Context Driven – Access and Mobility for all Users
The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) Context Guide is a planning and design resource offering practitioners guidelines focused on creating safe, accessible, and effective multi-modal transportation systems. MDOT SHA developed a unique set of six context zones based on the distinctive land use characteristics of Maryland communities. … Read More
This week’s “In Theory” section in The Washington Post is all about car-free cities. An article in Monday’s Washington Post declared that it is time to move on from the car century. A related article suggested that Americans are ditching their cars and moving toward multi-modal transit options, including walking, cycling, and transit. … Read More
The acting director of the Montgomery County Department of Transportation, Al Roshdieh, announced that, “the local road network is essentially built out” and MCDOT’s focus will turn towards walkability strategies and creating other forms of transit in the county.
Roshdieh spoke about MCDOT’s approach in an interview published by the county last week.… Read More