With nearly 35 miles of shared-use paths, 4 miles of bike lanes, and 3 miles of roads with sharrows, the City of Rockville is striving to create, maintain and improve its safe, well-connected network for bicycling in the city.To do this, the city continues to pursue and receive monetary grants
Tuesday evening bike rides are back. The Rockville Bicycle Advisory Committee leads casual neighborhood rides of about one hour on Tuesdays throughout the summer. Routes are on paved, shared-use paths, some sidewalks and some short sections of quiet streets. The group rides at the pace of the slowest rider, so
A study by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority of Rockville Station is moving ahead. The Mayor and Council were briefed in June on results of two community visioning workshops held in May, and provided feedback that will guide next steps in the study. The project is sponsored by WMATA
The city is planning to install bike lanes in late summer in both directions on Maryland Avenue between South Washington Street and Great Falls Road. To create the bike lanes, the city will resurface Maryland Avenue, remark the pavement and install bike lane signage. The new markings will remove one
The Rockville and Shady Grove Metro stations are scheduled to be closed from Sept. 11-Dec. 4 for reconstruction and repairs to canopies over platforms at those stations. During construction, free shuttle bus service will be provided in both directions to and from those Red Line stations. Metro is scheduled to
Closure is Part of City’s Ongoing Improvement Project A portion of Baltimore Road will be closed to vehicles and pedestrians beginning on or about Wednesday, June 23, and continuing for the next several months as part of a city project to improve safety and access along the corridor between Rockville
Rockville’s Mayor and Council will participate in a rally on Tuesday, June 8 against the state project to add toll lanes to interstates 270 and 495 between the American Legion Bridge and Frederick. The Rally to Stop the P3 Boondoggle, to be held at noon at First Baptist Church of
Transportation — including how to improve the experience for pedestrians, bicyclists and transit users — will be the subject of the Mayor and Council’s Thursday, June 10 special meeting, as discussion of the Rockville 2040 Comprehensive Plan draft continues.
Rockville’s Mayor and Council are calling on state Comptroller Peter Franchot to vote against the state project to add toll lanes to interstates 270 and 495 between the American Legion Bridge and Frederick.
Trade your gas pedal for bicycle pedals on Bike to Work Day, Friday, May 21. The Montgomery County Department of Transportation, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments and Washington Area Bicyclist Association will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Bike To Work Day with a free T-shirt for the first 15,000 people
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After close to seven decades of service to the Rockville community, an iconic city employee and City Hall fixture is finally calling it quits. Elaine Crutchfield Hebron, affectionally known among staff and the local community as “Ms. Elaine,” retired in
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