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sign the pledge

As a traveler of the Washington, D.C. region, I pledge to contribute to the collective well-being, health and safety of our community. When traveling in, to, and from Washington, D.C., I will intentionally:

  • Know and abide by all the rules of the road as they apply to walking, biking, and driving;
  • Refrain form aggressive driving, distracted driving, and impaired driving;
  • Prioritize people above punctuality by planning ahead; and
  • Protect the most vulnerable travelers by behaving appropriately for an urban, multi-modal environment

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current programs

Here are the current programs & initiatives around DC and the USA

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Test your knowledge of the rules of the road

Street Smart is an annual public education, awareness and behavioral change campaign in the Washington, DC, suburban Maryland and northern Virginia area. Since its beginning in 2002, the campaign has used radio, newspaper, and transit advertising, public awareness efforts, and added law enforcement to respond to the challenges of pedestrian and bicyclist safety.

Rules you need to know as...

A Driver

DMV has a variety of resources available to assist you in learning about driving skill techniques and safe driving information. The driver education section is designed to provide all this information in one place for new drivers, whether teens, adults or seniors.

A Cyclist

DDOT offers a variety
of resources that support bicyclists.

A Pedestrian

DDOT offers a variety
of resources that support  pedestrians.

District Department of Transportation     55 M Street, SE, Suite 400     Washington, DC 20003