Safe Streets in Virginia

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Remarks to Fairfax Bike Summit

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I am absolutely inspired by today's event and by the amazing presentations we've seen and heard! Collectively today's speakers have covered a wide range of issues including "complete streets," bike-sharing, Safe Routes to School, and transforming the suburbs. This summit has highlighted...
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Fairfax County: Recommendation against mandate for 36 foot wide streets in residential neighborhoods

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Fairfax County is becoming a leader in addressing the challenges created by the patterns of suburban development through transit-oriented development, commercial corridor revitalization, affordable housing, stormwater, and reform to parking policies. We believe that Fairfax County can also join places like Charlotte, North Carolina, in addressing the design flaws and safety
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Transit and Highway Safety Statistics

Transit and Highway Safety Statistics

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The Metrorail collision in June 2009 prompted a spate of articles about the Metrorail system. To evaluate the relative safety of Metrorail compared to driving, the Coalition for Smarter Growth collected the following statistics.
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