Bicycle Lanes and Sunday, Funeral Parking

by Borderstan.com June 11, 2013 at 9:00 am 13 Comments

From David McAuley. Email him at david[AT]borderstan.com.

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AME Zion Church at 14th and Corcoran Streets NW. (Luis Gomez Photos)

At the Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 2F/Logan Circle meeting last week the Rev. Vernon A. Shannon of the John Wesley AME Zion Church (14th and Corcoran Streets NW) asked for the commission to support a shift of the northbound 14th Street bicycle lane as it passes by the church building.

Members of the church, he said, were getting ticketed when they double-parked in the bicycle lanes while preparing to depart in funeral processions. The Rev. Shannon previously brought this problem to the ANC’s attention during its March community forum on Sunday parking. There is a long tradition in DC of churchgoers double parking near churches.

Although the church and DC Department of Transportation have worked around the issue, a solution is still to be reached.

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