Today in news that matters little to most (except maybe on philosophical grounds) but lots to a few lucky bike-commuting denizens of Petworth: Illinois Avenue NW is getting bike lanes. According to the District Department of Transportation’s Monica Hernandez, there’ll be new bike lanes on Illinois between Randolph Street and Grant Circle and shared lanes (with “sharrows”) between Grant and Sherman circles. DDOT is hoping to have the lanes installed by next month.

Here are the maps of the lanes provided by DDOT to the local advisory neighborhood commission:

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