New Campaign Warns Drivers, Pedestrians, and Bicyclists to Exercise Caution
In April, the Washington Metropolitan Council of Governments kicked of its Spring Street Smart campaign, offering safety tips to prevent pedestrian and bicyclist deaths and injuries in the DC metro area. Click here to read more.
Pedestrian Safety Efforts Launched at Seneca Valley High School
An assembly on the morning of April 11 marked the beginning of a pedestrian safety education and enforcement campaign at Seneca Valley High School in Germantown. Click here to read more...
School Pedestrian Safety Training Underway
MCDOT’s Safe Routes to School Coordinator recently gave a pedestrian safety presentation to 120 middle school student leaders from 22 County schools.. See more…
Leggett Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary of His Pedestrian Safety Initiative; Efforts are Reducing Collisions and Saving Lives
On December 17, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett celebrated the five-year anniversary of his December 2007 Pedestrian Safety Initiative, which for the first time provided a blueprint for action to improve pedestrian safety based on measurable strategies. Since 2009, pedestrian collisions have decreased 12 percent and the most severe collisions, those where pedestrians are incapacitated or killed, has declined 21 percent. More...
Volunteers Wanted - Join Our Pedestrian Safety Volunteer Brigade!
Over the past several months, the Department of Transportation (MCDOT) and Police Department (MCPD), in coordination with the Maryland Highway Safety Office (MHSO), have been working with several members of the Wheaton community who are interested in participating in pedestrian safety outreach efforts. More...
County Releases PRSA Report for Colesville Road High Incidence Area (HIA)HIAs are areas of the County that have been identified through crash data analysis to have the highest densities of pedestrian collisions. The report summarizes crash data, field observations, and suggested safety improvements along segments of Colesville Road (US 29) between Fenton Street and North Noyes Drive. More...
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