Have you ever wondered what Ward 3 could look like with safe bike infrastructure designed to enable people to get to work, schools, and restaurants safely and with a minimum of stress would look like? We here at Ward 3...
A 13-year study of a dozen cities found that protected bike-lanes led to a drastic decline in fatalities for all users of the road. As for painted bike-lanes? No safety improvement at all. And for sharrows, it’s safer to NOT have them. Via @StreetsblogUSA https://usa.streetsblog.org/2019/05/29/protect-yourself-separated-bike-lanes-means-safer-streets-study-says/
To any city in the United States that wants to understand how to inspire large share of your population to ride bikes read this. (Short version: Public infrastructure is a public asset--it must be shared. Car drivers do not own everything) https://nyti.ms/2K7zEtY
On Wednesday evening, the ANC voted an overwhelming (and near unanimous) YES to sending a letter to DDOT providing guidance and compromise principles for improvements to a section of the Palisades Trolley Trail. A huge thanks to the ANC!
#DemocracyInAction @marycheh @DDOTDC
There are some places on the Palisades-Georgetown Trolley Trail that could use some bridges like this! How about it @DDOTDC @DDOTDCDirector @marycheh @PalisadesFamNet #bikeDC https://twitter.com/4MRConservatory/status/1192508776504541185