Six AFSS volunteers helped students walk safely to school at Ferdinand T Day elementary school on the first day of school. We handed out hand fans to the children which encourages the “Project Wave” practice of Stop, Look, Wave at drivers before crossing intersections at Stop Signs. People from ACPS and TE&S Vision Zero also helped the students with Safe Streets practices. Thanks all

Dear AFSS Members and Friends: Thanks for your support over the last year! The month of August marks our first full year of existence and we thought it might be interesting to briefly recall what AFSS has accomplished in the past twelve months as well as share with you AFSS’ future plans. Year 1 Our First Meeting was only 5 motivated people who got together to advocate that the City of Alexandria instill a sense of urgency in implementing a Vision Zero plan. AFSS has had an Impact! Nov 2017, leveraging social media and over 1,300 signatures, AFSS urged the City Council to deliver a detailed plan, funding

Published by Bob Trencheny · June 14, 2018 · Alexandria, VA · Five AFSS crash survivors and an AFSS member whose father was killed by a traffic violating driver came together on Seminary Road in front of the Francis Hammond Middle School to draw attention that the month of June is one of the highest pedestrian and cyclists crash months in Alexandria. As AFSS members stood on the side walk cars were recorded traveling at 40+ mph in a 25 mph zone in front of the school. One pedestrian out of ten is killed when crashed into by cars traveling at 20 mph. Nine out of

By Rick Massimo August 17, 2018 3:52 pm    WTOP  WASHINGTON — Drivers on a stretch of U.S. Route 1 in Alexandria, Virginia, should get ready to slow down — fast. The city announced Friday that they will reduce the speed limit on Route 1 between Slaters Lane and Four Mile Run — the Jefferson Davis Highway portion — from 35 mph to 25 mph starting Monday. The city said in a statement that the change is a safety move. Between 2015 and 2017, 25 people were hurt, three seriously, in 106 crashes on the stretch of road where the speed limit is about to change, they