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DUI driver gets jail sentence for hitting pedestrian in Clarendon
Benjamin Andruss, who pleaded guilty in October to hitting a pedestrian while drunkenly driving the wrong way on Wilson Blvd in Clarendon, has received a jail sentence.
February 23, 2015, ARLnow
Driver facing involuntary manslaughter charge in D.C. crash
A 33-year-old Silver Spring man with a history of violations on his driving records is facing involuntary manslaughter charges following a fatal crash in downtown D.C. Monday.
February 24, 2015, NBC Washington
Improvements coming to Crystal City roadways, bus stops
County Board members on Feb. 21 voted unanimously on contracts to improve roadways and bus stops adjacent to the Crystal City Metro station.
February 24, 2015, Inside NoVa
Metro Transit Police report drop in overall crime in 2014
Serious crimes across the Metro system hit a five-year low in 2014, according to new figures.
February 25, 2015, Inside NoVa
Why it's so hard to punish drivers who kill pedestrians
It has been nearly a century since drivers were regularly blamed, let alone penalized, for automobile violence.
Henry Grabar, February 22, 2015, Salon
Safer Md. bikeways get green light
The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) released new policy and engineering guidelines in January. They will allow more innovative and protective bike infrastructure in many rapidly urbanizing suburbs such as College Park, where Route 1 is supposed to get a bike lane but needs one that’s safe alongside high-speed traffic.
Jeff Lemieux, Gregory Billing, February 24, 2015, WABA
SUV flips, lands on pedestrians in D.C., one killed
It's not yet known what caused the driver of an SUV to lose control, crashing and flipping atop two pedestrians during rush hour in downtown D.C. Monday.
February 23, 2015, NBC Washington
Bike advocates underwhelmed by D.C.'s plans to add bikeways
“We’ve been waiting for this list for a couple weeks and are underwhelmed by what they are planning for this year,” says Greg Billing with Washington Area Bicyclists Association.
Megan Cloherty, February 23, 2015, WTOP