According to City Lab, here are some traffic myths that just refuse to die.
The most enduring popular traffic myth holds that building more roads always leads to less congestion. Instead it causes induced demand so that that building more road eventually (if not always immediately) leads to more traffic, not less.
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In an effort to place focus on pedestrian safety, MCPD will be conducting a number of traffic enforcement operations at locations with marked crosswalks and areas that have been identified as pedestrian High Incidence Areas (HIAs) – areas with more pedestrian collisions. During this enforcement, police will be issuing citations to both drivers and pedestrians who are in violation of the law.
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Are you 55+ years old? Montgomery County would like to hear your opinion about age friendliness in Montgomery County so that they can make the County an even better place to live as we age. You can take the survey by clicking here.
Several years ago, the County collected information from hundreds of County residents regarding services for seniors. Based on that feedback, they’ve been developing and promoting new transportation options, neighborhood villages, sports, fitness and dance programs, volunteer opportunities, housing options, educational programs, activities at senior and recreation centers, nutrition services, library programs, cultural outings, caregiver support and much more.…
Why did you choose the Pike District/White Flint area? The many restaurants? The gyms to burn off the calories from all those delicious meals? The diverse stores full of unique and useful goods? The ability to walk to metro? The gorgeous apartments, townhouses, and houses? The fun parks and excellent schools?…
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Welcome news for Walter Johnston cluster schools, which are universally overcrowded, from MCPS interim superintendent Larry Bowers.
The Walter Johnson Cluster has experienced large enrollment increases during the past eight years, primarily driven by the sale of homes to younger families. Also, new development in the cluster has played a role, although by a significantly smaller amount than demographic changes in existing communities.
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North Bethesda Market invites you to participate in a great fundraising event that they’re holding on September 5th. North Bethesda Markets is doing a 9/11Memorial Stair Climb event to honor the brave first responders who perished in the World Trade Center on 9/11, and they’d love to get active participation from the community.…
Mark you calendar in bright red because there’s no way you will want to miss the last Grill Night of the summer on Tuesday, August 18th. The Crimestoppers will once again rock, the fire pit will melt your marshmallows so you can make s’mores, and hot grills will await your burgers, hot dogs, or portobellos.…