Category: Public Safety

What is Vision Zero?

Vision Zero is a strategy to eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries, while increasing safe, healthy, fair mobility for all. Vision Zero is a strategy for a safer community. Sets a goal of reducing, and eventually eliminating, traffic-related deaths or serious injuries. Recognizes that people make mistakes and crashes

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It’s Snow Time!: How to Be In-the-Know About Snow

Quick Links, Facts and Phone Numbers 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 (www.facebook.com/cityofrockville) and Twitter (@rockville411), and by signing up for Alert Rockville notifications at www.rockvillemd.gov/alerts.

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Rockville Seeks Members for Community Policing Board

Community members are encouraged to apply to serve on the city’s newly established Community Policing Advisory Board. The board will provide recommendations to the Mayor and Council on how to support Rockville City Police Department programs, training, and professional development, and crime and safety initiatives. It will also meet with

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Rockville Metro Pedestrian Bridge Repairs Underway

The pedestrian bridge linking Rockville Town Center and the Rockville Metro Station over Rockville Pike is expected to reopen late next summer following repairs. Metro closed the bridge June 17 due to safety concerns after glass panels in the bridge shattered.

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Watch Out for Poisonous Mushrooms and Vegetation in Rockville Parks

Mushrooms, including poisonous mushrooms, are ubiquitous to this area of Maryland, including many Rockville parks. Additionally, there are several plants with toxic roots, stems or fruits (including berries). Consumption of any plant or fungi from a local park can be dangerous or even fatal. City of Rockville code prohibits the

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Make No Smoking a Reality in Rockville

City to Join Great American SmokeoutNeed a date to stop smoking? How about Nov. 19? Rockville will take part in the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout on Thursday, Nov. 19 with a Mayor and Council proclamation to mark the day, and encourage smokers and vapers to drop the habit

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Most Recent Articles

Mayor and Council Approve Increases to Parking Fines

Increase Fines for Parking Near Fire Hydrants, in Fire Lanes and Handicap Spaces Motorists could face significantly higher fines for illegally parking near fire hydrants, in fire lanes or in designated handicap parking spaces after the Mayor and Council approved

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Comp Plan Discussion Continues

Adoption Planned for Early August The Mayor and Council are continuing to discuss parts of the Rockville 2040 Comprehensive Plan, leading up to its possible adoption in August.

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