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    Wasn't that a door zone bike lane, that sort of...

    Wasn't that a door zone bike lane, that sort of disappeared at 26th? I mean I confess to usually taking it, but definitely lost VC points for doing so. The new SB bike lane is not door zone?
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    I was speaking to a woman at my synagogue who is...

    I was speaking to a woman at my synagogue who is an occasional bike rider. She used to bike commute downtown before her job location changed, but recently rode in on a weekday to meetings. She...
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    https://chi.streetsblog.org/2019/10/03/a-dinosaur-...

    https://chi.streetsblog.org/2019/10/03/a-dinosaur-still-roams-the-earth-john-forester-discusses-his-discredited-anti-bike-lane-credo/
  4. This is why my nightmare is "we should...

    This is why my nightmare is "we should consolidate ALL the statistical agencies at Suitland"
  5. I guess in theory if someone walks out in all...

    I guess in theory if someone walks out in all black, on a white striped crosswalk, a driver should notice that something is obscuring the crosswalk stripes. If not there is an issue with the driver,...
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    Yesterday I was riding a CaBi in this area. I...

    Yesterday I was riding a CaBi in this area. I rode WB through the retail area, then bak EB all the way to the CaBi station near George Mason.

    Note - going WB, I did not notice the sharrows (may...
  7. 14. Cyclists are a tiny minority who exercise...

    14. Cyclists are a tiny minority who exercise vastly disproportionate influence due to nefarious ties to politicians, probably greased by money. A Elected officials support Complete Streets because...
  8. 1. Not everyone can bike - cars are here to...

    1. Not everyone can bike - cars are here to stay. Answer = Complete streets can make driving safer and more comfortable for law abiding drivers, and also is a big benefit to walkers and transit...
  9. I keep forgetting to do Army Navy. Another choice...

    I keep forgetting to do Army Navy. Another choice (similar to Huskerdonts) would be Mt Vernon Ave to Four Mile Road to Old Dominion to Tennessee back to Glebe (where you must take the lane over the...
  10. Sounds like a great panel. Call the moderators...

    Sounds like a great panel. Call the moderators what you will, in a City where too many are stuck in old ways of thinking (dare I say paradigms - when I was growing up a paradigms paid your fare on...
  11. Master thread for requests for advocacy help

    Now that a certain controversy is settled, time for this

    Its fairly frequent that people want to request help, not necessarily only from people in their own jurisdiction, for emails to electeds,...
  12. Or to be ecumenical, and a bit more sober ...

    Or to be ecumenical, and a bit more sober

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPXXuEel0fU
  13. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WY6FL1S8X80

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WY6FL1S8X80
  14. EB Eye Street SE is now reopened between S. Cap...

    EB Eye Street SE is now reopened between S. Cap and NJ Avenue, including the bike lane (though there were cones being put out at the corner with First Street SE, but I think that is something more...
  15. The origin is unknown. Some have speculated that...

    The origin is unknown. Some have speculated that the term's origin is Yiddish because of its similarity to the interjection "feh",[3] which appears in the 1936 Yiddish song Yidl Mitn Fidl. In...
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    In the 1970s, when people were complaining that...

    In the 1970s, when people were complaining that there was no bike route from Brooklyn to SI, because Robert Moses built the Verrazano Narrows Bridge without bike/ped accommodations, the MTA ran some...
  17. There are now construction related slowdowns and...

    There are now construction related slowdowns and temporary stoppages on BOTH parallels - L Street SE, and K Street SE, between Half Street and NJ Avenue.

    Best alternative is Maine to trail to the...
  18. That's been a total mess with the construction. ...

    That's been a total mess with the construction. And yeah, having a PBL for only a teeny segment is less than ideal and the driveways are not great. I don't prefer taking the lane there though. It's...
  19. Um hmmm. Teaching the Dutch reach is not an...

    Um hmmm.

    Teaching the Dutch reach is not an issue only for door zone bike lanes - there are lots of other occasions where even riders quite aware of DZ issues end up in DZ's however briefly, and...
  20. Expect more enforcement in Alexandria

    High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) will be starting shortly in the City of Alexandria. In addition to the usual reasons to obey traffic laws, being particularly careful to obey traffic laws in the...
  21. The cookies were excellent, and the ride was fun....

    The cookies were excellent, and the ride was fun. It was fairly warm though.
  22. Eye Street SE, EB closed at Half Street

    The entire EB side of the road is closed - the EB bike lane, the EB general travel lane, and the "sidewalk" due to construction.

    I suppose someone who really wanted to could take the sidewalk...
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    I resemble this remark.

    I resemble this remark.
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    Okay haven't posted to this thread much lately -...

    Okay haven't posted to this thread much lately - situation in Alexandria too all around frustrating, and don't want to take away from the rightful anger of my DC advocate friends about the pace of...
  25. NYC /= Manhattan (Not saying you don't know that,...

    NYC /= Manhattan (Not saying you don't know that, just pointing out the larger NYC issues). There are plenty of awful stroads with no bike infrastructure in the outer boroughs. I think a lot of the...
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