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JOINT STATEMENT: Fairfax County’s 13th pedestrian fatality in 2021

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The Coalition for Smarter Growth, Fairfax Families for Safe Streets, and Fairfax Alliance for Better Bicycling are urging VDOT to address safety issues along the Leesburg Pike (aka Route 7) in the Bailey’s Crossroads area of Fairfax County after another pedestrian was struck and killed in December.
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CSG in the News: Traffic safety groups implore officials to make upgrades for pedestrians, cyclists after recent deaths

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The campaign specifically focuses on the Route 7 corridor around Baileys Crossroads and Seven Corners after 68-year-old Nguyet Ly was hit and killed when walking along a section of Leesburg Pike without a sidewalk on Dec. 13.
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Family walking

ACTION ALERT: Support Fairfax heading in the right direction!

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There are two opportunities this week to speak in favor of positive moves by VDOT and Fairfax County that will make walking and biking safer and more convenient. 
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Family walking

ACTION ALERT: Make sure Fairfax County gets this right!

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Frustrated by the unsafe conditions you face trying to walk or bike places? Send an email to support Fairfax County creating a Safe Streets program that will help make needed improvements happen faster and our streets safer.
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Joint Comments from Fairfax Healthy Communities Network on the Community-wide Energy & Climate Action Plan (CECAP)

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Dear Chairman McKay & and Members of the Board of Supervisors, We, the representatives of the undersigned organizations, as part of the Fairfax Healthy Communities Network, are excited to support the Community-wide Energy and Climate Action Plan (CECAP). As Virginia’s most populous jurisdiction, Fairfax County can stand out as a
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