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How Georgetown could be more bikeable


Right now, the D.C. Department of Transportation is conducting a long-term study on how people move around D.C. and how they will move around D.C. in the future. The study is appropriately named MoveDC.

Part of the study’s process is analyzing bike use and what can be done to encourage it in the future. In preparation for some upcoming public input meetings, a draft of some options has been circulated. The DC Bicycle Advisory Council obtained a copy of the plans. Check them out here.

DDOT considers several different “scenarios”: Stay the course (i.e. just continue the current plans), Get to the Center (build more infrastructure designed around moving more people downtown), and Connect the Neighborhoods (i.e., build a stronger interneighborhood links).

The choice of the scenario has impacts on what would get built and what wouldn’t. Here’s they would possibly improve Georgetown:

[Continue reading Topher Mathews’ post at The Georgetown Metropolitan.]

Topher Mathews blogs at The Georgetown Metropolitan . The Local Blog Network is a group of bloggers from around the D.C. region who have agreed to make regular contributions to All Opinions Are Local.



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