District of Columbia

A map of bike commuters also maps the political conflicts in a changing Washington, D.C.
4 days ago   Greater Greater Washington
Commuters working in New York City and Washington, D.C. will now enjoy transit tickets and passes purchased using pre-tax income.
Jan 4, 2016   Planetizen
Miller Lite is shifting from its normal lobbying expenditures in the nation's capital to pick up the tab on the ride home for those taking transit. Here's to getting home safely, tonight and every other night.
Dec 31, 2015   The Hill
Washington, D.C. is awash in a layer of gray paint that has followed a wave of renovations that have followed the rising cost of housing. Washington City Paper peals away the paint to explore the origins and implications of the fad.
Dec 30, 2015   Washington City Paper
Washington, D.C. provides a model for trends found in other cities: people living near transit are trending younger, whiter, and more educated.
Dec 20, 2015   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Rhetoric from both sides of the issue is on display as Washington, D.C. considers a new law allowing bike riders to treat stop signs as yield signs.
Dec 10, 2015   Greater Greater Washington
Pope Francis' much-publicized visit to the capital in late September saw reductions in congestion and better travel times. Event-specific telecommuting policies and transit route changes appear responsible for the minor miracle.
Nov 12, 2015   The Washington Post
The 105-year old Hudson River Rail Tunnels may desperately need replacement, but the Federal Railroad Administration also has an eye on the future, awarding $27.8 million to prepare a maglev application between Washington and Baltimore.
Nov 9, 2015   The Washington Post
Transit advocates have little good to say about the recently-passed Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act. While it doesn't cut transit funding, it does nothing to expedite transit-based solutions.
Oct 29, 2015   Streetsblog Network
To some, a protected bike lane saves lives; to others, it threatens the survival of a community.
Oct 27, 2015   The Washington Post
Drawing on his experience with the Washington D.C. and Chicago departments of transportation, Gabe Klein shared his thoughts about transportation improvements in the capital—if money were no object.
Oct 26, 2015   WAMU