- A bicyclist at the right place at the right time startled a would-be rapist allowing the victim to escape. "The 23-year-old woman was walking on Montgomery Village Avenue just after midnight Tuesday when police say she noticed someone following her down the sidewalk.The man then dragged the victim into a wooded area as she began to yell and scream. But a bicyclist who was riding by startled the suspect, and the woman was able to escape." Eyes on the street.
- On Thursday June 30, 2011, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., Sierra Club members will be standing alongside the Mt. Vernon bike trail in Alexandria, holding several six-foot images of asthma inhalers. Their goal is to raise public awareness of the need for stronger Environmental Protection Agency protections against soot and smog.
- Some condo associations are reportedly requiring residents to register and lock their bikes (U-locks only), which has led the Arlington police to report that 300 bikes are stolen in Arlington every year, and they recommend that residents register online at www.arlingtonva.us and always use U-Locks.
- The Examiner picks up the L&M cycletracks story.