Ken Schellenberg

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This App Will Show You The Best Cycling Routes Nearby

LaneSpotter uses data crowdsourced from real cyclists to map out the safest—and most dangerous—bike routes<p>A new iPhone app wants to let cyclists help each other choose the best possible routes for riding.<p>Described as “Waze for cycling,” LaneSpotter uses crowdsourced data to map out preferred bike …

San Francisco

Five street signs that really mean the street design is wrong

There are lot of street signs around the region that essentially substitute for safe street design. It's as if decision makers sometimes think "We …

Halloween Fun for All Ages

<b>For Everyone</b>• Oct. 26 – Poe Garden<b><br>For Families</b>• Oct. 14 – 10th Annual Boo Ha Ha<br>• Oct. 25 – Family Fun: Halloween Craft Program<b><br>For Kids</b>• Oct. 21 – Pumpkin …

UFOs

Poland Unveils Glow-In-The-Dark Bicycle Path That Is Charged By The Sun

Cycling is one of the most eco-friendly ways to travel, and thanks to this solar-powered bike lane that glows in the dark, it just got even …

Phase II of the Washington Boulevard Trail contract approved, work could begin this year

Last month, the Arlington County Board voted to approve the contract fort Phase II of the Washington Boulevard trail. The new trail section will …

Fort Myer

The Dutch are building bike lanes from used toilet paper.

When it comes to crazy, world-saving initiatives, the Netherlands just can’t stop won’t stop.<p>Here’s how the two-year pilot project works, as reported …

BTWD | Bike To Work Day

Bike Day -- CANCELED

<b>UPDATE APRIL 22:</b> <b>Bike Day is canceled for safety reasons due to rain.</b><p>Celebrate Earth Day on Your Bike<p><b>For bike enthusiasts and cycling beginners of all</b> …

Updated Arlington bicycling comfort map highlights the county’s most comfortable routes

This week, BikeArlington unveiled its 2017 edition of the Arlington Bicycle Comfort Level Map, which marks the most comfortable and safe streets for …

Bike Lanes

Cyclists don’t follow the rules of the road? Maybe it’s time to change those rules

Like many bicycle commuters across America, Kurt Holzer looks at a stop sign and sees a suggestion rather than a command. If the intersection is clear and it's safe to do so, he rolls right through, sometimes barely slowing down. This makes his commute just a little easier — because coming to a …

The 50 Best Bike Cities of 2016

The coolest discovery from our biennial roundup of the best places to ride in the United States? Cycling in America has never been better. These bike-friendly cities are leading the charge for safer (and livelier) streets.<p>Every two years, we sift through Census and department of transportation data …

Urban Design

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Large Power Outage Reported in South Arlington

More than 1,700 Dominion customers are without power in south Arlington due to a widespread power outage.<p>The outage was first reported around 2:30 …

Customers

America! The Cyclist Is Not Your Enemy

A plea from the bike: Let’s end the ridiculous battle between cyclists, pedestrians and drivers<p>Of all our wacky and agitated 21st century culture wars, the most ridiculous and unnecessary, to me, is Bike Haters vs. Bike Lovers.<p>Look: I get that not everyone rides a bicycle, owns a bicycle, or …

Cycling

Curb-protected bike lanes rolled out in Chicago

Cyclists can expect to see greater protection in bike lanes as the city works to meet the goal of building more than 50 miles of low-stress bike routes in Chicago.<p>In recent months, the city has installed three curb-protected lanes, which use a concrete median to separate bikes from car traffic, …

New Catalog: Tips and Tricks

Part 1: Get the Most Out Of Your Searches<b>Looking for something specific?</b> Try these tools for customizing, personalizing and even saving your favorite …

Tutorials

Your Library Catalog Just Got a Makeover!

<b>Like those older homes featured on HGTV, a library catalog can also benefit from an occasional renovation.</b> Nothing extreme. Just something that pumps …

Curb Appeal

Why bike lanes make people mad

In whichever order events occur — if the new bars or the bike lanes come first — the two have become awkwardly linked. When a low-income community gets bike lanes, I've heard residents worry about what's coming next. When a redeveloped neighborhood gets them, long-time neighbors pose a different …

Urban Design

CD Cellar Closing in Clarendon, Moving to Falls Church

A long-time Arlington business is preparing to close its doors next week.<p>CD Cellar, purveyor of compact discs and vinyl records at 2607 Wilson Blvd, …

Audio-visual
Curriculum Development
Virginia Beach