Vision Zero is a strategy to eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries, while increasing safe, healthy, fair mobility for all. Vision Zero is a strategy for a safer community. Sets a goal of reducing, and eventually eliminating, traffic-related deaths or serious injuries. Recognizes that people make mistakes and crashes
Maryland General Assembly’s 90-Day Session Begins Jan. 13 Rockville’s 2021 state legislative priorities include education funding, opposition to the state’s plan to widen Interstate 270, a noise barrier, combating climate change, an independent congressional redistricting commission and more. The 2021 state legislative session runs from Jan. 13-April 12 in Annapolis.
Rockville will have a new option for traveling one of the city’s busiest corridors with the arrival of a 7-mile, premium, branded, limited-stop bus rapid transit service along Veirs Mill Road. The project, which is in the planning stages, will improve transit travel time and connect a significant number of
The pedestrian bridge linking Rockville Town Center and the Rockville Metro Station over Rockville Pike is expected to reopen late next summer following repairs. Metro closed the bridge June 17 due to safety concerns after glass panels in the bridge shattered.
The City of Rockville is taking steps to make sure drivers know the right way to make a right turn after stopping at a red light. The city is posting “Right Turn Yield on Red After Stop” signs at 10 intersections within Rockville city limits where red-light cameras help enforce
An environmental study of the state project to widen interstates 270 and 495 between the American Legion Bridge and Frederick with toll lanes is “severely flawed,” the Mayor and Council stated in a letter to the Maryland Department of Transportation.
Letter Details City Concerns About Potential Harm to Homes, How the Pandemic Will Impact Travel Demand An environmental study of the state project to widen interstates 270 and 495 between the American Legion Bridge and Frederick with toll lanes is “severely flawed,” the Mayor and Council said in a letter
Two projects completed in the summer added sidewalks to busy roads in the city’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. One project installed approximately 1,700 linear feet of 5-foot-wide sidewalk, including some pervious concrete for stormwater management, to the southside of Southlawn Lane between Lofstrand Lane and East Gude Drive. Constructed at a
The Mayor and Council are scheduled at their Monday, Oct. 19 meeting to review a scope of work for a study of the Rockville Metro station that will be conducted by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.
The I-495 and I-270 Managed Lanes Study Draft Environmental Impact Statement, released in July, is available for public comment through Monday, Nov. 9, after the state in late August extended the comment period by 30 days to allow the public and agencies more time to review the lengthy document.
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Rockville’s community warmth and holiday spirit were on display during the 2022 Holiday Drive, with 223 donors donating $40,829 in cash to families and people in need throughout November and December. This was the first year the Holiday Drive returned
In a continuing effort to reduce the number of speeding vehicles in Rockville neighborhoods, the Rockville City Police Department will begin deployment this month of speed monitoring systems in the 900 block of Veirs Mill Road, near the intersection with
Public Hearing Notification: Hearing on Voting Age, Vote on Mayor and Council Size Are On the Agenda for February
Rockville’s Mayor and Council will consider in February several recommendations from the city’s Charter Review Commission that could change the city’s voting age, the size of Mayor and Council and other elements of city elections.
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