This Week in Bike Reads

Caution, snow biker The Metropolitan Police Department told residents in ANC 5E not to bike alone on the Metropolitan Branch Trail—among other things that indicate that MPD has effectively given up on actually patrolling the MBT. Latino day workers in Arlington interviewed by the Arlington Mercury bike because it’s their most efficient and accessible transportation option. Local engineer, advocate, and cyclist Fionnoula Quinn profiles local planner, advocate, and cyclist Mia Birk for the League of American Bicyclists. “Men in Lycra” plague professional cycling, too. British Cycling, a national governing body, wants to get more than one million more women into the sport by the end of the decade. Bikesharing systems, ‘grammed. More on the cancellation of Bike DC, via WAMU London Mayor Boris Johnson, he of the city’s ambitious cycling plan, rides at a “very elderly French onion seller speed.” Photo by Flickr user Joe in DC. Join our Flickr pool!