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Here’s a Car Driving on a Bike Path in Alexandria

Alexandria-based bike commuter Trey Harris shot this video of a car entering the Four Mile Run Park Trail in Alexandria from Jefferson Davis Highway, across from Potomac Yard.

https://www.facebook.com/trey197/videos/10153818432762312/

The car continues down the path for about 1,000 feet before making a stately exit onto Commonwealth Avenue. Congratulations to the driver for saving a bunch of time while simultaneously disrupting conventional wisdom with regard to bike paths–these things can apparently accommodate much more traffic than they’re used for now!

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Andrew Beaujon joined Washingtonian in late 2014. He was previously with the Poynter Institute, TBD.com, and Washington City Paper. His book A Bigger Field Awaits Us: The Scottish Soccer Team That Fought the Great War was published in 2018. He lives in Del Ray.