Do you use a cut-through to get to your destination faster? If so, the Planning Board wants to hear about it. Use their new online pedestrian shortcut map to tell them! Your feedback will help them make recommendations for the Pedestrian Master Plan. We know there are lots of them in the White Flint area.…Read More
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Join Friends of White Flint and other organizations on Saturday, February 8 at 2:15 pm at Federal Plaza along Rockville Pike to rally for safe streets and remember Michael Gamboa who tragically dies crossing Rockville Pike.
Planning Board approves funding of the Predictive Safety Analysis project as part of the department’s commitment to Vision Zero
The Montgomery County Planning Department presented its Vision Zero work plan to the Planning Board at their January 23 meeting and received approval to fund and launch their Predictive Safety Analysis project.…Read More
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.…Read More
In an article “Suburbs try Vision Zero to Protect walkers and cyclists on roads designed for vehicles” in The Washington Post, Friends of White Flint executive director was quoted.
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Amy Ginsburg, the executive director of Friends of White Flint, said she was frustrated that it took more than nine months for the Maryland State Highway Administration to recently repaint crosswalks in the North Bethesda area.
The County has just released its Vision Zero Two Year Action Plan. According to the Plan, “the status quo on our roads in Montgomery County and across the United States is unacceptable. The United States is an outlier for traffic fatalities compared to other wealthy countries. On average, more than 35 people lost their lives and 400 were severely injured on roads in Montgomery County, Maryland, annually between 2012 and 2016.…Read More