Regional growth has meant more people from more places driving, riding, and walking more miles in metropolitan Washington than ever before. Tourists and newcomers may also be unfamiliar with local traffic rules and dangers. Street design, motorist behavior, and pedestrian and bicyclist behavior must allow all to remain safe from harm.
Keeping transportation users safe is a top goal of the TPB. The Safety Element of the CLRP summarize the priorities, goals, countermeasures, or projects that address regional safety issues.