Alexandria is considering eliminating its 1963 law requiring all bicycle owners to register their bikes. Even though the registration only costs 25¢, it was still a bad idea. (WAMU, WashCycle)
Cafritz in trouble?
The Cafritz project in Riverdale Park has run into trouble getting permission to build a bridge over the CSX tracks. Cafritz agreed to build it to alleviate some Route 1 traffic, but that requires building on another property whose owner hasn’t approved it yet. (Rethink College Park)
DC only received one response for the Reservation 13 site. Donatelli Development, the lone bidder, previously worked on mixed-use projects near the Minesota Ave, U Street, Columbia Heights, and Georgia Ave Metros. (Post)
Oregon Avenue won’t get bike path
DDOT has bowed to neighborhood opposition and reduced a proposed 10-foot multi-use path to a 6-foot sidewalk along Oregon Avenue, at the edge of Rock Creek Park. (TheWashCycle)