Many Washington-area bike commuters learned this morning that the popular Capital Crescent Trail is managed by the federal government. On Tuesday a sign read: "Because of the federal government shutdown, this national park facility is closed."
A runner on the section
of the Capital Crescent Trail going under Wisconsin Avenue in 2012
in Bethesda, Md. The Capital Crescent Trail is used by tens of thousands of people a week, from Silver Spring, MD, to Georgetown in Washington, DC.
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