The city's Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee has a number of upcoming opportunities for citizen engagement.
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Community members say bike rental program will aid transportation issues and boost economic development. Plus, it makes Alexandria "cool."
On a beautiful Wednesday made for a bike ride, the City of Alexandria kicked up the kickstand and officially launched its Capital Bikeshare pilot program. Mayor Bill Euille said the program, which currently includes eight bike rental stations in and around Old Town, fits right in with Alexandria’s transportation vision that prioritizes “moving people over moving cars.” Plus, noted Deputy City Manager Tom Gates, the program “adds a certain measure of ‘coolness’ to the city.” Capital Bikeshare has put more than 1,600 bikes on the road in Arlington County and Washington, D.C. in the last three years. More than 175 stations are now available, with more on the way. Many Alexandria residents have asked for expansion of the program into …