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    Well if he is delivering newspapers, he is at...

    Well if he is delivering newspapers, he is at least likely to keep his windows open. So yelling might be more effective with this driver than most.
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    My recent experience with 50 & Fillmore has been...

    My recent experience with 50 & Fillmore has been worse.

    Now the light sometimes turns green for one way while remaining red for the other direction. Earlier this week one evening around midnight,...
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    I agree that the access point for the 27 trail is...

    I agree that the access point for the 27 trail is difficult to find, obscured by all the construction. The place where you need to be to get the trail is at the pink star in the photo. There is more...
  4. Sticky: In fact, unlike Memorial, there is no way to get...

    In fact, unlike Memorial, there is no way to get to TR bridge without riding on some boardwalk.
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    The only tool needed to fix this sort of problem...

    The only tool needed to fix this sort of problem is the tool atop the saddle.
  6. Yikes, I don't remember reading about this one....

    Yikes, I don't remember reading about this one. 14th and what?
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    Go on ahead if you like. But if we pass you while...

    Go on ahead if you like. But if we pass you while you're asleep alongside the road, you'll never hear the end of it!
  8. I also tried to look through those documents a...

    I also tried to look through those documents a month ago to answer that same question. I was completely befuddled and gave up.

    If it is mostly in the portion east of 123, there are a lot of...
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    Okay this looks like way too much fun... I'm in!...

    Okay this looks like way too much fun... I'm in!

    Character suggestions? Is Raphael still open?
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    At 10:30pm tonight I encountered road work on Key...

    At 10:30pm tonight I encountered road work on Key Bridge: rightmost southbound lane and upstream sidewalk blocked. I didn't look over to see what the crews were doing. Perhaps they'll be gone before...
  11. Has anyone ever been charged for violating...

    Has anyone ever been charged for violating 46.2-894 without a collision?

    I agree that drivers should be held liable for causing injuries in scenarios like that of the OP, but I don't see it...
  12. Thread: Manassas

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    Most of the streets in Manassas proper are quite...

    Most of the streets in Manassas proper are quite bike-friendly. The city itself is very flat, which may qualify as a plus or a minus. The PW Parkway and 234 trails offer decent rides and connections...
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    Sorry to hear this. I hope John is relatively...

    Sorry to hear this. I hope John is relatively unscathed and is able to heal quickly.



    Yikes. Obviously that is four too many.



    Me too. I wonder what is the total number of Pike crashes...
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    Friendly reminder everyone: Tonight there will...

    Friendly reminder everyone:

    Tonight there will be an overnight bicycle race on the Mount Vernon Trail. The course involves various loops through the Gravelly Point parking lot as well as timed...
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    This one's also not great when Ft Myer has the...

    This one's also not great when Ft Myer has the green. From Key Bridge, I usually ride Ft Myer to Nash to Wilson. After crossing the Potomac on the sidewalk, I have to transition back into the...
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    Yes, a big part of the problem is that drivers...

    Yes, a big part of the problem is that drivers pull up, start looking to their left for a gap in Lynn traffic, and never bother to look right again after they see those cars stopping. This is why I...
  17. Sad story. So many questions here. ...

    Sad story. So many questions here.

    "westbound" = northbound?
    "half a mile west of Route 301" = south/east of route 301? The road doesn't go a half-mile the other way.

    "van moved to pass the...
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    When going from Case Bridge to I St SW, I often...

    When going from Case Bridge to I St SW, I often take the Maine sidewalk from 9th to 7th. Sidewalk!!?? Yeah I know... but that block isn't bad. It saves the trouble of two left turns and riding...
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    I'm enjoying the new cameras at 50 and Fillmore....

    I'm enjoying the new cameras at 50 and Fillmore. The last few times I've ridden through there late at night (always southbound), the traffic signals for 50 have turned yellow immediately as I cross...
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    Would an underpass flood there? Also, any chance...

    Would an underpass flood there? Also, any chance that flashing beacon at grade could become a HAWK?
  21. +1 Good sidepath on one side of TR Bridge >>...

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    Good sidepath on one side of TR Bridge >> Second copy of the awful one that presently exists.
  22. If the merge across 50 sounds a little scary,...

    If the merge across 50 sounds a little scary, simply use the left entrance from 10th or N Courthouse.
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    One quibble: I'm not sold on the notion that...

    Agreed! To which I would only add, changes other than infra to make riding in the road (in seg infra or taking the lane) more attractive - lower speed limits where appropriate, restrictions on turns...
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    Yes, I agree. I was thinking of slower streets...

    Yes, I agree. I was thinking of slower streets with more pedestrian and commercial activity, such as Wilson Blvd. Climbing the hill from Oak St at 20MPH would be unsafe in the existing PBL, and...
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    If the intent is to provide space that will...

    If the intent is to provide space that will attract faster riders away from the MUTs, conventional bike lanes would be a better option than PBLs in most locations.

    The dangers of PBL interactions...
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