This month, the spotlight is on two events taking place in the D.C. area and one big award presented to a local organization that’s working to eliminate hunger.
The effort to promote bicycling as an environmentally clean, fun and healthy way to get to work will include 100 pit stops throughout the region, where there will be food, bicycle tuneups and more.
Friday is the region’s annual bike to work day, which includes dozens of pit stops from Indian Head and Frederick to Fairfax and Manassas that feature giveaways, food, entertainment and educational stations.
Ahead of Bike to Work Day, the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board is looking at a bicycle project wish list.
With Bike to Work Day on Friday, WTOP went to Bethesda, Maryland, to see how commuters planned to get to work.
In about a month, more than 18,000 people will strap on a helmet and commute to and from work on two wheels.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.