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Bicycles and Pedestrians

DDOT offers a variety of resources that support bicyclists and pedestrians.

Bicycles and Pedestrians - bike-ped safetly logoBicycle and Pedestrian Safety

Addressing common concerns about DDOT's efforts to promote bicycle and pedestrian safety.
 

Bike Lanes - bike lane symbol painted on asphalt streetBicycle Lanes

DDOT has more than 50 miles of bicycle lanes and plans to install more.
 

Bicycle Laws - wooden gavel and round sounderBicycle Laws

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).

DC Bike map LogoBicycle Maps

The 2011 DC Bicycle Map has been updated to include Capital Bikeshare stations, new bike lanes and safety information.
 

Bicycle Parking - parkstation programBicycle Parking

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.

Bicycle Program - parent riding a bike walkingalongside a child riding a training-bikeBicycle Program

The Department of Transportation has a well established and very successful Bicycle Program which is committed to providing safe and convenient bicycle access throughout the city.

BikeBrand Your Biz - BikeBranded stand with bike chained to it outside of coffee shopBikeBrand Your Biz

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.

Capital Bikeshare - capital bikeshare log on bike frame of bike parked on a DC streetCapital Bikeshare

DDOT’s bikesharing program has stations throughout the city with about 1000 bikes. The program, in partnership with Arlington County is called Capital Bikeshare.

Pedestrian Program - people using a crosswalk in DCPedestrian Program

DDOT strives to improve the safety and accessibility for all pedestrians throughout the city through comprehensive approaches, recommendations, policy changes, and national best practices.

Safe Routes to School coverSafe Routes to School Program

DDOT has more than 50 miles of bicycle lanes and plans to install more.
 

Safety Matters Projects - yellow hazzard sign stating "safety matters"Safety Matters

Addressing common concerns about DDOT's efforts to promote bicycle and pedestrian safety.
 

Trails Program - Metropolitan Branch TrailTrails Program

The District Department of Transportation is committed to providing safe and convenient bicycle and pedestrian access throughout the city through the creation of a network of interconnected trails.