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Chevy Chase man bikes 22 miles daily

For John Farrell of Chevy Chase, Md., every day is Bike to Work Day.

Tags: bicycle , bike to work , commute , John Farrell

Monday - 11/08/2010, 01:17pm EST

Crash anniversary reminds bicyclists of deadly 'right hook'

Alice Swanson died two years ago of what cycling advocates call a "right hook" -- when a vehicle turns right into a bike lane.

Tags: right hook , R Street , 20th Street , D.C. police , Shane Farthing , Washington Area Bicyclist Association , Kate Ryan , bicycle safety , bicycle , Alice Swanson

Tuesday - 07/20/2010, 01:19am EDT

Bike lanes getting a tune-up before opening

WTOP first reported that the D.C. Department of Transportation wasn't happy with the design of those new bike lanes between 15th and 3rd streets on Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Now changes are being made that will essentially make the bike lanes skinnier.

Tags: D.C. Department of Transportation , Pennsylvania Avenue , John Lisle , Washington Area Bicyclist Association , Jim Sebastian

Tuesday - 06/08/2010, 10:25pm EDT

Can bikers and drivers coexist peacefully?

A prominent auto group is calling the D.C. Department of Transportation's decision to make major changes to new bike lanes on Pennsylvania Avenue a good thing.

Tags: D.C. Department of Transportation , AAA Mid-Atlantic , John Townsend , Pennsylvania Avenue , Gabe Klein , Jim Sebastian , Washington Area Bicyclist Association , Sprawl & Crawl , Adam Tuss

Tuesday - 05/25/2010, 01:07am EDT

Budget woes may halt numerous area road projects

Tight budgets are forcing transportation leaders to make some tough choices about what regional projects should move forward and which ones will be delayed or possibly even canceled.

Tags: District Department of Transportation , DDOT , VDOT , Maryland State Highway Administration , Virginia Department of Transportation , Capital Beltway , Interstate 495 , Route 7 , Dulles Toll Road , Route 1 , Greenbelt , Father Hurley Boulevard , Wisteria Drive , Germantown Road , Columbia Pike , Sligo Creek Parkway , streetcars

Wednesday - 04/21/2010, 01:26am EDT

More bicycle lanes are coming to D.C.

The city will develop new bike lanes. You'll see them on well-traveled streets, such as Pennsylvania Avenue and 15th Street.

Tags: DDOT , biking , bicycle paths , Darci Marchese , Golden Triangle

Wednesday - 03/10/2010, 12:53am EST