9/11 Motorcycle Ride Expected To Cause Delays | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : News

Filed Under:

9/11 Motorcycle Ride Expected To Cause Delays

Play associated audio

Nearly 2,000 motorcycles are scheduled to roar through Western Maryland and Northern Virginia today for the 9/11 Ride, an event to honor those who died and risked their lives on Sept. 11.

Drivers can expect gridlock this morning in Western Maryland, as police use rolling roadblocks to escort motorcycles coming from Shanksville, Penn.

The same thing will happen in Northern Virginia, as drivers head toward the Pentagon. In fact, federal workers have been encouraged to telework or take the day off. Transportation officials say the gridlock could be so bad, that it could look like a bad storm.

NPR

Should Ray Rice Get A Second Chance? 'Maybe,' Parcells Says

In part two of David Greene's conversation with Bill Parcells, the legendary football coach discusses how he dealt with players' drug use, and redemption for the former Baltimore Raven running back.
NPR

Food Industry Drags Its Heels On Recyclable And Compostable Packaging

A new report from two environmental groups reviewed the recyclability and compostability of packaging from 47 food companies. It found few examples of companies that have prioritized waste reduction.
NPR

4 Reasons Why It's Veto Season At The White House

In his first six years in office, President Obama issued just two vetoes, the fewest of any president going all the way back to James Garfield. But that's about to change.
NPR

With 'Discover' Feature, Snapchat Bucks Social Trend In News

Snapchat says social media likes and shares aren't what makes a story important. The ephemeral messaging app has rolled out Discover, featuring multimedia articles from major news brands.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.