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    Any news on this front? I know fall and winter...

    Any news on this front? I know fall and winter are slow times for infrastructure development.
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    Racers on road bikes will hate the circle. ...

    Racers on road bikes will hate the circle.

    Every other casual rider will love it.
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    Not the best place to live as a rider, unless the...

    Not the best place to live as a rider, unless the super-steep Valley Drive hill is your thing.

    Maybe Nixon's "I have never been a quitter" line was coined after pedaling his way to the top...
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    Capacity constraints in term of trail widths,...

    Capacity constraints in term of trail widths, tight corners, etc have become all the more clear.

    And don't even get me started on a "trail" which is basically a 5-foot sidewalk, reduce a bit by...
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    Saw this on foot; the section of the Holmes Run...

    Saw this on foot; the section of the Holmes Run Trail in Alexandria under the railroad bridge (near Eisenhower Ave) was loaded up with sand and sediment following the rains earlier this week. A small...
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    Work has (finally) started on the Arlington Mill...

    Work has (finally) started on the Arlington Mill Dr & S. Walter Reed Dr improvement project near Shirlington.

    In addition, and I don't know if it's related or not, there was finally an upgrade of...
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    Protected bike lane on Quincy Road in Ballston. ...

    Protected bike lane on Quincy Road in Ballston.

    https://ggwash.org/view/68723/quincy-street-in-ballston-has-a-new-protected-bikeway
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    Open bike lanes on Wilson Blvd in Arlington...

    Open bike lanes on Wilson Blvd in Arlington between Rosslyn and Courthouse have been upgraded to protected bike lanes.
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    Anything new? Seems like it's been a slow year...

    Anything new? Seems like it's been a slow year with respect to infrastructure improvements, even low-cost approaches like bike lanes. Alexandria hasn't been updating their webpage for it (Go...
  10. Opinion: Letter to Editor: Students Rely On Bike Lanes

    http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/news/2017/nov/09/opinion-letter-editor-students-rely-bike-lanes/







    Note - this isn't me. I just came across it and was impressed by the young man's...
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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...
  19. 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.
  20. 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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