Bicycle Advocacy

The Problem With Parking in Bike Lanes

In DC and around the country, motorists continue to park in bike lanes, despite the fact that the practice is both illegal and unsafe. When a car is blocking a bike lane and a cyclist is forced into lanes of traffic, this disruption clearly presents a dangerous and avoidable situation for the cyclist as well as the drivers on the road.

Bruce Deming Speaks About Cyclists' Challenges in DC

Due in part to the considerable number of different law enforcement agencies that exist within the District of Columbia, many officers are not well-versed in current traffic laws that pertain specifically to cyclists. This lack of uniform education is a serious issue for cyclists who have been injured in an accident, as the police report is very often the first thing that an insurance adjuster reviews.