- Ward 5 D.C. Council candidate Drew Hubbard, running in the May 15 special election: "Our residents should be able to walk or to bike to wherever they want to go in the ward."
- Tommy Wells wonders if Mayor Gray's sustainability program will get the funding it needs since a program to fight bike theft can't get $50,000 transferred from DDOT to MPD. "The executive branch has been unable to give $50,000 from DDOT to MPD, so there is no bait bike program starting this spring because they can't do it," Wells says.
- A cyclist was hit in the Pennsylvania Avenue cycletrack yesterday by a car making an illegal U-turn. The cyclist was taken to the hospital and the driver was ticketed.
- The CaBi station at 16th & U St NW has been relocated 1 block south to New Hampshire & T St NW & expanded by 8 docks.
- DDOT is starting the process of replacing the 60 year old 27th Street Bridge over Broad Branch. The new bridge will have a sidewalk and maybe a bike lane. There was a meeting last night (sorry) about it.
- More images of the new bridge across Four Mile Run near East Falls Church.
- FABB is organizing a ride to Udvar-Hazy to see Space Shuttel Discovery.
- A study aims to answer the question Why don't more women serve on Bicycle Advisory Committees. "several aspects related to these particular committees might be unappealing to women, including the steep learning curve for new members, the high proportion of male members, and male members' unsupportive behavior, their tendency to dominate the floor, and their likelihood of having a technical background...the top five barriers identified by the women included lack of time, lack of qualifications, lack of specific information about the committee, family and household responsibilities, and lack of interest in politics. A number of survey respondents explicitly named the male-dominated nature of their local committee as a barrier to their involvement."
- Recollections on John Edward's bike ride with Lance Armstrong at the 2008 RAGBRAI. "Eventually, Armstrong dropped Edwards, apparently frustrated by the slow pace..."