- Good news: Maryland plans to make Bladensburg Road more bike and pedestrian friendly. Bad news: Because of limited funds, those plans have been put on hold by the state until at least 2016. Meanwhile students on the Port Towns Youth Council have suggested that the area become more bike and pedestrian friendly which would include installing bike lanes. As part of the Wat of 1812 Battle Road Walking Tour, a bike loop has been defined in the Port Towns area.
- Redeveloping Chevy Chase Lake - which straddles the Interim CCT - is planned to follow the completion of the Purple Line. In addition to apartments "There also would be a park, an outdoor playground and new bike and pedestrian paths." But local residents are worried about traffic, over-crowding the area schools, changing the area into an urban environment and, of course, parking. "If we want to go to a local place with towering building[s], lots of cement and congested parking garages instead of nice, happy, easy parking, we'll go to Friendship Heights or Silver Spring," wrote Chevy Chase Section Three resident Traci Zambotti.
- To be fair, these are formally referred to as bike-rack barricades.