Dr. Gridlock: biking


Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 02/27/2014

Capital Bikeshare put on hold in College Park

A plan to bring Capital Bikeshare to College Park is on hold as a result of a bankruptcy filing by the company that provides the bicycles. The city planned to launched Feb. 1.

By Luz Lazo  |  12:22 PM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  biking, capital bikeshare

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 06/18/2013

D.C. to resurface 15th Street bike lanes

The District will resurface the bike lanes on 15th Street NW this summer, work that will also impact parking lanes on this road.

By Mark Berman  |  08:02 AM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bike Lanes, biking

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 05/28/2013

Bike sharing finally comes to New York City

By Mark Berman  |  05:20 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bike sharing, biking

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 05/17/2013

Bike to Work Day in pictures

Thousands participated in Bike to Work Day on Friday, and many of them posted photos from pit stops and other scenes across the region.

By Mark Berman  |  12:20 PM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bike commuting, biking

Posted at 06:28 PM ET, 05/16/2013

Friday is Bike to Work Day

Friday is Bike to Work Day, so commuters should use extra caution whether they're walking, driving or biking.

By Mark Berman  |  06:28 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bicycling, biking

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 02/20/2013

D.C. drivers could face points for bicycle-related traffic violations

A bill proposes assessing points for bicycle-related traffic violations in D.C.

By Mark Berman  |  11:12 AM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  biking, D.C.

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 01/29/2013

Officials will patrol Pennsylvania Avenue bike lanes Wednesday

Police officers and others will be patrolling the Pennsylvania Avenue bike lanes on Wednesday in an attempt to educate drivers about the ban on illegal U-turns across these lanes.

By Mark Berman  |  05:35 PM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  biking, d.c. bike lanes

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 01/15/2013

Details on biking to inauguration

By Mark Berman  |  04:31 PM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  biking, capital bikeshare, inauguration

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 12/13/2012

"Conquering the Commute" conference liveblog

We're liveblogging a Washington Post Live conference on transportation and commuting.

By Mark Berman  |  05:50 PM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  biking, Commuting, congestion, driving, Metro, public transit, transit, Transportation

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 12/04/2012

L Street bike lanes officially opened

Mayor Gray, other transportation officials and many cyclists turned out to officially open the L Street bike lanes in Northwest Washington.

By Mark Berman  |  11:23 AM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bike d.c., bike lanes, bikes, biking, l street bike lanes, l street nw bike lanes

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Mayor Gray announces ban on U-turns across D.C. bike lanes

Mayor Gray announced an emergency rule this week, banning U-turns across bike lanes even if no bicycle riders are present.

By Mark Berman  |  12:05 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bike lanes, bike riding, biking, d.c. bike lanes, d.c. bike lanes u-turns

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Sound off on the L Street bike lane

What do you think should happen with bike lanes in the District?

By Mark Berman  |  12:31 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bike lanes, bike lanes d.c., bike riding, biking, d.c. bike lanes

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 06/08/2012

GW Parkway/Mount Vernon Trail crossing to get safety upgrades

The National Park Service plans to make safety improvements at the dangerous places on the George Washington Parkway near Memorial Circle.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:52 PM ET, 06/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Safety | Tags:  DC transportation, Virginia Transportation, George Washington Parkway, Mount Vernon Trail, Biking

Posted at 06:48 PM ET, 05/17/2012

Be careful on Friday’s Bike to Work day

Friday is Bike to-Work Day, an annual event encouraging commuters to ditch their cars and ride a bicycle to work.

By Mark Berman  |  06:48 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Biking

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 03/09/2012

Hundreds of Arlington residents grab free bike helmets

Arlington County residents received coupons for free bike helmets and for free one-day Capital Bikeshare memberships.

By Mark Berman  |  01:04 PM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capital Bikeshare, Cycling, Biking

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 02/02/2012

Funding mandate for bike, pedestrian projects defeated

The mandates were beaten back by Republicans, who believe that states should be given greater flexibility to determine how federal transportation dollars are spent.

By Ashley Halsey III  |  11:47 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Biking