- Work continues on turning the eastern spur of the Southeast Freeway into a Boulevard - which will include a bike facility.
- After a year when it seemed like it might not get anywhere, the WABA supported Anti-Harassment Law - now labelled the Access to Justice for Bicyclists Act of 2012 - was approved by a DC Council committee today. "It now goes to the full DC Council for consideration with the unanimous support of the Judiciary Committee."..."The goal of the legislation is to incentivize attorneys to take on the cases of bicyclists in these lower-damages situations, by making provision for attorney’s fees and costs and creating a floor for actual damages of $1,000," says the report.
- I disagree with this article in general, but I liked this caption "The addition of the New York Avenue Metro stop and walking/bike path was largely responsible for the boom in the District’s NoMa neighborhood."
- More support for a bike-friendly Broad Branch.
- Media coverage of the Penn Ave U-Turn rule clarification.
- On the benefits of well-designed trail crossings - with HAWK signals.
- "Held Nov. 8 at historic Christ Church, the kick-off event called Bows, Baskets and Bikes gathered DC-area event and meeting planners to help build bicycles for needy families through Christ Church's holiday initiative, the Christ Child Project."
- Yeah, a guy did have a truck roll over his head, and he did survive and he was wearing a helmet. "According to police, the cyclist was stopped at a temporary red light next to a construction site on Quincy Street near Wilson Boulevard, when an unoccupied dump truck started rolling south on Quincy and struck him." I'm sure some people will still find a way to blame the cyclist.