New Southwest DC art murals aim to make traffic safer

The intersection of 4th and I streets in Southwest D.C., where cars, bicyclists and pedestrians converge, is now adorned with four art murals.

Officials hope the vivid displays of blue ripples that border the bike lane will grab the attention of drivers and pedestrians, and ultimately lead to safer travel through the area.

“This is just that moment of looking to the side and kind of resetting where you are,” said Steve Moore, executive director of the Southwest Business Improvement District (SWBID) .Jeff Marootian, director of the D.C. Department of Transportation, said the hope is the calming effect of the murals […]


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