The study focused on Friendship Heights, Chevy Chase DC, Forest Hills, AU Park, and Tenleytown. DDOT tabulated motor vehicle, pedestrian and bicycle crashes; surveyed residents to find out about problem spots; and analyzed the street network.
Recommendations include adding bulb-outs to aid pedestrian crossings, small roundabouts to slow traffic, speed cameras and new “bicycle boulevards” that have bikes and cars share the road at slow speeds.
[Continue reading David Alpert’s post at Greater Greater Washington.]
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