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ICYMI: Weekly Wrap (November 24-26)

Maggie Awad
Maggie Awad November 26, 2014 0 Comments Maggie Awad is the Marketing Manager at Arlington Transportation Partners. She says every commute to work is different with so many options in her neighborhood including bus, Metro and Capital Bikeshare.
ATP TAKEAWAY: With Thanksgiving tomorrow, it’s a short week, but there were some great stories in just a few days. Get caught up on everything Arlington and transportation in this edition of the Weekly Wrap!

With Thanksgiving tomorrow, it's a short week, but there were some great stories in just a few days. Get caught up on everything Arlington and transportation in this edition of the Weekly Wrap!

 

All about Arlington

"Wilson Boulevard west of George Mason Drive will go from a four-lane road to two through lanes with a center turn lane this spring, and it's a plan many residents who live nearby are happy with."

WABA says an Arlington Boulevard trail is a good bet

"The Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) thinks the region's next major bike trail should run along Arlington Boulevard from the National Mall to the eastern border of Fairfax City."

Our transit future in peril: How idealism is threatening to derail vital projects

"A long-planned project to build streetcars for a Washington suburb was just nixed. Here's why it matters."

Double-deck buses for Arlington after streetcars fail?

"As die-hard streetcar pushers try to get their derailed project back on track politically, others are moving with a proposal to bring double-decker buses to Arlington."

Transportation today & tomorrow

To a pedestrian, a road's a tiny space with danger just beside

"...this clever illustration from Claes Tingvall of the Swedish Road Administration shows how extreme our allocation of public space has become, from a pedestrian's point of view."

The New Commute: Old-Fashioned Carpooling Gets A Tech Twist In The Age Of Uber

"Tomorrow's transportation solutions will be about learning to share."

In a self-driving future, we may not even want to own cars

"Passengers of the future may well view vehicles as just another form of public transportation."

Photo Credit: ArlNow.com

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