Cars regularly exceed the speed limit on the whole stretch of 6th between Rhode Island and NY Ave.
This is a major public health hazard.
Please do something to reduce the incidence of speeding here (the Federal Highway Administration has many guides on the subject).
Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2C will address this issue with DDOT.
Changing the road pattern to something that looks like the 1600 block of 11th street would be ideal. Angled back in parking with dedicated left turn lanes and one travel lane in each direction with timed traffic signals could move the same volume of traffic much more safely, without the dangerous "rally car" type behavior that is constant on 6th st now. This section of Shaw is a residential neighborhood and the road should reflect this.
Cars routinely speed turning onto 6th from Rhode Island Ave. I was almost hit head on trying to turn into the alley on 6th about 45 mins ago.
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