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  • Md. driver found guilty of manslaughter in fatal hit-and-run
    A Maryland woman who struck and killed a 24-year-old woman with her car and then continued driving home was found guilty of manslaughter Wednesday.
    July 23, 2014, NBC Washington
  • Facts about crashes in D.C.
    Bicycle crashes rose too. While the pedestrian crashes were split almost equally by gender and were distributed across the city, bicyclists involved in accidents were disproportionately male -- roughly 77 percent, a figure that was consistent across all three years of the study.
    July 23, 2014, WashCycle
  • Tysons pedestrian infrastructure lacking ahead of Silver Line
    Days before the $3 billion Silver Line Metrorail carries its first passengers to four new stations inside this sprawling suburb, key pieces of pedestrian infrastructure -- projects that cost little in comparison -- remain unfinished and will remain so for several months, county transportation officials said on Wednesday.
    Martin Di Caro, July 23, 2014, WAMU
  • Courthouse Square designs to be unveiled
    Three potential designs for the re-envisioned Courthouse Square area will be presented to the community tomorrow (Wednesday) night.
    Ethan Rothstein, July 22, 2014, ARLnow
  • The most dangerous intersections in D.C.
    The District Department of Transportation just released a big report on traffic accidents in D.C. from 2010 through 2012. We mapped the intersections where the most crashes were reported during those three years.
    Julie Zauzmer, July 23, 2014, Washington Post
  • People living near biking, walking paths get more exercise
    People who live near safe, high-quality biking and walking infrastructure tend to get more exercise than people who don’t, according to a study published last week in the American Journal of Public Health.
    Angie Schmitt, July 21, 2014, Streetsblog USA
  • Metro says 'all systems go' for scheduled Silver Line opening Saturday
    Metro said it encountered no glitches while testing its new Silver Line for a full day Sunday and again during peak morning travel hours Monday, and a transit authority spokesman declared “it’s all system go” for the start of passenger service Saturday.
    Paul Duggan, July 21, 2014, Washington Post
  • 10-year-old bicyclist struck in North Bethesda
    A 10-year-old girl was seriously injured when she was struck by a car while riding her bike on Friday evening.
    Lindsey Leake, Robert Lyles, July 18, 2014, ABC 7
Did You Know?

Running and bicycling are the two most popular outdoor activities in the U.S. by frequency of participation.

Outdoor Recreation Participation Report, 2011


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