Tag Archives: pedestrian safety

Neighborhood in the News

Prehistoric plants invade the Metro, while cutting-edge artists seek to chart Tenleytown. Plus, we’ve got boozy milkshakes. All in this week’s Neighborhood in the News.

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New Enforcement Camera Targets Fessenden Street

Drivers coming into the District of Columbia frequently turn off River Road onto Fessenden Street, cutting through the residential area to reach Wisconsin Avenue, Reno Road, or Connecticut Avenue  – often zipping through the local blocks with only a casual eye for pedestrians. Restrictions on rush hour turns have helped stem the flow of traffic at peak hours, but speeding remains a problem.

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Photo Enforcement Grace Period Ends Saturday

Most drivers are aware of stationary speed and red light cameras among many District intersections and thoroughfares.  Some locals may even have received dreaded traffic tickets in the mail for exceeding the speed limit or driving through a red light. The Metropolitan Police Department’s Automated Traffic Enforcement program is designed to combat reckless and aggressive driving and make our streets

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