Construction on a project to improve safety and access along Baltimore Road, a major east-west connection between the city’s east side and Rockville Town Center, is expected to begin later this winter. The project will improve convenience, accessibility and safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists, including pedestrian safety measures at
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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
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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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