As a bike commuter, I was delighted when the one-way M Street bike lane opened this spring. But I couldn’t have imagined the zigs, zags and stumbling blocks I’d encounter. So I needed some advice on navigating the obstacle course.
Pedestrians in San Francisco can now cross the street on rainbows. In Baltimore, they get to use a hopscotch board. Maybe it's time to rethink D.C.'s staid black-and-white patterns?
Between a lengthy escalator repair project and the slew of weekend shutdowns in the works, Metro riders in Bethesda are in for a bumpy ride. So how are they handling the news?
It was one of the least memorable train rides I'd taken in a while. And then, a hulking Metro employee got on board. What he did next changed everything.
When it comes to house hunting, a walk-in closet is nice. But a walk-in neighborhood is essential, says Jeff Speck. The city planner is moving from U Street to the Boston area, and he's determined to find another walker's paradise.
Roberto Bocci has been capturing images of subways around the world for more than 20 years. With his new show, he turns his lens on D.C.’s Metro. Expect a trippy ride through time and space.
A bus lane is an infrastructure improvement that costs practically nothing, is a fairer distribution of road resources and gives riders a real incentive to sit shoulder-to-shoulder with smelly people.
Other D.C. cyclists may be decked out in head-to-toe spandex. “But I’m whizzing by them in a skirt and heels," Amber Wason brags. And she's not even breaking a sweat.
At the very front of the very first car of the very first Silver Line train on Saturday, I met some serious transit fans. And all of them were way shorter than me.
Of the hundreds of people squished onto Saturday’s first Silver Line train, only one had an assigned seat: operator Detrick Washington.