Originally Posted by Efthreeoh
Where? I'd bet it was added after the law in DC was passed. Sorry, used to be a courier in the '80s and went to school downtown in the '70s; no mid-block crosswalks.
There weren't speed bumps in MD either and a section of Georgia Ave. was still unpaved near the Howard-Carroll line - but times have changed. Now both DC and suburban MD feature varius "traffic calming" measures such as mid block stop signs (Oregon Ave., Nebraska Ave, etc.), mid block traffic lights (Kansas Ave., IIRC), mid block pedestrian crossings (Arcola Ave.), speed bumps (Sligo Creek Parway and many, many others) and curb escursions/choke-outs (Kemp Mill Rd.) etc., etc...