Pepco has powered up three new electric vehicle charging stations at the city’s Thomas Farm Community Center, 700 Fallsgrove Drive. The charging stations are part of a statewide initiative to combat air pollution and the effects of climate change and provide communities with new, cleaner transportation options. Drivers will be
Meters Accept Quarters Only; City Exploring Other Vendors MobileNOW!, the City of Rockville’s mobile parking payment app, ceased operations on May 18 and is no longer an option for parking payments at city-owned on-street meters.
The city has released its road paving schedule for late-May through July. Visit www.rockvillemd.gov/street-repairs to find updated paving schedules for Grandin Avenue, Edmonston and West Edmonston drives, Wootton Parkway, and Tower Oaks and Redland boulevards.
Rockville’s plan for meeting a goal of zero traffic-related deaths or serious injuries is moving ahead, with the Mayor and Council scheduled to adopt the city’s Vision Zero action plan on Monday, June 8. The plan includes steps to create safer streets through policies promoting improved design, traffic law enforcement
While there is a stay-at-home order in place, bicycle rides can still be one way of getting outdoors for exercise. With spring here, cycling, when done appropriately, is a great way to enjoy the weather and shake up your social distancing routine. Here are some helpful tips about keeping safe while
Drivers can learn how to stay driving for longer during a free “Staying Safe on the Roads” event cosponsored by the City of Rockville and Montgomery County. From 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Thursday, April 2 at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, attendees will explore ways to extend their time behind the
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
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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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