Ever since its formation in 1749, the city of Alexandria has been home to a vibrant black population. A walk through the streets of Alexandria is a walk through America’s timeline of African-American history from colonial times to the Civil War to Civil Rights, and their contribution to shaping Alexandria and America as we know it.
Though most drivers stop for a pedestrian or bicyclist in the crosswalk but not all. Del. Kay Kory (D-38) partnered with Del. Ken Plum (D-36) has addressed the issue with House Bill 1705. That bill was among seven bills passed recently to increase the safety for pedestrians and bicyclists across the state.