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  1. All great questions, I can speculate on the two...

    All great questions, I can speculate on the two above - assuming that the team hasn't strayed too far from the original plan, this design effort will likely propose doing something that runs through...
  2. There's a ton of design options in these...

    There's a ton of design options in these corridors. Some suggestions on things to focus in on:

    *How do they propose to get bicyclists into/out of lanes at the Irving/Michigan intersection? How...
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    oh, I'm quite satisfied to chime in on DC with...

    oh, I'm quite satisfied to chime in on DC with five miles of buffer, in the past tense.
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    I no longer work there, so I can only speak to my...

    I no longer work there, so I can only speak to my motivations in getting the project launched, and why we didn't look past K - There's a LOT going on in Farragut Square - busy I and K Street traffic,...
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    Every time i said it, i couldn't help but grin....

    Every time i said it, i couldn't help but grin. It's a great milestone, but has real safety impacts. If you've ever gone against the dominant bike traffic flow in peak period, you know.
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    I was the one at DDOT who got this started, and...

    I was the one at DDOT who got this started, and the rationale was that while it wasn't on moveDC:

    1) we had a community explicitly ask us to identify more protected bike lanes beyond what moveDC...
  7. Thanks for the heads-up, Chris. I'm going to add...

    Thanks for the heads-up, Chris. I'm going to add that there's no reason to have two westbound travel lanes on 18th until the approach to the Bell intersection. That extra space for the first 2/3rds...
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    Encouraging and participating in the creation of...

    Encouraging and participating in the creation of a Vision Zero multi-agency action plan.
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    this is flattering, but never a great plan. ...

    this is flattering, but never a great plan.

    Chris did a wonderful job of creating order out of chaos with these notes. And the concept design team has produced a design that looks wonderful and...
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    i'm one of the ddot folks working with the wharf...

    i'm one of the ddot folks working with the wharf devleopers (and also the scofflaw rider from yesterday, tsk tsk), just wanted to confirm few things on the thread -

    Work has started on the NPS...
  11. Just wanted to throw the term "low stress" in...

    Just wanted to throw the term "low stress" in here. While PBLs are a bit of a missing ingredient in Arlington (and most other places), and are rightfully debated, concentrating on low-stress...
  12. I will also chime in with my commute.... Crystal...

    I will also chime in with my commute.... Crystal City to 14th St Bridge.

    For South Arlington (and Alexandrians to the south), there's no alternative to get across the river. At a minimum, dbb's...
  13. Unofficial DC plow tally - Cycletracks - 15th...

    Unofficial DC plow tally -

    Cycletracks - 15th St NW, L St NW, Penn Ave, 1st St NE, M St NE (all full length)
    Trails - MBT (M to Franklin), Suitland

    Sunday, we're making another attempt at M...
  14. As of last weekend, most stuff was now 30-40% off

    As of last weekend, most stuff was now 30-40% off
  15. Dennis Leach gave a very good presentation about...

    Dennis Leach gave a very good presentation about the revised striping plan, why they did the revisions, they showed a VSSIM computer animation of operations, and talked about proposed...
  16. Update - Apparently, DES has a revised proposed...

    Update - Apparently, DES has a revised proposed restriping plan for Crystal Drive. Unclear if this means a reprieve for the northbound bike lane, but we'll all find out next week...
  17. Thanks for the heads-up! Naturally, i have a...

    Thanks for the heads-up! Naturally, i have a competing work obligation, but here's a list of questions I sent DES and the County Board:

    *Why can't the planned part-time bus lane be designated...
  18. I just had a moment of deja vu, realizing i might...

    I just had a moment of deja vu, realizing i might have been at that meeting. I've definitely gotten ranty about the lack of progress on east-west connections, such as the 18th St ones included in the...
  19. There are no 23 foot sidewalks now, i believe...

    There are no 23 foot sidewalks now, i believe that's their plannery aspirational view of some future streetscape. This 6-8' paver sidewalk is typical today:...
  20. They aren't great lanes. But they're what we...

    They aren't great lanes. But they're what we have, and the only facility my wife will use. None of the other bike solutions in the area appear anywhere close to being installed, and none of them...
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