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As DC Plans to Abolish Parking Minimums, Pike Zoning Code Mandates More Cars

David Alpert and Matthew Yglesias have a new Opinion piece at the Washington Post arguing that DC should go forward with a proposal to amend their zoning rules to abolish minimum parking requirements.  The proposal would not prevent developers from … Continue reading

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More Pike Information on Twitter, and an Observation About Listservs

Even if you aren’t on Twitter (and keep in mind that you can “be” on Twitter just to follow other people, and not actually tweet yourself), please take a look at the Twitter feed at right.  It is much more … Continue reading

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National Walk to Work Day: Open South Gate to Arlington Cemetery to Pedestrians

The first Friday in April is National Walk to Work Day, which in 2012 is April 6th.  It’s a clever idea for an often over-looked means of transportation: feet.  Much of smart growth is focused on accommodating bike riders, transit … Continue reading

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Latest on Columbia Pike SuperStops

The County now claims that construction on the Walter Reed Drive Super Stop (Pike Park) will restart in mid-March. (It has been a dormant eyesore for some months “due to an extension in the permitting process.”)  Scheduled completion has been … Continue reading

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Help Make Capital Bikeshare a Reality on the Pike!

The opportunity has come to bring Capital Bikeshare to the Columbia Pike corridor.  Bike Arlington seeks “input from citizens, businesses and organizations to ensure that the service expands and operates in a way that best serves Arlington. There are lots … Continue reading

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Increasing Demand for Car-Free Living Is Opportunity for Pike

More evidence this week that an increasing number of DC residents are moving to a car-free lifestyle (or “car light,” sharing cars via commercial services or within the household).  This is consistent with surveys showing that Millennials are more interested … Continue reading

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Señor Pan Opens

Bienvenidos a Señor Pan, a Colombian bakery and cafe that opened today on Walter Reed, just around the corner from the Drafthouse. The business is slated to be more than just a bakery: opening hours will be 6 am to … Continue reading

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