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Bicycling in D.C.: Where are the women?

It's said that women compose just 24 percent of the overall ridership in the D.C. region, and a number of issues help explain the disparity.

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 07:07am EDT

Tags: bikeshare, Kate Ryan, Women, Women and Bicycling, Washington Area Bicyclist Association

Mayor Vincent Gray signs legislation for new bike laws

District drivers should prepare themselves for new laws for bicyclists.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 08:10am EDT

Tags: bike, waba, Washington Area Bicyclist Association, Kate Ryan, bicycling, D.C.

WABA hires trail rangers to help bicyclists in D.C. area

It could be the greatest summer job ever. That's how Jordan Albright looks at her new gig as a trail ranger with the Washington Area Bicyclist Association.

Saturday - 07/06/2013, 07:52am EDT

Tags: Washington Area Bicyclist Association, Jordan Albright, trail rangers, Garrett Hennigan, Ursula Sandstrom, Mike Adams, Andrew Arlotto

Cyclist attacked by youths in Northeast D.C.

A 37-year-old Silver Spring, Md., man was knocked off his bike and beaten on the Metropolitan Branch Trail Tuesday evening.

Thursday - 06/13/2013, 06:07am EDT

Tags: bike, Kate Ryan, cyclist, attack, Metropolitan Branch Trail, Northeast D.C., Silver Spring, BicycleSPACE, Washington Area Bicyclist Association


Tips for protecting your bike from thieves

Eighteen bikes disappeared in the span of just three days. That's what clients at D.C.'s City Bikes have told store manager Saul Leiken.

Monday - 06/10/2013, 08:25am EDT

Tags: City Bikes, Saul Leiken, Washington Area Bicyclist Association, National Bike Registry, Kate Ryan

As part of National Bike Month, May 8 is Bike To School Day

May is a big month for biking. It's National Bike Month and everyone's invited to play.

Wednesday - 05/08/2013, 03:48am EDT

Tags: bike to work, bike, National Bike Month, Kate Ryan, Washington Area Bicyclist Association

Drivers, bicyclists relationship must be a 2-way street

Now that spring is here, motorists are finding themselves increasingly sharing the area's roadways with bicyclists and there is a right way for bikes and cars to coexist while commuting.

Wednesday - 04/17/2013, 04:50am EDT

Tags: Washington Area Bicyclist Association, Shane Farthing, Montgomery County Police, Bob McCullough, dick uliano, bicycling

Md. bike groups back away from proposed helmet requirement

Maryland lawmakers are proposing a bike helmet requirement for all cyclists, but it's not getting support from where some might expect.

Friday - 02/08/2013, 08:11am EST

Tags: Maggie McIntosh, Washington Area Bicyclist Association, Bike Maryland, Maryland House of Delegates

Driver in 2011 videotaped bike crash turns himself in

The driver of a pickup truck involved in an August 2011 crash with a bicyclist has turned himself in after learning there was a warrant for his arrest.

Tuesday - 06/05/2012, 05:55pm EDT

Tags: bicyclist, bicycle crash, Washington Area Bicyclist Association