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Safety Matters projects are high impact, low cost improvements to neighborhood streets such as new pavement markings, signs, signals, curb changes, or lighting to improve bicycle, pedestrian, and driver safety.
The DC Safe Routes to School Program works to improve safety who walk and bicycle to school.
DDOT’s bikesharing program has stations throughout the city with about 1000 bikes. The program, in partnership with Arlington County is called Capital Bikeshare.
goDCgo, DDOT’s sustainable transportation program, offers free consultations and other services to organizations and businesses throughout the District to promote the use of alternatives to driving alone.
DDOT has more than 50 miles of bicycle lanes and plans to install more.
The DC Council has enacted several laws regarding bicycling. There are also specific bicycle regulations in the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations (DCMR), and 2006 (revisions).
DDOT has a very progressive Bicycle Program with some of the most innovative initiatives in the nation, including the first self-service bike parking program and the Bikestation at Union Station.