Monthly Archives: June 2010

Weekly Transportation Musings

I want to start by linking to two great blog posts.  First, from Secretary Lahood: http://fastlane.dot.gov/2010/06/its-official-bike-lanes-open-down-americas-main-street.html#more  2nd, from Rep. Earl Blumenauer: http://bikeportland.org/2010/06/22/rep-blumenauer-on-the-inauguration-of-pennsylvania-ave-bike-lanes/ These two individuals, and our own Tommy Wells, Council member for Ward 6 were the inspiration for the … Continue reading

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Gabe’s NASTO Acceptance Speech (and commentary on the state of transportation)

(This is taken from Gabe Klein’s speech Tuesday, accepting the role of President for NASTO, the Northeast Association of State Transportation Officials, which brings together representatives from the state transportation departments of the Northeastern United States and the Canadian provinces … Continue reading

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Traffic Pattern Changes at New York and Florida aves, NE

We have been seeking new avenues to communicate changes in traffic patterns that impact daily commutes for everyone: motorists, bicylists, transit riders, and pedestrians.  If you receive our press releases, monitor our tweets, are a Facebook friend, or see our posted Variable Message Signs you … Continue reading

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Statement on Pennsylvania Ave Bike Lanes

I think it’s okay to admit when we make a mistake, and in our initial design, I think we were a little too utopian on paper, and will benefit from a simpler, safer, more straight forward design. Continue reading

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Welcome to the new DDOT Blog

DDOT Director Gabe Klein welcomes people to the new DDOT blog. Continue reading

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