Authors & Contributions
Henry Dunbar

Henry Dunbar

Henry is program director of BikeArlington, WalkArlington, and Capital Bikeshare in Arlington. Previously, he was executive director of Phoenix Bikes, a nonprofit youth program also in Arlington.

How did SafeTrack affect Arlington biking rates in 2016?

Since SafeTrack began back in June 2016, Arlington transportation planners have been collecting and analyzing walk and bike data by using the county’s extensive network of counters. In reviewing Surge 11 data, the effects of Metro rail disruptions on the bike traffic seem to be diminishing, while still remaining above last year’s averages. Looking at… Read more »

What Every Candidate (and Voter) Should Know about Bikeshare

[quote_right][feature_box title=”OPTION OPPORTUNITIES” title_color=”fff” header_color=”369″]Candidates for local office should not overlook bikesharing’s many benefits when considering investments in transportation options and bicycle infrastructure.[/feature_box][/quote_right] While many in the transportation world already understand the implications of urban bikeshare systems, candidates for local elected office, especially in jurisdictions outside the urban core, who don’t bike on a daily… Read more »

Bike Friendly is Business Friendly

It has been well documented that having happy and fit employees helps productivity and the bottom line, but many businesses may be overlooking one of the cheaper ways to support a healthy work place: becoming a Bicycle Friendly Business through the League of American Bicyclists. And businesses in Arlington, Virginia may find earning that designation especially easy… Read more »