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Arlington leaders apologetic about sidewalks on Wilson Blvd.
Arlington County Board members on Sept. 20 said they hope sidewalk improvements and other pedestrian upgrades along Wilson Boulevard in the western part of Arlington can be completed sooner rather than later.
September 22, 2014, Inside Nova
Cyclist killed in D.C.
Early Saturday morning, around 2:30am, Tonya Reaves was riding her bike on 8th Street NW near S Street when she was struck by a "light colored SUV". The SUV's driver then fled the scene south in the direction of Rhode Island Avenue.
September 21, 2014, WashCycle
Pedestrians: Put the smartphones down and pay attention
The dangers of distracted driving are well known and have sparked new laws, but safety experts are increasingly concerned about a more recent trend: distracted walking.
Katherine Shaver, September 20, 2014, Washington Post
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