- A DC police officer hit a cyclist in Sherman Circle with his cruiser during yesterday's morning rush. "According to a witness, the police car "[came] around the corner -- flying -- and hit the citizen and knocked him to the ground." Both the cyclist and bike were thrown 20 feet, and the cyclist was transported to the hospital. The driver had a yield sign adn two teenaged passengers in the car. The yield sign was a bit bent over as you can see in the video below.
- The Post congratulates NPS for reconsidering its decision to keep CaBi off the Mall
- The Greenbelt City Council voted to apply for grant funds to study the feasibility of a bike-sharing. Reportedly, MDOT has a program that will cover 80% of the cost of either study or implementation of bike-sharing (that's the first I've heard of it). The study will cost between $25,000 and $50,000. They've talked with nearby communities about partnering. "Councilmembers had numerous questions about details of such a program, including how it might integrate with bikeshare programs in the District of Columbia and nearby communities such as College Park. Councilmember Leta Mach questioned whether people would use such a program.
- Rep.Donna Edwards tours Edmonston's Green Street as she touts her bill "Green Infrastructure for Clean Water Act."
- Great bike photos.
- A Canadian man started an advertising buisness pulling signs behind his electric bike. But in one town, it's illegal.