Posts Tagged ‘bikedc’

District Line Daily: Jumping Taller Fences

You still don't want to drink that petroleum water.

Police Arrest Woman in Hit and Run That Left Cyclist Dead Last Month

Driver charged in the death of Tonya Reaves.

New Law Could Ban Sidewalk Biking Beyond Downtown D.C.

But only on streets where a bike lane is available.

DDOT to Convert Parking Spot Off of 14th Street NW Into Bike Parking

One car spot means space for a dozen bikes.

Cyclist Killed in Shaw Hit and Run This Weekend

The crash that killed 53-year-old Tonya Reaves is under investigation.

MPD Cracks Down on Sidewalk Riding, Rogue Cyclists This Month

Some residents have already received $25 tickets.

The Needle: Shoulda Coulda Woulda

Cougars and giant dogs!

Shaw Brewpub Gets Communal Bike Pump

The Shaw neighborhood has another new addition, and this time it's not a new restaurant with expensive drinks. It's a $700 bike pump.
Right Proper Brewing Company—the restaurant and brewpub right next to the Howard Theatre—now has a bike pump for anyone to use outside the restaurant.
Right Proper installed 10 (always packed) bike racks near its entrance about a month ago, and got [...]

Proposed Rules Would Ban Biking in H Street NE Streetcar Lanes

Biking on H Street, however, would not be banned entirely.

Have You Seen This Rogue Cyclist?

If this video is any indication, the war on bikes is real. And it's not just a car vs. bicycle battle. It seems that sometimes bicyclists need to watch out for other bicyclists.
The video, taken last Sunday on Beach Drive NW, shows a cyclist riding in a paceline trying to pass another cyclist, taking down [...]

The Needle: Honesty by Honest Tea

Stronger Ethics: Honest Tea set up unmanned racks of Honest Tea for $1 in cities around the country to determine which city is the most honest in America. D.C. wasn't the most honest city, but it was the most-improved, with its honesty quotient up to 96 percent compared to last year's bottom ranking of 80 [...]

Attention New Bikeshare Members: Capital Bikeshare Finally Has Your Keys

Since June 14, about 2,000 people have tried to become Capital Bikeshare members. Unfortunately, the program's supplier has been out of membership keys since then, which meant newly signed-up members couldn't actually use Bikeshare, unless they were willing to pay the nonmember rate for a ride.
Capital Bikeshare had originally told customers they should receive the keys by July 7, [...]

District Line Daily: Ace of Basements

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
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Back Alley Theater is one of D.C.'s oldest underground spaces. Is it DIY's future, too? [...]

District Line Daily: Hooked By Police

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
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The D.C. Police Department is using high-risk sting operations in which undercover police officers lure [...]

Coming Soon to D.C.: A Bike Factory?

Don't tell Courtland Milloy.
The team behind BicycleSPACE is starting its own custom bike company and has launched an Indiegogo campaign to help fund a manufacturing facility here in the District.
Kugler Cycles—which gets its name from BicycleSPACE co-owner Erik Kugler—says it will build "tough, beautiful, solidly performing, time-tested bicycles."
"There was a time when this town made things, when this town [...]

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