May 2022 events

Below are events happening in May 2022.

DC Families for Safe Streets Monthly Meeting

Monday, May 9 from 7:30pm to 8:30pm via Zoom

Join us for our monthly meeting on Zoom. Agenda TBA.

Contact us at DCFamiliesForSafeStreets [at] for the Zoom link.

Ride of Silence in DC

Wednesday, May 18 at 7pm starting at Freedom Plaza

Join cyclists worldwide in a silent slow-paced Ride of Silence in honor of those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways.

Meet at Freedom Plaza, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave NW across from the Wilson Building. Ride past the Capitol to Navy Yard and end in front of the DDOT and USDOT HQs. See the tentative route.

If possible, please wear white, red if you would like to signify you were hit or a family member injured or killed while riding.

Updates and optional RSVPs via Facebook.

ADVOCACY OPPORTUNITY: Support Recently Introduced Legislation

Before close of business on Thursday, May 19

The DC Council’s Committee on Transportation and the Environment held a public hearing on Thursday, May 5 on the following legislation:

  • B24-673, the Safer Intersections Amendment Act of 2022
  • B24-674, the Upgrading Tactical Safety Projects Amendment Act of 2022

Read WABA’s recap of the bills here. The public record will close at the end of the business day on Thursday, May 19. And read the full instructions on how to submit your written testimony. Feel free to email us directly if you need assistance or moral support.

GWU Hospital: Virtual Trauma Survivors Group

Thursday, May 19 from 6:30pm to 8pm via Zoom

This virtual meeting hosted by the George Washington University Hospital is open to all trauma survivors, family members and loved ones. It is a space where people can connect with other people who have experienced similar circumstances.

Contact us at DCFamiliesForSafeStreets [at] for the Zoom link.

FSS Cross-Country Support Community Meeting: Gathering our words – FSS Therapeutic Writing Workshop

Monday, May 23 from 7pm to 8:15pm via Zoom

If you have lost a loved one or been injured (or care for someone who was) in a traffic crash, please join us for a facilitated workshop as we explore writing as a powerful tool for processing. Not a writer? This evening is meant for you! No writing experience necessary and exercises can be done in whatever language (or artform) you prefer. Appropriate whether your crash was recent or long ago. Please bring a pen and paper, typewriter, computer or even a sketchbook.

RSVP for login details and view the Facebook event