Breakfast links: Bicycle's race
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Baca on biking:
How did biking, the most affordable and thus most egalitarian form of transportation, become stereotyped as the mode of privileged, white newcomers? GGW editor Alex Baca found several explanations
. (City Paper) ... WashCycle thinks hand-wringing about public input is overblown
Contributors in the news:
NBC interviewed Dan Reed
about the proposed Montgomery County teen curfew, and Ken Archer and Topher Mathews spoke to Patch
about bike safety (with a nice quote from Jack Evans).
Size doesn't matter for gambling:
DC's online gambling program may be on hold, but the DC Lottery now has a mobile lottery truck
. Since the truck doesn't sell food, it's exempt from the 18.5-foot length limit. (Examiner)
Metro stations get better for bikes and peds:
Metro has replaced old bike racks, added sidewalks, and more to improve pedestrian and bicycle access
to stations. They're also working on a master plan for bike and ped needs. (PlanItMetro)
Sprawl nearly slips by in southern Maryland:
The state's planning department is skeptical of Calvert County's plan
to enable more sprawl. The county's measure is disquised as environmental remediation, though it does nothing to clean the Port Tobacco River. (SoMdNews)
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