Tag: safe streets baileys

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.

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

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

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. 

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

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

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.

CSG in the News: Traffic safety groups implore officials to make upgrades for pedestrians, cyclists after recent deaths

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.