Archive for the ‘DC’ Category

Got an ugly bike, don’t park it at Union Station in DC

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

If you have an ugly bike, you might want to think twice about leaving it locked up outside on Union Station, from the Washington Post letters page.

I went to the nearest security guard to report the apparent theft, and he promptly retrieved my “stolen” bike. As it turned out, my bike had been judged to be “unsightly” by Union Station standards and had been impounded. They had cut the lock and confiscated the machine, obviously without bothering to verify whether it was abandoned or just a little beat up.

WABA issues Alert on DC MPD

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

WABA has issued an alert looking for witnesses to the Alice Swanson Crash. They are also meeting with the DC MPD to express concerns over recent actions by the police.