Today, Washington, D.C. is participating in its annual Car Free Day. This may seem like nothing new to D.C. residents as each day, D.C. gets closer to making every day car free. “Between 2010 and 2012, the number of car-free households in the District of Columbia grew by 12,612—fully 88% of new households citywide.” And this movement towards a car free D.C. is still continuing.
As the number of transit-oriented residential developments keep increasing, the number of people using cars are decreasing. Transited-oriented developments continues to position D.C. towards a healthier, sustainable environment. Read more about a future car-free D.C. here.