Category Archives: Bike

DDOT Bicycle Safety Program Update

In recent weeks we’ve had an increase in inquiries here at DDOT about safety on the Pennsylvania Avenue bike lanes.  Listed below is an update that touches on these issues. There are two separate but related issues.  First is the … Continue reading

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Cycletracks

There has been some discussion over the past few days about whether DDOT will or won’t install cross-town cycletracks. We’d like to take this opportunity to try to clear up any confusion about our intentions and bring you up to … Continue reading

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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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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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