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Bill to change compensation for injured walkers, cyclists stalls again

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.

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 06:46am EST

Tags: bicycling, Kate Ryan

Fairfax County supervisors raise concern about 'war on cars'

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.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 09:49am EDT

Tags: budget, max smith, roads, bikes,

Police set up pedestrian stings

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.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 05:00am EDT

Tags: stings

15th Street cycle track brings concerns for bikers, drivers

Sharing the road with bicyclists and drivers continues to bring headaches in D.C.

Wednesday - 11/13/2013, 07:20am EST

Tags: cycle tracks, bikes, driving, Kate Ryan

Cleveland Park could lose 30 parking spots under proposal

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.

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 05:00am EDT

Tags: cleveland park, DDOT, Ari Ashe, parking,

For pedestrian safety, Montgomery County cracks down on both sides

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.

Thursday - 06/13/2013, 09:51am EDT

Tags: Montgomery County Police, thomas didone, Ari Ashe

New D.C. traffic signals give pedestrians control

With the push of a button, people trying to cross some D.C. streets can bring traffic to a stop.

Thursday - 04/04/2013, 09:04am EDT

Tags: andrew mollenbeck, walking, traffic, traffic light, George Branyan, Jonquil Street

Three pedestrians hurt in two traffic accidents Monday night

Three pedestrians were seriously hurt Monday night in two separate accidents in the area.

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 02:50am EST

Tags: gaithersburg, Germantown

Leggett credits safety initiative for fewer pedestrian fatalities

In 2008, 19 pedestrians were killed in Montgomery County. In 2011, the number declined to 11. In 2012, the number is now in the single digits.

Tuesday - 12/18/2012, 06:50am EST

Tags: Kate Ryan, Ike Leggett

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