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The District's long road to building a half-mile bike lane leads to the U.S. Capitol

Jan 01, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

In its effort to expand the city's network of bike lanes, the District has encountered many roadblocks, from neighbors opposing the removal of curbside parking to drivers clamoring to keep their travel lanes.

And then, there's Congress - literally standing in the way of one bike path.

More than three years after it was proposed, a 0.6-mile cycle track on Louisiana Avenue between Union Station and the U.S. Capitol awaits a green light from the Hill.

The problem? Louisiana Av...