Safe Streets in Virginia

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

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“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.
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CSG in the News: Falls Church community demands safety changes to Route 7 corridor

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“We need these safety improvements now,” Breehey said. “We took a look as we walked around this stretch and noted the missing infrastructure.”
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CSG in the News: Groups launch Safe Streets campaign

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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.
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CSG in the News: Safer Bailey’s Crossroads: Groups Campaign For Pedestrian Safety

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BAILEY'S CROSSROADS, VA — The Coalition for Smarter Growth and CASA, an immigrant advocacy group, launched a campaign in the Bailey's Crossroads area of Fairfax County that aims to improve access to sidewalks and create safer bicycle routes.
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Man riding bike on street in Bailey's Crossroads

RELEASE: CSG and Immigrant Group CASA Launch Joint Campaign for Safer Streets for Bailey’s Crossroads

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Amid an increase in pedestrian and bicyclist deaths and injuries in Fairfax County, with particular risks being faced in some of the county’s immigrant communities, CSG and immigrant advocacy organization CASA are launching the Safe Streets for Bailey’s Crossroads campaign to engage and organize the local community in winning safer streets and improved access to walking, biking and accessing transit and services. 
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