- BAC reviews the M St SE/SW alternatives.
- More images of the Eye Street SE/SW green bike lane. It looks like it is in between a right turn only lane and a traffic lane.
- "The "Gimme 5!" ride will travel to some of Ward 5's well-known and best-kept-secret sites. This ride is in partnership with Cultural Tourism - a nonprofit organization helping DC residents and visitors discover, experience and celebrate the city’s art, culture, and heritage."
- This Saturday: Car Free Day and the 50 States Ride.
- BART is experimenting with allowing bikes - regular non-folding bikes - on during rush hour. "The experiment was a test of the feasibility of relaxing the existing rush-hour bike blackout, and by all accounts it went smoothly, aided by the generally low ridership of Fridays in August."...“It looks promising,” said Steve Beroldo, BART’s bike program manager, of the bike pilot program. “There haven’t been any disasters.”
- CaBi has thoughts on their birthday. "To bring you up to speed, we added an additional 40 stations in DC, and expanded 26 stations. We also added 26 new stations in Arlington and welcomed Alexandria into the fold with eight stations in Old Town. Overall, the system added 74 stations, expanded 26 and added a new jurisdiction to the mix for a current grand total of 189 stations system-wide."
- MAP-21, the new federal transportation bill, includes a provision that would require all major arterial roads to be folded into the national highway system. "this designation basically forces state and local governments to treat arterials like major highways... Speed will increase, certain designs, like bulb outs, won't be allowed without an exception. So on and so on."
- LAB adds a new Bicycle Friendly City category past Platinum: Diamond. Next stop: Unobtainium
- Albany is looking to add bike sharing. Yes, Albany.