Metro Bus Accidents: What You Need to Know

Injury Lawyers Serving Victims of Public Transit and Metro Bus Accidents in Maryland, Virginia and the DC Area

Hundreds of residents take public transportation each day. They rely on the city bus, metro rail lines, and more to take them to and from work, school, or even to run their daily errands. When you ride...

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Metro WMATA Subway Accidents

Experienced Virginia, Maryland And Washington, D.C. WMATA Subway Accident Lawyers For Passenger Injury Claims

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is a transit service funded by the District of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland governments. The WMATA oversees both the rapid transit service known as the “Metro” under the Metrorail brand and a fixed-route bus...

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Why are DC School Buses Racking Up So Many Traffic Violations?

According to The Washington Post, traffic cameras in Washington, D.C. have captured school bus drivers both speeding and running red lights hundreds of times over recent years. However, unlike every other driver, schools have not had to pay for the numerous violations. City records show that DC’s school bus drivers accrued 327 traffic camera tickets...

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Study Shows DC’s Suburbs are Less Safe For Pedestrians Than in the City

According to the Washington City Paper, Washington, D.C. is one of the safest places in the US for pedestrian activity; however, the streets of DC’s suburbs are a different story. The National Complete Streets Coalition recently released a report analyzing the dangers to pedestrians in metropolitan areas across the US. According to the report, Washington,...

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Pedestrian Accidents and Deaths Becoming a Growing Issue in Washington DC

According to The Washington Post, hundreds of individuals in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area are struck by vehicles annually, and 82 pedestrians are killed on average. A recent study conducted by the National Complete Street Coalition showed that many older cities like Washington, D.C. experienced higher rates of pedestrian fatalities, with 20 percent of all...

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Survey Shows DC Bike Commuting Has Dramatically Increased Since 2000

According to an American Community survey, 3.1 percent of commuters in Washington, D.C. ride a bicycle to and from work, which places DC seventh among cities with a population over 200,000; in 2000, the number was only 1.2 percent. Washington, D.C. also has the second-highest rate of people walking to work, at 12.1 percent, just...

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Montgomery County School Bus Cameras Issuing Tickets to Negligent Drivers

According to WJLA ABC 7, on January 2, in Montgomery County, Maryland, cameras began keeping tabs on motorists who pass stopped school buses. In Maryland, when a school bus is stopped with activated flashing red lights, the law states that motorists traveling in the same direction must stop as well. In addition, unless there is...

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