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First flowerpots, and now, a cycletrack
Last week, people noticed flowerpots appear on 6th Street NE between Gallaudet University and Union Market. But that wasn't all. Yesterday, officials put in the next piece: a cycletrack.
Tony Goodman, October 30, 2014, GGW
DDOT installs cycletrack on 6th St. NE
DC's latest cycletrack is on 6th Street NE, between Florida and Brentwood Parkway next to Union Market.
October 29, 2014, WashCycle
Halloween: Expect the unexpected
Travelers are most likely to be safe when their behavior is predictable to other travelers. Halloween is one of those times when many people -- especially children -- are likely to behave in ways that are utterly unpredictable.
Robert Thomson, October 29, 2014, Washington Post
Fairfax County has a Bicycle Master Plan
At their meeting today the Fairfax County Board of Suprvisors unanimously adopted the county's first-ever bicycle master plan.
October 28, 2014, FABB
Capital Bikeshare operator Alta Bicycle Share is sold
The Portland, Ore.-based company announced Tuesday that it is selling its business to Bikeshare Holdings LLC, a new company of investors from New York real estate giant Related Companies and its subsidiary Equinox.
Luz Lazo, October 28, 2014, Washington Post
Biking has been getting dramatically safer as Americans ride more
As bike infrastructure has boosted U.S. ridership, risk has plummeted 78%.
Michael Anderson, October 28, 2014, People for Bikes
Gearin' Up has a new location
Gearin' Up Bicycles, a used bike store, repair shop, and training center for D.C. youth, is moving to Eckington next month.
October 27, 2014, WashCycle
Bicyclist fatalities up, but fatality rate down
While total deaths are on the rise, bicycling advocates point to a different figure they believe is just as important in measuring safety: the fatality rate. For instance, in Washington there are an estimated 1.1 bicycling fatalities per 10,000 biking commuters, one of the lowest rates of any large city in the country, according to a recent study by the Alliance for Biking & Walking.
Martin Di Caro, October 27, 2014, WAMU