Posts Tagged ‘M Street cycletrack’

If a Church Can Block a Bike Lane, Why Can’t a Strip Club?

The M Street cycletrack is under siege. Last week, I wrote about an M Street church's successful effort to scrap a block of the planned protected bike lane in order to preserve a few curbside parking spaces for churchgoers. The District Department of Transportation's capitulation, I wrote, set a terrible precedent by sending the message [...]

The Bad Precedent of Bike-Lane NIMBYism

The next big thing in D.C. bike lanes just got a little bit smaller. Amid opposition from a local church, which didn't want to lose its curbside parking spaces, the planned M Street cycletrack will lose a block of its protected bike lane, as first reported today by Martin Di Caro.
The plan had been for the [...]