Motorists are less likely to stop for African American pedestrians in a crosswalk, according to a recent study that suggests subtle biases just outside people’s conscious awareness make them less likely to yield to minority pedestrians.
The 72-year-old woman was walking to a Silver Line station.
Several streets will be closed from 4 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Arlington County Police said the closures will only take place in the event of heavy pedestrian traffic to and from the District.
A stretch of Route 1 in Virginia is closed while police in Prince William County investigate a fatal crash involving a pedestrian. A pedestrian was struck and killed near Quantico about 2 a.m., said Steven Mattos, a public information officer with Prince William County Police. The road is closed between Russell Road and Corporate Drive, police said. […]
Of the county's 1,100 bus stops used by Metrobus and ART about 67 percent are in need of some improvements to make the accessible for people with disabilities.
D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) says lengthy and unannounced closures around the White House affect too many pedestrians and bicyclists and are unacceptable.
Some buses in Montgomery County now have an automated voice system that warns pedestrians when the bus is making a turn.
Put down the cell phone and pay attention, new study says.
Many bike lanes remain covered in snow Tuesday afternoon, and it is unclear when they will be cleared as crews continue to focus their efforts on roads and sidewalks.