As the title of the post says, one of the wonderful opportunities of the many marches and protests is that they create car-free days in Washington, DC. I have been proudly #carfreeDC ever since I came here, and that’s also been wonderful.
There’s pretty good research showing that what used create a sense of freedom, owning a car, has now flipped – the freedom comes from not owning one.
And, Washington, DC is nation leading in being car-free. Statistics in this post from 2015
Less people in cars means less crashes and fatalities (learn more @DCVisionZero). Yet another aspect of society where the future is born (here).