Columbia Pike Streetcar construction concerns bicycle advocacy groups

July 19, 2012

Local cyclists are worried about potential safety hazards if the Columbia Pike streetcar construction is approved. (Linda Davidson/THE WASHINGTON POST)

“Shane Farthing, Executive Director of WABA, explains that the streetcar tracks pose a particular problem because bicycle wheels could become caught in them. In addition to such a scenario making it possible for a cyclist to tip over, it increases the danger of being hit by a vehicle.”

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