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Transportation Nation

Why Is D.C.'s Metropolitan Branch Bike Trail Taking So Long to Build?

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

WAMU

Despite the lack of on-the-ground progress for more than two years, Washington D.C. transportation officials say the Metropolitan Branch Trail is not languishing in planning rooms and that funding has been budgeted to complete the D.C. portion of the eight-mile, off-street bicycling and pedestrian path.

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Transportation Nation

Smoother Sailing Coming to Washington's Best-Traveled Bike Lane

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

WAMU

The busiest bike lane in the District of Columbia will be repaved this summer.

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Transportation Nation

D.C. Makes Progress on Bike Lanes But Advocates See Room For Improvement

Friday, May 17, 2013

WAMU

Bike lanes in Washington, D.C. vary from the simple—narrow lanes marked by thin, white lines squeezed between vehicular travel lanes and parked cars—to the advanced: protected cycle tracks lying between parked cars on one side and the sidewalk on the other.

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Transportation Nation

D.C. Cycle Track Construction To Begin In August

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

WAMU

Construction of a westbound bike lane connecting Georgetown with downtown D.C. could begin in August, District transportation planners said Monday during a walking tour of the proposed M Street track.

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WNYC News

Judge Rules Prospect Park West Bike Lane Can Stay

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

The fight over the controversial Prospect Park West bike lane is over.  Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Bert Bunyan dismissed claims that the city failed to go through proper channels when it installed the two-way, protected path.

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WNYC News

New York on the Road to Having More Pedestrian, Bike-Friendly Streets

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

WNYC

Governor Andrew Cuomo will now be presented with the bill that requires transportation planners to consider pedestrian and bike-friendly features when building and redesigning roads following its passage in the State Assembly Monday. The Democrat has expressed support for signing it into law.

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