District of Columbia

GHSA maintains data on state laws surrounding a number of highway safety issues. Below is information regarding laws in the District of Columbia. For more information, consult the State Highway Safety Office.

Director of Programs and Member Services

The Governors Highway Association (GHSA) is seeking a full-time Director of Programs and Member Services. The position is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and the strategic direction of all federal and private sector grant programs including leadership on program implementation, budget development, communication and promotional plans, expenditure tracking, monitoring timelines and deliverables, and reporting.

Dead man, women walking: Pedestrian fatalities highest since 1990

Pedestrian deaths are projected to have risen across DC, Maryland and Virginia in 2018, according to GHSA's latest report. Kara Macek, Senior Director of Communications and Programs, discusses the behavioral and design changes needed to address this issue.

Dead man, women walking: Pedestrian fatalities highest since 1990

Story by Neal Augenstein
February 28, 2019

Speeding can kill; more could be done to slow drivers down, study says

Though speeding contributes to nearly one third of traffic deaths each year, GHSA's latest report highlights public complacency around the issue. Director of Policy and Government Relations Russ Martin addresses the need for a change in culture.

Speeding can kill; more could be done to slow drivers down, study says

Story by Kristi King
January 15, 2019

D.C. ranks second for rate of fatal speed-related crashes, group says

GHSA's latest report on speeding highlights the role of Vision Zero concepts in reducing driver speed in a number of urban areas. Executive Director Jonathan Adkins addresses how these concepts are being applied and can be successful in Washington, D.C.

D.C. ranks second for rate of fatal speed-related crashes, group says

Story by Fredrick Kunkle
January 15, 2019

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