Safe Streets For Biking and Walking – Latest Happenings

DC – Rhode Island Avenue Parking

WRN has worked extensively with community members around the Rhode Island Avenue Metro station. We have conducted workshops, walking audits and developed a set of recommendations to make the Rhode Island Avenue Metro station more accessible to the community that it serves. We have also supported the detailed analysis conducted by D.C. Office of Planning which demonstrated that many more Metro riders could be served by improving walk, bicycle and bus access to the Metrorail station at the same cost of replacing the 387 commuter parking spaces.

Traffic Fatalities and the Built Environment

An American Journal of Public Health article which argues that the low-density fringes of metropolitan areas are more dangerous than the inner cities because of traffic fatalities associated with driving long distances at high speeds.

Pedestrian Safety at Rhode Island Avenue Metro Station

A fact sheet explaining the need for greater investment in pedestrian facilities at the Rhode Island Avenue Metro station. Click here to view the complete fact sheet>>