City contractors recently completed construction of a shared-use path near Rockville High School and are turning their attention to sidewalk installation on Baltimore Road and Broadwood Drive as work continues along the corridor between Rockville Town Center and the city’s east side. In late fall, contractors finished installing a pervious,
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Rockville is a great place to get around by all modes of transportation. People may drive to a park, bike to work, or walk or roll to a store. Drivers who are aware of people walking, rolling and bicycling can make traveling safer for everyone. Here are a few tips
When winter weather strikes, turn to the city’s website at www.rockvillemd.gov. Closure and snow emergency information will be available on the website, as well as through Facebook and Twitter, and by signing up for Alert Rockville notifications at www.rockvillemd.gov/alerts. City crews treat and plow roads in priority order. First are
The state of Maryland recently awarded Rockville several grants for projects beginning in 2023 to improve mobility and safety for pedestrian and bicyclists.
Whether walking or bicycle riding, Rockville’s sidewalks are for pedestrians and bicyclists alike.People riding bicycles in Rockville are permitted to ride on the sidewalk, provided they yield to people walking on the sidewalk.
With the first section of roadway resurfacing on Baltimore Road complete, construction of a shared-use path near Rockville High School is next up as work continues along the corridor between Rockville Town Center and the city’s east side. Earlier this fall, city contractors completed paving Baltimore Road between First Street
Smart parking meters that allow motorists to pay by multiple methods and are environmentally friendly are debuting this fall in two Rockville neighborhoods. The City of Rockville has teamed up with IPS Group to replace 300 parking meters in Town Center and Twinbrook with the new smart meters.
The Rockville Pedestrian Advocacy Committee hosted a short walk and roll tour for “Walktober” on Oct. 6, highlighting pedestrian safety on Rockville’s streets. Rockville 11 takes you there on the city’s YouTube channel. For more information about RPAC, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/rpac. The end of daylight saving time on Sunday, Nov. 6,
City Pairs Helpers with Seniors Each winter, the Rockville Senior Center looks for ways to help older Rockville residents with snow removal. If you’re handy with a shovel and don’t mind digging out an extra driveway or clearing a walkway or two, you can sign up and volunteer for the
Mt. Vernon Place Has Reopened to Traffic With the arrival of the fall planting season in September, city contractors began landscaping as the final phase of improvements to the Mt. Vernon stormwater management facility. Mt. Vernon Place reopened to through traffic in late August after city contractors replaced a culvert
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Rockville’s community warmth and holiday spirit were on display during the 2022 Holiday Drive, with 223 donors donating $40,829 in cash to families and people in need throughout November and December. This was the first year the Holiday Drive returned
In a continuing effort to reduce the number of speeding vehicles in Rockville neighborhoods, the Rockville City Police Department will begin deployment this month of speed monitoring systems in the 900 block of Veirs Mill Road, near the intersection with
Public Hearing Notification: Hearing on Voting Age, Vote on Mayor and Council Size Are On the Agenda for February
Rockville’s Mayor and Council will consider in February several recommendations from the city’s Charter Review Commission that could change the city’s voting age, the size of Mayor and Council and other elements of city elections.
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