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  • Wintry mix comes to D.C. area for 3rd weekend in a row
    A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for the entire metro area is in effect through early Monday morning as freezing rain is likely in the overnight hours.
    Dave Zahren, March 1, 2015, ABC 7
     
  • Arlington prepares for photo red-light enforcement expansion
    More red-light safety cameras will be installed at Arlington County intersections in the near future, providing 24-hour enforcement technology to chosen intersections. The additions involve seven cameras at five locations.
    February 27, 2015, Arlington County
     
  • U.S. cities unveil plans for protected bike lanes
    Spring is three weeks away, and that means it's time for one of American cities' newest rituals: announcing the year's protected bike lane construction plans.
    Michael Andersen, February 27, 2015, People for Bikes
     
  • Arlington, Fairfax to conduct sobriety checkpoint Mar. 6
    On Friday, March 6, 2015 the Arlington County Police Department will conduct a joint sobriety checkpoint with assistance from the Arlington County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia State Police, and the Fairfax County Police Department across two jurisdictions.
    February 27, 2015, Arlington County
     
  • Arlington County Board members tout bicycle awards
    Arlington County Board members on Feb. 24 gave themselves a pat on the back after Arlington received the “Best Advocacy Win” award from the Washington Area Bicyclist Association.
    February 27, 2015, Inside NoVa
     
  • U.S. pedestrian fatalities unchanged in 2014
    Data compiled by the Governors Highway Safety Association and released Thursday estimated the 2014 pedestrian death toll will almost mirror that of the year before. The glimmer of local good news in the figures is that pedestrian deaths fell somewhat in the District, Virginia and Maryland.
    Ashley Halsey III, February 26, 2015, Washington Post
     
  • Watch a decade of data come to life on OpenStreetMap
    OpenStreetMap passed its 10th anniversary last fall. Over those years, it's led a quiet revolution in digital mapmaking.
    Laura Bliss, February 26, 2015, Citylab
     
  • Mayor Bowser commits to implementing Vision Zero
    Vision Zero is a system-wide effort to end traffic-related fatalities and serious injuries for all road users.
    Greg Billing, February 26, 2015, WABA