County Map Puts Cycling on a Safer Path

(By Tracy A. Woodward -- The Washington Post)
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Thursday, January 1, 2009

Chris Herink, left, and Shaun Ross wait to cross on the W&OD Trail at Gallows Road in May as they commute to work in the District from their homes in Vienna and Ashburn, respectively. Fairfax County leaders and cycling advocates released a bicycling map of the county May 16, capping more than a year of work. The map serves as the first step in developing safe and easy routes in a county with a reputation of being a dangerous place to bike.

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