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    Google Earth measurement ~3.0 feet

    Google Earth measurement ~3.0 feet
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    I was wondering that too...will the new...

    I was wondering that too...will the new right-of-way (for either road or MUP at this point) eat into the dry cleaners parking lot? Seems like an odd abrupt end, as opposed to widening it all the way...
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    I hate to ask this, but I wonder if the cyclist...

    I hate to ask this, but I wonder if the cyclist was going at a sufficiently slow speed to be able to react to the presence of the pedestrians. Speaking for myself, I take steep and/or blind curves...
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    I believe recalling that the trucks and buses...

    I believe recalling that the trucks and buses which call at the nearby Trades Center (between Shirlington and the AWLA) were a reason for maintaining the slip lane.
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    Arlington County has apparently taken initial...

    Arlington County has apparently taken initial steps in their project to reconfigure the intersection of S. Arlington Mill Drive and S. Walter Reed Drive, near Shirlington...
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    Yeah I noticed that too. It'd be a travesty if...

    Yeah I noticed that too. It'd be a travesty if they didn't take advantage of the opportunity to extend the sidepath along there, which would provide connections to the bike lane on northbound...
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    I think we should make an effort to rename Union...

    I think we should make an effort to rename Union Street in Old Town south of King as the "Hal Hardaway Community Bikeway".
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    I should add that there is an impressive...

    I should add that there is an impressive retaining wall plainly visible on that side of King. Work on the opposite side of King has not yet started.

    Separately, work on the adjacent "Alexandria...
  9. In that event, it appears that the curb you...

    In that event, it appears that the curb you pointed out is actually the curb for the two-way cycle track.
  10. There must be a clear prohibition of right-on-red...

    There must be a clear prohibition of right-on-red from eastbound Wilson onto southbound Wash Blvd, in order to avoid RTOR conflicts between vehicles and cyclists in the bike box.
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    Realize things slow down this time of year due to...

    Realize things slow down this time of year due to weather and holidays, but any insights or tips about stuff going on, particularly in Alexandria or Arlington? I can say that the long-delayed...
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    King St. Improvements

    "Minor pedestrian, bicycle and lighting improvements"

    http://www.virginiadot.org/projects/resources/NorthernVirginia/King_St_PIM_11.09.2016.pdf

    Some potential for bike lanes, better crossings,...
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    Maybe OP should mind his own damn business and...

    Maybe OP should mind his own damn business and stop being so concerned over the decisions made by other people. Moreoever, what gives you the right to make judgements over people's riding styles?
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    I would welcome this greatly.

    I would welcome this greatly.
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    Workers have filled in the slip lane that used to...

    Workers have filled in the slip lane that used to lead from westbound on Braddock Road to northbound Van Dorn Street. You can see the concrete foundation that has been laid for a bicycle-only slip...
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    We don't know what speed the cyclist was going...

    We don't know what speed the cyclist was going at, and it's not fair to him to speculate one way or another. In any regard, I know of no law or regulation concerned speeds on sidewalks.

    One thing...
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    Here come the VCers blaming the kid for not being...

    Here come the VCers blaming the kid for not being a confident VCer and taking the lane on Washington Blvd during rush hour. Nevermind the fact that it was the driver and the driver alone for hitting...
  18. Too busy writing tickets down at Union and King...

    Too busy writing tickets down at Union and King to satisfy Hal Hardaway.





    Good luck with Virginia's AAA-approved contributory negligence law. Sadly he probably won't get a dime.
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    Per google maps, the driver was making a right,...

    Per google maps, the driver was making a right, and it sounds like the light would have been red for the driver.

    Hence, it was a "rolling" right-on-red (i.e. driver didn't come to a complete...
  20. Good report. I've never taken that stretch to be...

    Good report. I've never taken that stretch to be particularly dangerous. It is near a steep drop-off to Four Mile Run, but that's not what it sounds like happened. I know that I often find myself...
  21. Drove through the corridor today. Bike lanes are...

    Drove through the corridor today. Bike lanes are done, it appears, for the extent of the project area (from Janney's Lane to Kenwood). Other elements of the Complete Streets project (such as...
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    http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/news/2016/aug/...

    http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/news/2016/aug/17/alexandria-letter-ticket-cyclists/

    Perennial election loser Van Fleet must be happy by this development.

    Just more proof that the City...
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    Our good friend Hal Hardaway must have been...

    Our good friend Hal Hardaway must have been burning up the phone lines at City Hall again...
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    Rosslyn Protected Bike Lane?

    I can't find any documentation from the County, but according to the Rosslyn Business Improvement District, there will be a "protected bike lane" on Wilson between Courthouse and Oak:
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  25. I got hit a couple years ago and the City PD call...

    I got hit a couple years ago and the City PD call center couldn't care less either. Perhaps go straight to TES/Local Motion to at least let them know your incident; perhaps they can incorporate it...
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