December 2012 Blog Posts

Arlington Needs to Start Plowing its Shared Use Paths

Please pardon a brief detour from my passion for Columbia Pike to my passion for cycling. I wanted two highlight two questions and answers from today's DES Snow and Streets Chat on Facebook: Q by Me: Arlington often talks about how bicycling is an important part of our transportation network, and yet our bicycling infrastructure rarely if ever gets plowed, even major cycling thoroughfares like the Custis trail that continue to see hundreds of riders a day despite the weather. Minneapolis manages to keep their bike infrastructure plowed. When will Arlington? A: Currently there are no immediate...