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Your chance to improve bike infrastructure in D.C.
On Mon., Dec. 16, the D.C. Council's Committee on Transportation and the Environment will hold a public roundtable on the city's existing Bicycle Infrastructure Master Plan. The council invites members of the community to testify and provide public input about bicycling in the District of Columbia.
Greg Billing, December 4, 2013, WABA
All across America, car commuting is dropping
In 99 of the nation's 100 largest regions -- the cities and suburbs that are home to more than half the U.S. population -- fewer people got to work in a private vehicle in 2010 than in 2000.
Tanya Snyder, December 4, 2013, dc.streetsblog.org
Phoenix Bikes plan picking up opposition
The organization wants to move from its present cinder block building in Barcroft Park to a new location on county-owned land adjacent to the W&OD Trail, near the intersection of Walter Reed Drive and Four Mile Run Drive.
December 3, 2013, ARLnow
Hayes St. construction to wrap up this spring
Construction on the Pentagon City Multimodal Project on S. Hayes Street is expected to wrap up this spring, county officials say.
December 2, 2013, ARLnow
Arlington considers using fees to reduce parking
Arlington may consider instituting a fee for developers who provide less than the "standard" amount of parking in office buildings. The money could be used to pay for improvements in the surrounding area, particularly ones that encourage using alternatives to driving.
Michael Perkins, December 2, 2013, GGW
College Park bike shop rolls into third place in poll
Laurie Lemieux and Ben Bassett, owners of Proteus Bicycles in College Park, told their customers that they had been nominated as one of the top 50 bike shops in the country. Then, they didn't think much about it -- until they were named third best in the nation.
Jamie Anfenson-Comeau, November 29, 2013, Gazette.Net
'Walkabout' series continues in Glebe neighborhood
The Arlington County government's "Walkabout" series continues on Sunday, Dec. 15 from 1 to 3 p.m. with a community walk in the Glebe neighborhood.
November 30, 2013, Sun Gazette
King Street bike lanes delayed two months
At the Alexandria Traffic and Parking Board meeting on Monday night the King Street Traffic Calming and Bike Lane proposal was consideration and largely dismissed, despite a strong majority of speakers being in support.
Jonathan Krall, November 26, 2013, WashCycle