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  • New Census data reveals commuting shifts
    The share of national commuters traveling by private vehicle is edging down for the first time in decades -- from 86.5 percent in 2007 to 85.8 percent in 2013. Meanwhile, other transportation modes have grown in relative importance.
    Adie Tomer, Joseph Kane, September 30, 2014, Streetsblog USA
  • 'Intersection of doom' getting interim safety upgrades
    The Rosslyn intersection where cyclists and pedestrians face drivers exiting I-66 has received safety modifications in the past two weeks and more changes are on the way, county officials said on a tour of the site Tuesday morning.
    Andrea Swalec, September 30, 2014, ARLnow
  • D.C. streetcar testing winds down, safety campaign begins
    Monday marked the start of the final phase of testing before streetcar service will begin along H Street NE, and the District is also kicking off its streetcar safety campaign.
    Martin Di Caro, September 29, 2014, WAMU
  • On the move again
    With the economy on the rebound from the Great Recession, Americans are on the move again. No surprise there, but three years of data recently released by the U.S. Department of Transportation do point to a couple of trend lines worth noting.
    Ashley Halsey III, September 29, 2014, Washington Post
  • Metro responds to bike parking demand at McLean station
    Recognizing this need, Metro added space for 20 more bicycles (10 racks) at the station.  The new racks bring the total capacity for bikes to 72 on racks. Bike lockers are still available at McLean, too.
    September 29, 2014, PlanIt Metro
  • Vienna to apply for grant to relocate part of W&OD Trail
    Vienna Town Council members unanimously agreed Sept. 22 that town officials should apply for a $100,000 federal grant to pay for the town’s share of costs for relocating the Washington & Old Dominion Regional Trail near the Vienna Community Center.
    September 26, 2014, Inside Nova
  • Pedestrian struck in 'intersection of doom' near Key Bridge
    A woman was hit by a car and injured just south of Key Bridge Friday morning as an Arlington County Police Department officer directed traffic.
    Andrea Swalec, September 26, 2014, ARLnow
  • Driving in Vienna? Welcome... but please slow down!
    Vienna Town Council members on Sept. 22 agreed to install $5,400 worth of traffic-calming and pedestrian-safety signs along Aponi Road, S.E., but not before questioning whether the placards might send mixed messages.
    September 26, 2014, Inside Nova
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