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Proposal would take bicycles off sidewalks when possible

A new plan would require cyclists and Segway drivers to stop riding on sidewalks and use bike lanes every time those lanes are available.

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 04:57am EDT

Tags: bicycle lanes, bicyclists, bike laws, Michelle Basch

Bicyclists get unwelcome company in D.C. bike lanes (Video)

Ask any bike commuter, and they'll tell you: D.C.'s bike lanes are not always a refuge from truck and automobile traffic.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 06:05am EDT

Tags: Mary Cheh, Kate Ryan, Greg Billing, biking, L Street, L Street bike lane

Alexandria bike lanes welcomed by a courageous commuter

"I'm a bicycle commuter who is also an amputee that lost her leg while commuting," Patty Collins says.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 05:30am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, Patty Collins, biking, amputee, King Street, alexandria, Alexandria City Council

Alexandria to add bike lanes on King Street

After more than six hours of debate, the Alexandria City Council unanimously approved a plan to add bike lanes on King Street on Saturday.

Sunday - 03/16/2014, 09:04am EDT

Tags: sprawl & crawl, alexandria,


Trading parking spots for bike lanes in Alexandria

After months of wrangling, bike lanes are coming to a stretch of King Street in Alexandria, Va.

Saturday - 12/21/2013, 07:33am EST

Tags: max smith, alexandria, King Street

D.C. bike lanes causing confusion, close calls

Bike lanes are intended to give cyclists a clearly defined area in which to move. The painted lanes also indicate to drivers that they can expect to see bike traffic in the area.

Saturday - 11/09/2013, 01:22pm EST

Tags: Evan Wilder, zebras

New bike lanes coming to D.C. this summer

Dedicated bicycle lanes are already in place on L Street NW and 15th Street NW, but WTOP has learned that in August, new lanes will go into place on M Street NW.

Wednesday - 05/01/2013, 06:56am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, DDOT, bikeshare, Jim Sebastian, Capitol Crescent Trail, Mike Goodno

Fairfax considers bike sharing as Silver Line approaches

There are more bike- and pedestrian-friendly improvements coming to Fairfax County and that could include a bike-sharing system.

Sunday - 12/09/2012, 08:57am EST

Tags: max smith, Fairfax County,

D.C. sees a spike in bike riders, most are male

Figures from the D.C. Department of Transportation show the number of bike riders has increased since 2004 when the city had 14 miles of bike lanes. D.C. now has 57 miles of bike lanes.

Saturday - 12/08/2012, 07:57am EST

Tags: Kate Ryan, DDOT, bike

Maryland's Cardin supporting bike lanes, paths

Sen. Ben Cardin says he is working to ensure funding for bike lanes and paths is included in a federal transportation bill.

Wednesday - 05/09/2012, 07:55am EDT

Tags: Ben Cardin,

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