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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
No unanimous votes on Columbia Pike streetcar
The Arlington County Board Saturday voted 3-2 to pay for the planned Columbia Pike streetcar without federal funding, deciding to rely instead on $65 million in additional money from the commonwealth to help cover the project’s estimated $333 million cost.
Patricia Sullivan, July 19, 2014, Washington Post
Walk Score serving 20 million scores per day
Every day we hear from renters, home shoppers, property managers, realtors and real estate developers about the growing importance of walkability, short commutes, bike-ability and access to public transit.
Josh Herst, July 16, 2014, Walk Score
Contraflow bike lanes get nod from U.S. engineering establishment
Contraflow bike lanes could soon be included in an influential traffic engineering guide.
Angie Schmitt, July 18, 2014, Streetsblog USA