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Explore Rockville by Bike, With Friends

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

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Rockville Station Study Moves Ahead

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

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City to Install Bike Lanes on Both Sides of Maryland Avenue

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

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Portion of Baltimore Road to Close Until October

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

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Bike to Work Day Returns in May

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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(Road) Signs of Spring: Baltimore Road Construction Commences

Early spring brought early stages of construction to Baltimore Road, as the city’s contractor began the project to make the east-west connection from Rockville Town Center to the city’s east side more convenient, safe and accessible for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists. In March, a land surveyor staked out the project,

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Celebrate the Fourth Safely

The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate. But leave the fireworks to the professionals. The city reminds residents that the private use and possession of fireworks, including sparklers, is illegal in Maryland and carries a $500 fine. Fireworks

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Mini Mayor, Big Day

Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton and city staff welcomed Mithran Karthic (pictured here with Mayor Newton), winner of the “If I Were Mayor…” essay contest, to Rockville City Hall on June 6. Mithran, a fourth-grader at College Gardens Elementary School, earned

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