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Cars and bicycles compete for space on local roads

Ask around your office: No matter how they travel, it's a safe bet that someone can tell you about a close call they had in traffic on the way to work.

Tags: Cyclists , Kate Ryan

Monday - 05/09/2011, 06:09pm EDT

Can drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians all get along?

D.C. Council member Phil Mendelson, chair of the D.C. Council's Judiciary Committee, held a hearing on bike and pedestrian safety and posed the question: Do drivers get a free pass when it comes to traffic enforcement?

Tags: Cyclists , Driving , Phil Mendelson , road safety , traffic enforcement , Kristopher Baumann ,

Sunday - 02/06/2011, 09:43am EST

Bike association resolves to make roads safe for all

The Washington Area Bicyclist Association is asking its members to make their New Year's Resolutions so everyone can be safer on D.C. roads.

Tags: Washington Area Bicyclist Association , WABA , Daniel Hoagland , Quan Chu , Kate Ryan , biking , bicycle , New Year's , resolutions

Tuesday - 12/21/2010, 01:42am EST

More of a danger on the roads: Men or women?

Statistics provided to WTOP from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety highlight which gender is legitimately dangerous behind the wheel.

Tags: car accidents , Insurance Institute for Highway Safety , hit-and-run accident , Adam Tuss

Tuesday - 08/17/2010, 02:34pm EDT

Pedestrian struck by dump truck in Southeast

A woman is in serious condition after being struck by a dump truck in the District Wednesday afternoon.

Tags: D.C. Fire and EMS , D.C. police , Nicholas Bruehl , Neal Augenstein

Wednesday - 08/04/2010, 04:22pm EDT

Pedestrians to 'dance' through busy intersection

Something completely different is coming to one of the busiest intersections in the region

Tags: barnes dance , D.C. Department of Transportation , John Lisle , Sprawl & Crawl , Adam Tuss , DDOT , Penn Quarter Living

Thursday - 05/06/2010, 01:47pm EDT

Pedestrian accident raises safety concerns at GMU

Michelle Dawson was stuck by a car as she tried to cross University Drive on George Mason's campus March 29 at a crosswalk just a few yards from the campus police station. Dawson, 21, suffered brain damage and may be partially paralyzed.

Tags: George Mason University , Michelle Dawson , Dave Dawson , brain damage , speed limit , George Ginovsky , Fairfax , Route 123 , Hank Silverberg

Wednesday - 04/07/2010, 07:01pm EDT