The Council will hold a briefing on pedestrian and bicycle safety and the implementation of the County’s Vision Zero plan during its afternoon meeting on Tuesday, January 28 at the Council Office Building in Rockville (100 Md. Ave.). The Council meeting will include representatives from the Maryland State Highway Administration, Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation, the Montgomery County Police Department, Montgomery County Park and Planning, and Montgomery County Public Schools. Vision Zero is a multi-national road traffic safety project that aims to achieve a highway system with no fatalities or serious injuries involving road traffic.
The Council is also planning a Vision Zero town hall meeting on pedestrian and bicycle safety issues on Sunday, February 9 at 2 p.m. in Wheaton to hear directly from residents about the safety issues they are encountering on roadways and sidewalks and in crosswalks located in Montgomery County.