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Pedestrian ramps on Memorial Bridge sidewalk.

Pedestrian ramps on Memorial Bridge sidewalk.

Gordon Chaffin/Google Maps

Memorial Bridge Down to Three Lanes Until 2021

The Arlington Memorial Bridge is reduced to three car travel lanes and one sidewalk starting today, October 15, 2018. One lane will run each direction, East and Westbound, with a reversible lane to accommodate rush hour traffic. Pedestrians and cyclists who use the sidewalk must use the North sidewalk.

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  1. Get rid of solo motorists, writes the author.

    Get rid of solo motorists, writes the author.

    Veronica Wong

    Letter to the Editor: Get Cars Out of the District

    ​Capitol Hill resident Don Whittaker offers a couple of simple suggestions to fix DC’s congested transit system.

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  2. Proposed Bike Lane (Red) Between the Bike Lanes on Penn Ave NW (Blue) and the Metropolitan Branch Trail (Blue).

    Proposed Bike Lane (Red) Between the Bike Lanes on Penn Ave NW (Blue) and the Metropolitan Branch Trail (Blue).

    Gordon Chaffin

    Holmes Norton Hosts Public Hearing on Capitol Hill Bike Lanes

    The DC Delegate will lead a discussion Oct. 24 about a proposed bike lane along Louisiana Avenue NW on Capitol Hill.

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  3. Vehicle Miles Traveled, Annual, 1970-2018

    Vehicle Miles Traveled, Annual, 1970-2018

    Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

    Pedestrian Deaths in Cities Have Surged in 10 Years

    Last week, The National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released new data covering traffic deaths in 2017. City streets are busier and more dangerous than ever before—especially for people using the road on a bike, scooter, or crossing the street.

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  4. Bike Lane in DC

    Bike Lane in DC

    DC Cyclists Offer Crash Tracker Program

    Washington Area Bicyclists Association (WABA) run a Crash Tracker program to help victims and collect better data on underreported bike incidents. They also recommend attorneys.

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  5. Full Shutdown of Memorial Bridge During Columbus Day Weekend

    High water prevented crews from completing work last weekend; this weekend’s shutdown begins at 9 pm Friday (tonight).

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  6. Coming Wednesday: toothless grins and a big silver cup.

    Coming Wednesday: toothless grins and a big silver cup.

    WMATA

    Capitals’ Home Opener Closes Roads Around Capital One Arena

    ​Closures will begin around noon Wednesday and last through 1 am Thursday as the Stanley Cup champs begin 2018-19 season. Red carpet ceremony and a viewing party outside Capital One Arena will further restrict traffic in the area.

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  7. Constitution Avenue NW at Virgnia Avenue NW

    Constitution Avenue NW at Virgnia Avenue NW

    Tim Evanson/Wikipedia Commons

    The National Mall is Actually a Very Dangerous Place to Ride a Bike

    A cyclist was injured by a motorist on Monday morning. The offender sped away after the incident. The injured individual was commuting and blocks away from their office.

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  8. Bike Path (Red) Along 14th Street Bridge with Detour (Blue)

    Bike Path (Red) Along 14th Street Bridge with Detour (Blue)

    Google Maps

    14th Street Bridge Entrance Closed to Cyclists Starting Sept. 24

    Starting Monday, September 24th, The National Park Service (NPS) will close the DC-side entrance to the paved path along the 14th Street Bridge. East Basin Drive SW will get a protected bike lane and the climb up to the Bridge will be wider and less steep.

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  9. Pop-Up Kenyon St NW Bike Lane for Sept. 19-21, 2018

    Pop-Up Kenyon St NW Bike Lane for Sept. 19-21, 2018

    Google Maps

    Pop-Up Bike Lane This Week in Park View To Preview Permanent Cycletrack

    DDOT installing a pop-up bike lane in Park View DC Sept. 19-21 to get input from the public and preview permanent additions to due by 2021.

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