Breakfast links: CaBi safely
Photo by Susan Sharpless Smith on Flickr.
Only 95 CaBi crashes since 2010:
Since launching in September 2010, there have only been 95 reported crashes
on Capital Bikeshare, despite over 7 million trips. There have been zero fatalities, and only 31 of the crashes involved a hospital visit. (City Paper)
Kid's seat for CaBi:
A Capitol Hill couple built a kid's seat
Metro's got talent:
Metro is holding auditions
for the "MetroPerforms!" program. They're looking for musicians, dancers, poets, and other performers to perform outside of certain Metrorail entrances this summer as well as at Music on the Mall. (Post)
Historic parking lots:
In the early days of historic preservation, parking lots were the bane of historic buildings. Now some of the lots are part of historic applications creating problems for planners and preservationists
. (History Sidebar, Capitol Heights)
France to pay people to bike:
The French government is experimenting with a program to subsidize employees who bike
to work. France wants to increase its proportion of bike commuters, which is much lower than in the Netherlands and Germany. (Streetsblog)
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