Wednesday, December 7, 2016

DC Bike Lanes Improve Commute, Health And Social Life

It’s not easy to get around Washington, DC. It’s really, really not!
There’s ample evidence of this. Tune into WTOP for the regular traffic report -- “traffic on the eights, and when it breaks” -- and listen to the anchor with a thick mid-Atlantic accent recite a real-time litany of congested area highways.
If you need more convincing, I present to you Exhibit B: An entire podcast, produced by WAMU, solely devoted to the chaotic commuting nightmare that is the Washington Metro system. It’s aptly named “Metropocalypse,” and it’s harrowing.
Or just compare it to other cities. Last year, the Urban Mobility Institutenamed the city the nation’s most congested.
Read the rest of the story here.

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