DDOT shall plan, provide, and install bicycle lanes on roadways in order to create a comprehensive, interconnected network of bicycle facilities, improve bicycle safety and access, and expand transportation choices in the District of Columbia.
DDOT may designate any traffic lane on any roadway for the exclusive use of a single class or combination of classes of vehicles, such as bicycles, during certain hours. (DCMR 18-2220.1).
Procedures & Services
Travel by other vehicles in bicycle lanes is prohibited, with few exceptions. (DCMR 18-2220).
No one may stop, stand, or park a car or other motor vehicle in a bicycle lane. (DCMR 18-2405.1).
Shared Lane Markings (Sharrows)
Road markings used to indicate a shared lane environment for both bicycles and automobiles.
Page:Bicycle Lanes (Compendium)
Page:Bike Lane Closures (Compendium)
Page:Shared Use Paths (Compendium)
Page:Bicycle Registration (Compendium)
Page:Capital Bikeshare (Compendium)
Page:Bicycle Access and Safety (Compendium)
Page:Miscellaneous Vehicles (Compendium)
Page:Bicycle Parking (Compendium)
- DCMR 10-A409.9: Policy T-2.3.2: Bicycle Network
- DCMR 18-2405.1: Stopping, Standing, Parking, and Other Non-Moving Violations
- DCMR 18-4033: Bicycle Lanes
Design Standards & Specifications
- Bicycle Facility and Design Guide
- NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide
- AASHTO Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilites
Transportation Plans & Studies
- Bicycle Master Plan
- Bicycle Facility Evaluation - Executive Summary
- Bicycle Facility Evaluation - Final Report
|PDF File Bicycle Lane Count Fact Sheet 2011.pdf||Aug 24, 2020 by Kathleen Crabb|
|PDF File Bicycle Sharrows FAQ.pdf||Aug 24, 2020 by Kathleen Crabb|
|PDF File DC-BicycleMap_2016.pdf||Aug 24, 2020 by Kathleen Crabb|