Cyclists Get Fortified Bike Lane in Downtown DC

Cyclists Get Fortified Bike Lane in Downtown DC

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bike-lane-dc.jpgFor a cyclist, getting “doored” by a parked car is a usually painful and sometimes expensive collision, occuring when someone in a parked car opens the door in the path of a bike.

In an attempt to minimize such accidents, the District of Columbia has fortified the invisible line that separates drivers and cyclists on its busy 15th Street in Northwest, with more than a half-mile of yellow posts, in the city’s first attempt at walling off a bike lane from cars.

(Continue reading in the Wash Post)

Photo courtesy of ReadySetDC.com, a blog of creating awareness of everything creative and amazing in DC. 

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