The Post has more, but there are few details of what exactly happened. This was a private garbage truck, not DC’s. What will it take to make our streets safer? If we do something, will the Post call it a “war on garbage trucks”? Update: her name was Alice Swanson.

David Alpert is Founder and President of Greater Greater Washington and Executive Director of DC Sustainable Transportation (DCST). He worked as a Product Manager for Google for six years and has lived in the Boston, San Francisco, and New York metro areas in addition to Washington, DC. He lives with his wife and two children in Dupont Circle. Unless otherwise noted, opinions in his GGWash posts are his and not the official views of GGWash or DCST.