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    Good to hear; I'm looking forward to getting that...

    Good to hear; I'm looking forward to getting that next step complete.

    I'm sure a couple of us would gladly take those off their hands for use in protecting key bike lane locations ;)
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    Yep, it's the same guy! I recognized him, too,...

    Yep, it's the same guy! I recognized him, too, from the bike campus demo day (back row of last photo on Casey's post).

    On a related note, did WABA ever respond to your update request (on Twitter)...
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    The galleon is back in Old Town Alexandria from...

    The galleon is back in Old Town Alexandria from today, May 25, through Monday, May 29!

    Here's a site with more details: https://www.visitalexandriava.com/el-galeon/
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    Update: the trail has been reopened. Here's...

    Update: the trail has been reopened.

    Here's the report that I saw on Twitter: https://local.nixle.com/alert/5971537/
  5. Thread: Mystery Sign

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    I do, but that's because I added it to Google...

    I do, but that's because I added it to Google Maps (when Google Mapmaker was still around) :cool:
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    I think it'd be nice if we could have a sign or...

    I think it'd be nice if we could have a sign or plaque giving a bio of Wayne Anderson and his contributions to the improvements in the area. Also, I'm in favor of referring to the section of trail as...
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    Wow, I've never heard of the Wayne Anderson Trail...

    Wow, I've never heard of the Wayne Anderson Trail before!

    After doing a bit of Google research, it appears that this section is the Wayne F Anderson Bikeway (full name):...
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    It's always nice to check out a newer area when...

    It's always nice to check out a newer area when biking. I'm glad you got to see more of what Fairfax has to offer.

    The wet crossings on Holmes Run Trail north of Chambliss St are wet 24/7, recent...
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    Prince & Cameron Bike Lanes

    Also on my ride today, I rode the entirety and took pics of the new (eastbound one-way) Prince St and (westbound mostly one-way) Cameron St bike lanes in Alexandria.

    I found them to be quite...
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    Route 1 Sidepath - Mt Vernon Mem Hwy to Ffx Co Pkwy

    After perusing Google Maps while researching a route, I was surprised to find that the satellite view of a couple sections of Route 1 near Fort Belvoir showed actual sidepaths along the highway. I...
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    Bike to School Day 2017 Video

    Here's the video or the ride I did (half with my brother) for this year's Bike to School Day:

    https://youtu.be/ceiiIvFtCYg

    Sadly, I was unable to use any of the footage from my rear-facing...
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    Steve O had them on display at the Ballston pit...

    Steve O had them on display at the Ballston pit stop this morning. It's cool, counting back the years with each color!
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    I would add to all of this that you should let...

    I would add to all of this that you should let the kid know that this rule only applies to school crossing guards. There are still people out there who believe that cyclists are required to dismount...
  14. Is there a sign outside the CrossFit (northeast...

    Is there a sign outside the CrossFit (northeast corner of the detour), too? I don't see it in the pics but want to make sure.
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    Thank you for posting the pics.

    Just to be clear, is this crudely and quickly drawn map the actual route of the detour according to the signs?
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    It looks a lot better than I was imagining,...
  16. What does it actually look like now? I'll take...

    What does it actually look like now?

    I'll take some pics of the situation during my lunch break if no one else has any.
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    I still shudder a bit when I read that. :P

    I still shudder a bit when I read that. :P
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    Just had this idea pop into my head (warning: you...

    Just had this idea pop into my head (warning: you are about to see a brief glimpse into my thoughts): looking at your original request of using books got me thinking, if each person has a distinct...
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    Cat Loop

    Art by bobco85 (with inspiration from CaseyKane50); ride by bobco85
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    Strava: https://www.strava.com/activities/990921115
    Drawing: 23.0 miles

    Everything really happened at the right time...
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    Missed connection: Swift Justice

    This happened yesterday, and I got it on video.

    As I was biking on Pegram St in Alexandria, I approached the intersection with Taney Ave which is a 4-way stop. I slowed to a crawl, then started...
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    Sometime in 2015, a bike lane was added to...

    Sometime in 2015, a bike lane was added to Franconia Rd on that stretch, and it has made a huge difference in the bike-friendliness of that road. I used to avoid riding on Franconia Rd, too, until...
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    I think the route looks good, and you'll have...

    I think the route looks good, and you'll have quite an enjoyable ride using a lot of different trails in the area (Ffx Co Pkwy, Franconia-Springfield Pkwy, Eisenhower Ave, Potomac Yard, Mount Vernon,...
  23. Alexandria - Vision Zero Action Plan - Survey and Wikimap

    As part of Vision Zero that the City of Alexandria officially adopted in January 2017, input from local citizens is needed. If you want to provide input to the city in regards to Vision Zero, follow...
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    I passed by there and took some pics around the...

    I passed by there and took some pics around the area. Everything was open, and the smell of the burnt hillside was still in the air. A lot of people didn't seem to even know what had happened.
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  25. No worries! I figure this time range would work...

    No worries! I figure this time range would work better for most people, as they would be able to get home by dinnertime.
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