Our Region's Growing Bike Culture

Our Region's Growing Bike Culture

We're talking bike safety, rules of the road and the campaign to get more women on bikes.

The weather's warming up, and there are more reasons than ever to get on a bike, whether it's to get to work, for exercise or for fun. New, safer green bike lanes are popping up all over our region, online interactive trip planners are making it easy to plan the safest route and Bikeshare is expanding. We talk bike safety, rules of the road and the campaign to get more women on bikes.

Guests

Shane Farthing

Executive Director, Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA)

Chris Eatough

Program Manager for Bike Arlington

Veronica Davis

Founder, Black Women Bike

Related Links

Capital BikeShare Data Visualization by Chris Whong

This animation shows the more than 32,000 trips taken on Capital Bikeshare from Oct. 4-8, 2012. Blue dots are trip starts, which fade away immediately after appearing. Yellow dots show the interpolated path between start station and end station over time. Visualization by Chris Whong, attribution "GeoTrails" by Dave Troy and music by dan-o.

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