WASHINGTON — It’s February, and already 2015 is off to a deadly start for area pedestrians. At least seven people have died after being struck by vehicles on some of D.C.’s busiest highways since the…
For the second time in a week, action came to a screeching halt on a bill to change laws regarding compensation for pedestrians or cyclists hit by cars in the District of Columbia.
Concerns from drivers that cyclists and pedestrians get
too much attention and funding are often focused inside the Beltway, but now members of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors have concerns
that the \”war on cars\” is nudging its way into the suburbs.
Be honest: Do you always stop for pedestrians in a crosswalk? Starting this week, if you don\’t in Montgomery County, it could cost you.
Sharing the road with bicyclists and drivers continues to bring headaches in D.C.
Parking in D.C. is almost impossible on some days, so local businesses along a stretch of Connecticut Avenue near the Cleveland Park Metro station are upset about a proposal that would eliminate about 30 parking spots that customers use every day.
With 11 pedestrians killed in Montgomery County this year — more than in all of 2012 combined — some pedestrian advocates are saying transportation officials and police are not doing enough for them.
With the push of a button, people trying to cross some D.C. streets can bring traffic to a stop.
Three pedestrians were seriously hurt Monday night
in two separate accidents in the area.
In 2008, 19 pedestrians were killed in Montgomery
County. In 2011, the number
declined to 11. In 2012, the number is now in the
The recent death of a teen girl while she crossed
the street in Germantown, Md. has some asking what
can be done to prevent another pedestrian fatality.
A group of pedestrians have minor injuries after being hit by a vehicle on the border of D.C. and Prince George\’s County, Md., according to Prince George\’s County police.
A driver struck two pedestrians in Kensington Sunday morning.