is dead. Now what?
As streetcar projects around the U.S. continue to be a magnet for either giddy anticipation or derision -- and often both -- officials last month voted to kill one such transit plan just outside of Washington, D.C.
Rachel Kaufman, December 18, 2014, Next City
Montgomery looking to improve pedestrian safety on Bethesda road
Montgomery County wants to make pedestrian safety upgrades to Woodmont Avenue and will be checking out the busy road today to figure out what those may be.
Aaron Kraut, December 17, 2014, Bethesda Now
In record year, D.C. builds 9 miles of bike lanes
The ribbon was cut on the Fourth Street Northwest to Southwest bicycle route along Independence Avenue, capping a big year for bike lanes in D.C. Nine miles were built this year, so the District now has 69 miles of bike lanes in all eight wards.
Martin Di Caro, December 17, 2014, WAMU
Fairfax plans to complete new Beltway crossing in Tysons
In keeping with the plans for Tysons, the new route will include wide sidewalks, bike lanes, lighting, benches and trash receptacles in an effort to make it hospitable to pedestrians and cyclists as well as cars.
Kali Schumitz, December 16, 2014, fairfaxtimes.com
Prince George's bike repair program gets funding aid
About 100 children who participate in a Riverdale bicycle repair after-school program will have access to their very own bike -- as well as helmets and safety training -- thanks to a $40,000 grant from the Aetna Foundation, according to program officials.
Alice Popovici, December 11, 2014, Gazette.Net