D.C. Council committee tables the bill, and kills it before it reaches the full Council, upseting the growing biking community.
D.C. Council committee postpones vote on the bill that would make it easier for cyclists and pedestrians to recover damages.
Advocates rallied Thursday morning in support of legislation that would end a contributory negligence system they call "harsh" and "unfair."
Capital Bikeshare officials say the deal will not create immediate changes in Washington's bike system.
More people commuting by bicycle has led to 16 percent increase in fatalities, study finds.
More than 14,000 people in region are expected to participate in Friday's event.
A hundred bikes have been stolen since the program launched in 2010. All but 16 have been recovered.
Last year, more than 14,500 cyclists participated in the annual event.
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.
The District will resurface the bike lanes on 15th Street NW this summer, work that will also impact parking lanes on this road.