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
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.
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Join the City of Rockville for the city’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. The celebration will be held from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13 at Rockville High School, 2100 Baltimore Road.
Rockville will honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy as the city holds its 52nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration with a ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 13, and a week of service activities.
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