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New Bike Racks in Ward 3

by Paul DeMaio, Van Ness Ward 3 is getting new bike racks! You may have already noticed many of the inverted “U”-style racks popping up over the past couple of months. So far, the new racks have been installed around...

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Survey from Ward 3’s new BAC rep–Emily Curley

(Posting on behalf of Emily Curley, who was recently appointed to Ward 3’s spot on DC’s Bicycle Advisory Committee. We’re lucky to have her in this role.) Ward 3 Biker Survey As the newly-appointed Bicycle Advisory Council (BAC) rep for...

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1/20/19 Steering Committee recap

Notes from the W3BA Steering Committee meeting Attendees: Josh Rising, Steve Seelig, Ryan Keefe, Brett Young, Paul DeMaio, Warren Gorlick, Tom Quinn Connecticut We are expecting the RFP to be released in the next couple of months. Josh will follow-up...

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W3BA comments to DDOT re. 20th/21st/22nd bike lane

W3BA submitted comments on Sunday to DDOT re. the proposed bike lanes just west of Dupont Circle. Our comments focus on the need to ensure connectivity on Connecticut Avenue headed north to Woodley Park. Thanks to Thomas Fine and Eric...

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DDOT Proposes Protected Bike Lanes on 20th/21st/22nd Streets

(Thanks to Thomas Fine of AU Park for writing this column!) For bicycle commuters in Ward 3, geography really is destiny. Because of the windings of the valleys of Rock Creek Park and Glover Archibald Park, there are really only...

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A Vision for the Palisades to Georgetown Trolley Trail

-As a founding W3BA member, I began working on reusing the Glen Echo trolley path as a potential multi-use bike path about 4 years ago.   It has been both a challenging and rewarding experience.  This potential 5 mile trail would...

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W3BA meets with Cheh, Marootian

On Thursday December 13, members of W3BA’s Steering committee met with Councilmember Mary Cheh and DDOT Director Jeff Marootian to talk through improvement to the bicycle infrastructure in Ward 3. DDOT’s bicycle goals for Ward 3 in 2019, as discussed...

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DDOT’s study of Connecticut Avenue

Per the discussion in previous posts here, all the ANCs along Connecticut Avenue–3C, 3F and 3/4G–have passed resolutions calling for a comprehensive study of Connecticut Avenue, including the potential of a protected bicycle lane on this key thoroughfare. In response,...