Newsletter: behind the scenes

Photos from ride prep.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne on January 5, 2024.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne
on January 5, 2024.

 

10 Year Pedalversary Joyride with Women & Bicycles

Celebrate 10 years of the Women & Bicycles Program!

Event: Last updated by Patricia Miguel on November 2, 2023.

Event: Last updated by Patricia Miguel
on November 2, 2023.

 

Ride

Newsletter: why are we like this

Basically: endorphins and adrenaline.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne on January 5, 2024.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne
on January 5, 2024.

 

People first, not cars.

With the District Government currently failing in its goal to end traffic deaths and serious injuries , Councilmember Brianne K. Nadeau, D-Ward 1, re-introduced legislation that would change the status quo of how roads are designed and put safety and livability for all road users above efficiently moving cars. The Prioritizing People in Planning Amendment […]

Action Alert: Last updated by Kalli Krumpos on January 8, 2024.

Action Alert: Last updated by Kalli Krumpos
on January 8, 2024.

 

Meet Michelle Shin, WABA’s new Vision Zero Coalition Manager

Hello! My name is Michelle Shin, and I have joined WABA as the new Vision Zero Coalition Manager. While my background has primarily been in federal and commercial consulting, I am excited to tie this generalist mindset with a truly mission-focused, impact-oriented organization. My journey as an urban bicyclist started after studying abroad and living […]

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne on October 26, 2023.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne
on October 26, 2023.

 

Newsletter: showing off

If you’re in a grim mood, grab a cup of coffee and a seat on a bench in Alethia Tanner Park and watch humanity pedal by. 

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne on January 5, 2024.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne
on January 5, 2024.

 

Newsletter: biking and belonging

Like riding the school bus as kids or walking to class in college, a great bike trail lets you keep being a community even while you’re between destinations.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne on January 5, 2024.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne
on January 5, 2024.

 

DC Trail Rangers Tour de Trails: Anacostia River Trail

Join us to celebrate 10 years of the DC Trail Ranger program with music, a bike ride, and good company.

Event: Last updated by Patricia Miguel on October 11, 2023.

Event: Last updated by Patricia Miguel
on October 11, 2023.

 

Meetup

Gearin’ Up Bikes is now part of WABA!

We are thrilled to be able to continue Gearin’ Up’s mission of job training, youth education, community engagement, and access to affordable bicycles and bike repair. 

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne on September 29, 2023.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne
on September 29, 2023.

 

Newsletter: rainy day activities

Don’t ride in a tropical storm, hone your route-planning skills instead.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne on March 8, 2024.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne
on March 8, 2024.

 

Newsletter: broken bumpers and the bare minimum

Vision Zero is really just the baseline.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne on January 5, 2024.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne
on January 5, 2024.

 

Tour de Trails: Metropolitan Branch Trail

Please join us for a bike ride where we’ll be stopping at some near-by businesses along the trail. At the end of the ride, Lost Generation Brewing Co has generously agreed to host us for a post-ride celebration where they will be offering $5 shift beer for participants.

Event: Last updated by Colin Browne on September 6, 2023.

Event: Last updated by Colin Browne
on September 6, 2023.

 

Meetup

POSTPONED

Tour de Trails: Anacostia River Trail

POSTPONED

Celebrate 10 years of the Trail Ranger program with a bike ride, music, and trail resources. This family-friendly event is entirely free to participate so be sure to invite your friends, family, and neighbors!

Event: Last updated by Patricia Miguel on September 21, 2023.

Event: Last updated by Patricia Miguel
on September 21, 2023.

 

Meetup

Tour de Trails: Marvin Gaye Trail

Food, music, and pick some flowers and cherry tomatoes from Lederer Gardens to take home. This family-friendly event is entirely free to participate so be sure to invite your friends, family, and neighbors!

Event: Last updated by Colin Browne on September 5, 2023.

Event: Last updated by Colin Browne
on September 5, 2023.

 

Meetup

Newsletter: 17-year freewheels

It’s too nice out.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne on January 5, 2024.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne
on January 5, 2024.

 

Newsletter: headspace infrastructure

What keeps you going when you’re tired?

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne on January 5, 2024.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne
on January 5, 2024.

 

Ward 5 Day

Join Ward 5 Councilmember Zachary Parker for a ride on the Metropolitan Branch Trail

Event: Last updated by Colin Browne on August 14, 2023.

Event: Last updated by Colin Browne
on August 14, 2023.

 

Ride - Partner Event

Newsletter: antidotes to the spreadsheet blues

Even when you’re not riding yourself, bikes are a source of joy.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne on January 5, 2024.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne
on January 5, 2024.

 

Newsletter: support your neighborhood bike shop

Flat tires, man.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne on January 5, 2024.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne
on January 5, 2024.

 

Newsletter: permission slip

Sweat is ok.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne on January 5, 2024.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne
on January 5, 2024.

 

Newsletter: 100 feet per mile

Hills are what you make of them.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne on January 5, 2024.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne
on January 5, 2024.

 

When Home Rule is Under Attack: A Hands Off DC Community Discussion

Congressional meddling threatens —among other things— DC’s ability to install safe streets infrastructure. Check out this event from Hands Off DC for more info.

Blog Post, Event: Last updated by Colin Browne on June 29, 2023.

Blog Post, Event: Last updated by Colin Browne
on June 29, 2023.

 

Meetup

Newsletter: doesn’t look like the robots will save us

More trains, more buses, and more bike lanes. Everything else is tinkering at the margins. 

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne on January 5, 2024.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne
on January 5, 2024.

 

Newsletter: fluvial synergy

Ride your bike to rent a boat. It’s rad.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne on January 5, 2024.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne
on January 5, 2024.

 

Newsletter: the soft, warm light of catastrophe

Will a blanket of toxic smoke stretching from New York to the nation’s capital be the wake-up-call our elected leaders need?

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne on January 5, 2024.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne
on January 5, 2024.

 

Mt Pleasant Bike Swap

Want to get rid of some old bikes or buy some cheap bike parts? The Mount Pleasant Bike Clinic is putting on a bike swap!

Event: Last updated by Colin Browne on June 6, 2023.

Event: Last updated by Colin Browne
on June 6, 2023.

 

Meetup

Charlie Fest

Celebrate the life of CityBikes founder Charlie McCormick.

Event: Last updated by Colin Browne on May 31, 2023.

Event

Friday June 2nd and Saturday, June 3rd

Franklin Hall & Rock Creek Park

Event

Friday June 2nd and Saturday, June 3rd, Franklin Hall & Rock Creek Park

Event: Last updated by Colin Browne on May 31, 2023.

 

Meetup

Ride with Pride

Join Greater Greater Washington and WABA in DC’s Pride Parade!

Event: Last updated by Colin Browne on May 30, 2023.

Event: Last updated by Colin Browne
on May 30, 2023.

 

Meetup - Partner Event

City of Bowie Juneteenth Bike Ride

A full day of activities that kicks off with a Community Bike Ride and a Kids Bike
Rodeo.

Event: Last updated by Colin Browne on May 24, 2023.

Event: Last updated by Colin Browne
on May 24, 2023.

 

Ride - Partner Event

Newsletter: Happy Bike to Work Day

Who ate the most bananas?

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne on January 5, 2024.

Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne
on January 5, 2024.