Update: This story is incorrect. DASH buses do not yet have bike racks. The City of Alexandria and DASH are working to install racks and it is a priority. This need was identified as a possible stimulus project, but has not yet been funded.
One of the local stimulus projects that would serve cyclists is now online. DASH buses have moved from Ugly to Good as all of them now have bike racks like the one photographed at right (leaving just PG county's The Bus as the only close-in system without them).
Other new projects include
(Thanks to Catherine for the link)
I also learned that CUE buses in Fairfax now have bike racks. Good.