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Montgomery County Council sets pedestrian-friendly rules
The County Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a law requiring narrower streets, lower speed limits, sidewalks and bicycle lanes when it comes to new or redesigned roads in areas such as Bethesda and White Flint.
Aaron Kraut, November 25, 2014, Bethesda Now
Contributory negligence bill tabled for 2014
Today, D.C. Council Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety tabled a proposed bill to improve access to compensation for crash victims -- effectively killing it for this legislative session.
Shane Farthing, November 25, 2014, WABA
District activates new speed cameras
D.C. Police announced that 11 new speed cameras are being activated this week in areas across the city where speeding and pedestrian safety are a concern.
Lori Aratani, November 25, 2014, Washington Post
2nd day in a row with fatal Md. bike crash
For the second day in a row, a Maryland cyclist has died as the result of a collision with a car. This time a left hook in Gaithersburg.
November 24, 2014, WashCycle
Bicyclist killed in hit-and-Run in Prince George's
Prince George's County Police say a bicyclist was struck and killed in a hit-and-run crash in Lanham.
November 24, 2014, NBC Washington
Fairfax Board approves major Tysons development
Fairfax County Board of Supervisors recently approved the Westpark Plaza development located at Westpark Dr and Route 7. Included in the plans are bike lanes on Westpark Dr and the new street, Park Avenue.
November 23, 2014, FABB
Ex-Transportation chief: US roads and bridges 'on life support'
“Our infrastructure's on life supports right now. That's what we're on,” LaHood said on CBS’s “60 Minutes.”
Rebecca Shabad, November 23, 2014, The Hill
2000 miles of bicycle, pedestrian projects recommended for region
Thousands of miles of bike lanes and pedestrian pathways are planned for the Washington region over the next several decades. The aim is to get people out of their cars and onto bikes or walking paths for the many short trips they make each day.
Martin Di Caro, November 20, 2014, WAMU