- From your blog to the Alexandria City Council's ear. "The developers [of a new Harris Teeter and apartment building in Alexandria] are also giving $40,000 toward either a bike-sharing program or local transportation management"
- New IMF Director Christine Lagarde plans to bike to work "Lagarde, once a competitive synchronized swimmer and a member of the French national team, wants to ride her bike to work. She'll bring it with her from Paris." New Bike to Work Day Speaker!
- WABA's mobile bike clinics continue to help cyclists EOTR ""There are hardly any bike lanes. We need them. We need them badly," Not until we're done studying them, you don't.
- Improved bike access could help MARC better utilize the Boyds train station.
- WABA is hosting a discussion on July 19th on what to do if you're in a crash. "Executive Director Shane Farthing and three of the regions top lawyers in representing cyclists in DC, Maryland, and Virginia–Tom Witkop, Bruce Deming, and Peter Baskin–will be available both to assist with the group discussion and to talk one-on-one with cyclists at the end of the program." Farthing, remember, is a lawyer too.
- So much information from the Alexandria BPAC meeting. The city doesn't have a bike parking ordinance, Chamblis Crossing project going out to bid soon and more.
- Jack Evans supports the L&M cycletracks. Question: Who opposes them? Answer: Bears.
- Bicycle Space has identified the cyclist who died this week as Duane Esquivel
Sadly, I'll be at a funeral tomorrow and so may not blog.