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ICYMI: Weekly Wrap (October 20-24)

Maggie Awad
Maggie Awad October 24, 2014 Maggie Awad is the Marketing Director 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: You’ve been busy, so here’s your weekly wrap of all the good stuff. We hate that you missed out!

You've been busy, so here's your weekly wrap of all the good stuff. We hate that you missed out!

All About Arlington

Virginia budget cuts won't hamper Arlington streetcar funding, state says

"Jennifer Mitchell, director of the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation , said in an e-mail response to a Washington Post inquiry that the state remains "fully committed" to providing Arlington and Fairfax counties with $65 million over six years, in addition to other state funding."

Read for more information on road closures happening on Sunday, October 26, 2014 as a result of the 39th annual Marine Corps Marathon

Arlington General Assembly  Delegation Fires Back at Garvey, Vihstadt

"The three state senators and four delegates that represent Arlington in the Virginia General Assembly have sent a letter to state Secretary of Transportation Aubrey Layne in support of the Columbia Pike streetcar project."


Transportation Today & Tomorrow

What We Can Learn from a Dutch Bike Traffic Jam

"Even in the cycling utopia of the Netherlands, bicyclists face infrastructure problems."

Here's what will (hopefully) happen in DC transportation over the next two years

"DC will have more sidewalks, bike lanes, bus signal priority, real-time screens, many more finished studies, and other changes two year from now, if the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) follows through on a strong new "Action Plan" released today."

Norfolk's light rail choice: Embrace the city, or follow the highway?

"As Norfolk plans the next expansion of it's burgeoning light rail system, a classic transit dilemma faces the community: Will the northern extension to Naval Station Norfolk run through rider-rich urban neighborhoods or take the path of least resistance along wide suburban highways?"

What France Can Teach U.S. Cities About Transit Design

"What the French gamely call the "art of insertion" is really a multimodal understanding of streets."

Photo credit: ARLnow

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