Chanting “no more deaths,” more than 50 cyclists rallied Thursday outside city hall. They want D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser to prioritize her “Vision Zero” initiative, which aims for no pedestrian deaths by 2024.
Colin Browne, communications director at the Washington Area Bicyclist Association, said basic social norms dictate that cyclists be respectful of fellow trail users.
At a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser officially opened the Klingle Valley Trail, a nearly mile-long path that was once regarded as a ghost road.
The percentage of commuters in D.C. biking to work is now among the highest in the nation. Still, biking to work has been slow to pick up in the suburbs. Here’s a look at where people in the D.C. region are biking to work and the logistics of biking in the ‘burbs.
Have you ever sat in D.C. traffic on a hot day and seen a cyclist zooming past cars and thought, “That could be me?” Find out how you can.
“People gotta look before they open,” said Virginia Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax City).
“It’ll actually make Montgomery County a leader in suburban bike planning,” says Greg Billing, the executive director of the Washington Area Bicyclist Association.
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.
District drivers should prepare themselves for new laws for bicyclists.
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.
A 37-year-old Silver Spring, Md., man was knocked off his bike and
beaten on the Metropolitan Branch Trail Tuesday evening.
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.
May is a big month for biking. It\’s National Bike Month and everyone\’s invited to play.
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.
Maryland lawmakers are proposing a bike helmet
requirement for all cyclists, but it\’s not
getting support from where some might expect.