- DDOT is preparing to advertise the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens Segment of the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail for construction bids by contractors with construction expected to start in Fall 2013.
- Arlington County Board will hold a hearing this week on a proposal to lower the speed limit on four roads in the county. "The proposed amendment to the county code would would lower speed limits to 25 mph from the current 30 mph on four streets: Two key routes between Rosslyn and Clarendon (Wilson Boulevard between Washington Boulevard and Route 110 and Clarendon Boulevard between Washington Boulevard and N. Oak Street), a stretch near the Iwo Jima Memorial in Rosslyn (North Meade Street between Arlington Boulevard and Marshall Drive) and a road near the East Falls Church Metro station...the county believes the lower speeds will improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists." Hearing is on July 13th at 8:30 a.m. at 2100 Clarendon Blvd., in the boardroom on the 3rd floor. Follow the link for maps.
- Wall Street Journal discovers that there really is a bike lobby (and video). Next week's headling could look like this. The reason people made fun of Rabinowiz is not that she said there was a bike lobby, but that she called it all-powerful. If that were so, America might look more like this.
- Speaking of which - The end of car culture.