Ongoing improvements to West Edmonston Drive seek to improve pedestrian safety and address community concerns about speeding along the road. In May and June, the city’s Department of Public Works completed six new crosswalks along West Edmonston (two each at Carter Road and Ritchie Parkway and one each at Curtis
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 increases that bring fines in the City of Rockville in line with those of neighboring jurisdictions. The following three violations are now subject
The Rockville and Shady Grove Metro stations are schedule to be closed from Sept. 11-Dec. 4 for reconstruction and repairs to the canopies over the platforms at those stations. During construction, Metro’s Red Line will terminate at the Twinbrook station. Free shuttle bus service will operate in both directions between
The City of Rockville will hold a third and final virtual public meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 14, on whether to continue street closures in Town Center for outdoor dining. Options under discussion during that meeting will include: whether to continue the street closures year-round; the potential use of heated tents; closing
Road Closure to Continue Through October for Safety and Access Improvements As students return to school and traffic ramps up again, commuters are reminded that a portion of Baltimore Road remains closed as construction continues to ultimately improve safety and access along the road. City staff and the city’s contractor notified Montgomery County
A portion of Mt. Vernon Place is scheduled to close for four months, beginning in September, as part of thecity’s improvements to the Mt. Vernon stormwater management facility.
This article has been updated to reflect a schedule change, to Monday, Aug. 23, for relocating bus stops at the Rockville Metro station. The pedestrian bridge linking Rockville Town Center and the Rockville Metro station over Rockville Pike will reopen on Monday, Aug. 16 following a 14-month closure and more
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 increases that bring fines in the City of Rockville in
The Washington Council of Governments Transportation Planning Board in June removed Gov. Larry Hogan’s toll lane plans for I-495 and I-270 from a list of projects to be included in the required air quality analysis of the region’s long-range transportation improvement plan. The removal leaves the plan for toll lanes
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
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Tyree Davis IV joined the City of Rockville in May to help further the Mayor and Council’s priorities of establishing equity and inclusion as shared values throughout the community and the City of Rockville organization. Davis’ formal title is “Advisor
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