Recent Posts by Alex
Bikestation comes to Washington, D.C. Photo by Rhys Thom.
Bikestation Opens in D.C. to Warm Welcome from Bicycling Advocates
The large bicycle helmet-shaped structure — a project that’s been in the works for six years — outside of Union Station finally opened to the public during a ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning attended by a veritable “who’s who “of Washington’s ...
Short-Circuiting the Circulator
I have often extolled the virtues of the D.C. Circulator system. The unique branding and routing combination has served to make the system valuable to the infrequent rider. The routes served fill major gaps in the metro service, but provide ...
Buses Don't Get No Respect
Buses Don't Get No Respect
Buses are a bit like the Rodney Dangerfield of public transportation: they don’t get no respect.  In general, the smart growth community holds up rail transit as the paragon of public transportation, and bicycling as its noble sidekick in the ...
From the 'Burgh to the Beltway
Statues of Guyasuta and George Washington stare each other down on Mt. Washington. Photo by meironke. I make no apologies for being from the greatest metropolitan area in the country. Living in Pittsburgh absolutely infuses every part of my thought ...