- According to one report, last week on P Street NW in DC a driver - after honking repeatedly at a cylcist - rammed them from behind and drove away. More proof that there is absolutely no need for the anti-harassment law.
- A cyclist was injured in Falls Church when they were clotheslined by a downed power line. "He's rather seriously injured; a broken collarbone and a dislocated shoulder," Mary Darne, a witness to the accident, said. "There's not a lot of downed power lines in this area, and most of them are not well marked." [WC: I think that quote may have been botched and they meant to sayt that there are a lot of downed power lines]
- Virginia spent a higher percentage of its Highway Safety Improvement Program money on bicycle/pedestrian programs than every state but 3. Unfortunately, it only took 0.9% to finish that high. And the rest of the rankings aren't very good for Maryland and Viriginia either
- Transportation Enhancement - Maryland #47; Virginia #37
- Surface Transportation Program - - Maryland #45 (tied at 0.0%); Virginia #37
- CMAQ - Maryland #32; Virginia #27
- HSIP - Maryland #16 (tied at 0.0%); Virginia #4
- More on the history of the Coliseum bike racing stadium in NE.
- Bicycle frieght vehicles are not eligible for CMAQ funding to encourage "the purchase of zero-emission urban delivery trucks" because they don't weigh enough. I guess the good news is that CMAQ is going away being weakened?