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
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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.
Community members are encouraged to apply to serve on the city’s newly established Community Policing Advisory Board. The board will provide recommendations to the Mayor and Council on how to support Rockville City Police Department programs, training, and professional development, and crime and safety initiatives. It will also meet with
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
Mushrooms, including poisonous mushrooms, are ubiquitous to this area of Maryland, including many Rockville parks. Additionally, there are several plants with toxic roots, stems or fruits (including berries). Consumption of any plant or fungi from a local park can be dangerous or even fatal. City of Rockville code prohibits the
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 the Rockville city limits where red-light cameras help
City to Join Great American SmokeoutNeed a date to stop smoking? How about Nov. 19? Rockville will take part in the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout on Thursday, Nov. 19 with a Mayor and Council proclamation to mark the day, and encourage smokers and vapers to drop the habit
Following incidents with a rabid coyote Friday in the City of Rockville, the Rockville City Police Department has issued the following safety tips and emergency contacts in the event of an encounter with a wild animal.
Parts of Civic Center Park and Croydon Creek Nature Center will be closed for portions of November to January to allow a pilot archery deer-culling program to take place in the John Hayes Memorial Forest (852 Avery Road) and surrounding parkland. The pilot will take place Nov. 21-29, Dec. 19-27
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Rockville’s Climate Action Plan should focus on reducing greenhouse gas, addressing racial equity and protecting future generations, respondents to a recent city survey said. The city received 525 responses to the Climate Action Plan survey conducted in late 2020. Highlights
The Mayor and Council will receive a report at their Monday, April 26 meeting on a recent managed deer culling pilot program, held in the John G. Hayes Forest Preserve. All told, 21 deer in total were culled without incident
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