DC is one of 6 cities to win a grant to fast track planning more cycle tracks. The project aims to make the lanes a mainstream element of US streets. (Streetsblog)
Metro sort of accessible
A study finds that Metro poses serious challenges for those with disabilities, including fast closing train doors, large gaps between train and platform, and elevators that are often broken. (Examiner)
Biddle not out yet
Vincent Orange has a slim 543-vote lead over Sekou Biddle in the at-large council race, with thousands of provisional and absentee ballots to count. An automatic recount may be coming, and declaring a winner might take weeks. (WAMU)
after she tried to record a meeting, and kicked her out of the room. A Virginia judge said the board did not violate FOIA laws. (Post)
Have 8 hours to kill?
One man rode the entire Metro system in 7 hours, 27 minutes, and 49 seconds. Think you can beat that? Because he is now inviting others to try to beat his time. (DC Metro challenge, Andy M) (Tip: Andy M)