ADIn December, she began her daily commute: Florida Avenue NE, south down Fourth Street, a bike lane all the way.
A month later, another bicyclist was injured in a bike lane on 15th Street NW, where the lane is broken up by alleyways.
Despite such shortcomings, the D.C. Department of Transportation relies primarily on police crash reports to gauge safety and to direct its work.
It found that police-reported crash data missed 20 percent to 30 percent of pedestrian and cyclist traumatic injuries.
Registry reports more than 300 pedestrians reported to D.C. trauma centers, 250 specifically injured by motor vehicles.

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