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The Commuter Store temporarily out of Capital Bikeshare keys
The Commuter Store is temporarily unable to sell Capital Bikeshare memberships, because we have no more membership keys. Capital Bikeshare has announced the delivery of more keys, so we hope to be resupplied soon.
August 13, 2014, The Commuter Store
Bike registration continues to rise in Arlington
When Arlington County Police Lt. Heather Hurlock returned from a vacation last week, she found more than 70 messages from residents asking to register their bicycles.
Ethan Rothstein, August 26, 2014, ARLnow
Montgomery Parks to honor Capital Crescent Trail visionary
Montgomery Parks, the Montgomery Parks Foundation and the Coalition for the Capital Crescent Trail will honor trail advocate John Dugger with a special plaque next month.
Aaron Kraut, August 26, 2014, Bethesda Now
More Americans expected to hit the road this Labor Day weekend
This is expected to be the biggest Labor Day travel weekend since 2008, with slightly lower gas prices helping to encourage more people to take that last summer vacation, according to AAA’s annual projections. And with most of them saying they plan to drive, it also will be one of the more dangerous.
Ashley Halsey III, August 27, 2014, Washington Post
Trail advocates sue over Purple Line route
A trail advocacy group and two Montgomery County residents filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday alleging that building a light-rail Purple Line would harm two rare shrimplike creatures, including one that is a federally protected endangered species.
Katherine Shaver, August 26, 2014, Washington Post
Pittsburgh business leaders cheer protected bike lanes
“We have a growing city after 25 years of managing decline,” Fitzgerald said. “We’re now trying to figure out how to manage growth in a concentrated downtown area in which cars just can’t handle the load anymore.”
Michael Andersen, August 26, 2014, People for Bikes
Expanding the mission of Safe Routes to School
“Safe Routes to School is about finding out where safety challenges are and where the opportunities are to get more kids walking to school,” said Margo Pedroso of the Partnership. “Is traffic the problem, or is it violence and threats? It depends on the community.”
August 26, 2014, Streetsblog USA
Thousands of students head back to school
Students in Montgomery County, Anne Arundel County, Charles County, Howard County and D.C. start school Monday.
August 25, 2014, NBC Washington