When they first installed the electric car chargers at Canal Park in SE I thought they were a gimmick and no one would ever use them. But I saw a Tesla Model S parked there last night.
- "We helped build Alta's flagship Bikesharing program in DC and we're proud to see Alta landing big contracts all over the USA as a result of our hard work: Citi Bike in New York, Divvy in Chicago, Hubway in Boston; Puget Sound Bikeshare in Seattle; San Francisco, Columbus, Baltimore, Portland... It would be a shame to see bad labor practices pollute the growth of such a socially and environmentally important industry."
- Pennsylvania Avenue Plan meeting is tonight. The BAC points out the the 1974 plan (an interesting read for sure) includes space for bus/bike lanes "Treatment of the Avenue roadway is intended to make its broad expanse less of a physical and visual barrier than it is today. two 11-foot outside lanes would be paved in different material than the inner lanes and, if traffic conditions permit, reserved for exclusive bicycle and bus use." In addition to bike lanes, it would be nice if CaBi stations and bike parking would be allowed on Penn.
- "Kidical Mass Arlington takes its inspiration from an existing Kidical Mass group in Washington, which has been building up over the past few years."
- The Greenbelt Museum held its first Roosevelt Ride on Sunday, inviting bikers to take a leisurely ride through historic downtown Greenbelt.
- Marketplace is dubious of NYC DOT's claim that cycletracks in NYC increased business by 49%.
- "“We have the A train, and we have yellow cabs, and we have the Staten Island Ferry,” Ms. Sadik-Khan said at the news conference. “And today, Citi Bike joins the ranks of the transportation icon family in New York City.”"