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39th Annual Marine Corps Marathon road closures
The 39th Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) and the MCM10K will take place on Sunday, October 26, 2014.
October 21, 2014, Arlington County
How does your city affect your happiness? Take this short survey
A 13-question survey from TIME magazine and McGill University will provide insights about the relationship between cities and happiness.
Chris Wilson, October 20, 2014, time.com
Trail between Doctor's Run, Randolph ES nears completion
The trail connecting Doctor’s Run Park and S. George Mason Drive to Randolph Elementary School is expected to be complete by the end of the year.
Ethan Rothstein, October 22, 2014, ARLnow
Safe Routes to School programs boost walking, biking 30%
A study published in this quarter’s Journal of the American Planning Association found that over time, SRTS programs produce significant increases in the share of children who walk or bike to school.
Angie Schmitt, October 22, 2014, Streetsblog USA
D.C. police handing out fewer traffic tickets
D.C. police officers have focused their traffic enforcement on targeting drivers who fail to stop at stop signs, use cell phones while driving or drive without insurance, according to data provided from the D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles.
Luz Lazo, October 22, 2014, Washington Post
Graham bill would ban bikes, Segways from more D.C. sidewalks
D.C. Council member Jim Graham has introduced legislation that would ban bicycles and Segways from sidewalks in areas where the city has provided a bike lane.
Luz Lazo, October 21, 2014, Washington Post
Wake up behind the wheel, campaign says
A new public education campaign will emphasize the dangers of drowsy driving, which sleep experts say is as potentially dangerous as drunken driving.
Katherine Shaver, October 21, 2014, Washington Post
Move DC action plan outlines future of transportation
The first steps in a 25-year vision to improve mobility in the District were released Tuesday by Mayor Vincent Gray.
Martin Di Caro, October 21, 2014, WAMU