- According to DDOT, the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail lights that have been non-operational since opening due to a theft of the wiring are now working. They replaced all the stolen cable, installed 5 new poles, and removed and replaced a damaged foundation. The exception is that there are two lateral conduits that were found to be blocked and will require some coordination with utilities. Hooray.
- DDOT has scheduled a public meeting on its Innovative Bicycle Facility Research Project and on a proposed protected bike lane for L Street between 25th and 12th streets. The meeting is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. next Thursday at the Reeves Center, second floor community room, 2000 14th St. NW.
- The Alexandria BPAC was awarded the 2012 Ellen Pickering Environmental Excellence Award.
- Despite hearing from over 300 cyclists who asked for some funding for the Bicycle Program, the Fairfax County Board refused to allocate any operating funds to the program. The program received $375,000 in FY 2009, $204,544 in FY 2010, and $0 in FY 2011 and 2012.
- "Police in Montgomery County plan to simulate collisions of bicyclists and pedestrians as part of a training exercise."