How can we make it safer for pedestrians, brand the Pike District, and beautify our neighborhood with inexpensive paint, some creativity, and a bit of flexibility from MCDOT and SHA? With eye-catching crosswalks like these. It’s easy, it’s cheap, and it’s wonderful. I can’t imagine any reason why we wouldn’t we do this.…Read More
Tag Archives: Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign
In a survey of 100 area residents conducted in November by the Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign, an overwhelming majority of respondents said they would walk more in the Pike District, if only it were safer
Other revealing findings from the survey include:
70% say driver inattention to pedestrians is the most dangerous obstacle.…Read More
Just to make sure no one missed this announcement, here’s a reminder that due to the rescheduled Route 355 BRT meeting, we have had to cancel tonight’s Pedestrian Safety Campaign meeting.
But wait a minute, you say? You wanted to provide input on how to make the Pike District/White Flint area more walkable?… Read More
Learn more about our Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign at www.PikeDistrictPeds.org… Read More
As you know, we kicked off our Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign last week. It’s getting some traction with coverage in Bethesda Beat and a blog post on Greater Greater Washington. There’s been a few posts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and my 22-year-old son even told me our signs are being shared on Snapchat.…Read More
Last night, volunteers from Coalition for Smarter Growth and Friends of White Flint (along with your intrepid FoWF executive director) launched the exciting Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign by hanging dozens of signs with safety tips and ways to get involved all around the Pike District.
Walkable may be one of the most over-used adjectives in the new urbanism realm, but that does not diminish its significance. …Read More