Category: Transportation

Steps to Pedestrian Safety: Enforcement and Upgrades

The city’s ongoing efforts to increase safety on city streets included, in recent weeks, a focus on street crossings, with increased police enforcement at crosswalks and improved signals and flashing beacons. Enforcement EffortsThe Rockville City Police Department conducts special traffic and pedestrian enforcement operations to address safety issues and community

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Sign On for Sidewalks

City’s Prioritization Policy Allows Residents to Petition for New Paths Know a neighborhood that could use a sidewalk? The city created a Sidewalk Prioritization Policy to address missing sidewalks in Rockville and the costs associated with constructing them. The policy helps determine if, and in what order, the city constructs

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Enforcement and Education Are Focus of Strategy for Safer Streets

Rockville is continuing its push for safer city streets for all with renewed enforcement and education efforts. The Rockville City Police Department began the new year by redeploying patrol officers to traffic patrol and focusing enforcement efforts on high-incident areas. A map of bicycle and pedestrian crashes from 2017-2019, presented

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City Opposes I-270 Widening

The Mayor and Council continued efforts in January to oppose a state project to widen interstates 270 and 495 over the American Legion Bridge with toll lanes, as a state board approved the project.

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See a Pedestrian Safety Issue? Report a Concern

Notice a perilous intersection, problematic path or malfunctioning pedestrian signal? Tell us about it! Whatever the issue, the best way to report it is online. Visit www.rockvillemd.gov, scroll to the bottom of the page and select “Report a concern.” You’ll be taken to a web form where you can describe

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Mayor and Council Discuss Strategy for Safer Streets

Rockville is honing its pedestrian safety efforts with an emphasis on engineering to create safer streets, enforcement of traffic laws, and education to raise awareness of safe practices while driving, walking or biking. City staff briefed the Mayor and Council on these efforts during their meeting on Dec. 16. The

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Snow and Tell: How the City Helps Residents 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. City crews treat

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Eyes Up Rockville: Stay Alert When You Drive and Walk

Traveling in winter, with snow, ice and precious little daylight, can be treacherous for pedestrians and motorists alike. The Mayor and Council will discuss pedestrian safety in Rockville during their meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16. Last year, the Mayor and Council endorsed Vision Zero, setting a goal of

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SHA to Host Workshops on Section of I-270

The State Highway Administration will host a series of public workshops in Frederick and Montgomery counties in mid-November to provide an overview of plans for Interstate 270 between interstates 370 and 70. The workshops will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. as follows: Tuesday, Nov. 12 at Clarksburg High School, 22500

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