Category: Safe Streets for Biking and Walking

MEDIA ADVISORY: CASA & Coalition for Smarter Growth Launch Report Detailing Perils Pedestrians Face in Bailey’s Crossroads 

Immigrant advocacy organization CASA and the Coalition for Smarter Growth will host a press conference to unveil important findings collected as part of the Bailey’s Crossroads street safety campaign, focused on making Route 7 safer for people walking, biking and using transit.

CSG in the News: ‘Every Day Is A Worry’: Immigrant Community Of Falls Church Call For Pedestrian Safety On Leesburg Pike

“We really need to design this street to be safer for all users, not just the people driving,” said Breehey. “We hope to get some of these improvements, the near term ones, and then really start planning for the longer term.”

RELEASE: Immigrant Activists Kick Off Pedestrian Safety Campaign at Bailey’s  Crossroads  

“Many people living in the Culmore community of Bailey’s Crossroads walk, bike and take the bus to get around but are faced with high-speed traffic, missing sidewalks and a lack of safe crossing options that quickly turn deadly. Now is the time to provide safer streets in Culmore and save lives,” said Sonya Breehey, Northern Virginia Advocacy Manager of Coalition for Smarter Growth.

CSG in the News: Groups launch Safe Streets campaign

The Coalition for Smarter Growth and the immigrant advocacy group CASA are launching the Safe Streets for Bailey’s Crossroads campaign. The goal is to engage and organize the local community in pushing for improved access for walking, biking, and transit.