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
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
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
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
The Mayor and Council have sent a letter to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority expressing their strong support for a study of the Rockville Metro Station, following notification in summer that money for the study was available through WMATA’s Project Development Program.
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
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
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
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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Appointment is currently Assistant City Manager to North Carolina City Angela Judge, an assistant city manager with Elizabeth City, North Carolina, and formerly with the City of Atlanta, Georgia, will be Rockville’s next deputy city manager, City Manager Rob DiSpirito
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