Monthly Archives: November 2010

Submission: Cyclist Struck at 1st and S Sts, NW

Date: 11/22/10 Approx Time: 10PM Jacqui writes: I was on my bike heading West on S St. NW, coming up to 1st St. NW. I stopped at the 4 way stop intersection, and yielded to the car on my left … Continue reading

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Submission: Cyclist Struck at Van Ness St and 40th Pl NW; Received $150 Ticket

Date: 11/18/10 Approx Time: 3PM Aaron Z writes: I was riding my bicycle down Van Ness St. at 3:15 PM. As I was crossing the street at the intersection with 40th Place NW, a driver made a right turn and … Continue reading

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Submission: Cyclist Struck at 17th and NH, NW; Seeks Witnesses

Date: 10/21/10 Approx Time: 9PM Doug K writes: On the evening of Thursday, Oct. 21st, around 8:30pm – 9:00pm, I was biking north/east up New Hampshire Ave NW, in a bike lane. Approaching the intersection with 17th St. NW, I … Continue reading

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Can we eliminate death and serious injury from our roadways?

After nine passengers died on the Red Line in 2009, we didn’t throw up our hands and chalk it up to issues beyond our control. Instead, the region has seen serious debate and action — however imperfect — to ensure … Continue reading

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Pedestrians: Bus is Turning

A reader at Unsuck DC Metro has submitted a video of a bus that announces to pedestrians, rather loudly, that it is turning. Metro confirms this is part of a pilot program. Edit: Twitter user @robpitingolo points out there’s a … Continue reading

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Submission: Cyclist Struck at 15th and RI NW (again)

Date: 11/5/10 Approx Time: 9AM Description: “I was traveling southbound in the bike lane on 15th Street. A taxi turned left into my path. I swerved, but was unable to avoid colliding with the front of the cab. I was … Continue reading

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Submission: Cyclist Struck at 15th and RI NW

Date: 11/2/10 Approx Time: 10AM Description: “Two lanes of traffic were merging into the left lane to get around a parked car. I started passing the merging vehicles on the far right. A minivan cab in the right lane drifted … Continue reading

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Submission: Cyclist Struck at 6th and H Sts NW

Date: 10/29/10 Approx Time: 11PM ajp writes: Was leaving dinner at a place on H street tonight on my way home when I came upon a rider who had either been hit or collided with a prius. Car was stopped … Continue reading

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