Upcoming Events

Program Updates

The Vision Zero Youth Ambassador Program

The Vision Zero Youth Ambassador Program gives Montgomery County, MD high-school students the opportunity to become road safety leaders in their community. This year's cohort is working on pedestrian safety projects for the community. Stay tuned to learn more.

Heads Up, Phones Down Video Contest

We are pleased to announce the winners of the Heads Up Phones Down video contest! Heads Up Phones Down Content (montgomerycountymd.gov)

Thanks to all who participated for making the contest a success. The contest re-opens to Montgomery County high school students in 2023.

Greenfest

The last annual GreenFest event was held at Brookside Gardens where hundreds of residents visited the MCDOT booth to learn more about what the department is doing to create an even more progressive, sustainable transportation system. Click to see more photos from the event.

Bike to School Day

Students, parents, teachers, administrators, and staff were all encouraged to bike to school on Wednesday, May 4th. We celebrated at Ritchie Park Elementary School in Rockville. Click to see more photos from the event.

2022 Pedestrian Safety Art Contest Winners Announced

We were very impressed by all the entries. Check out the winning entries Montgomery County, MD School Art Contest (montgomerycountymd.gov)

Take the Pledge for Safety

Pledge to be safe while walking, biking, or driving in and around Montgomery County.

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Programs and Projects

As an ongoing commitment to the safety of Montgomery County residents, the Montgomery County Department of Transportation administers a variety of pedestrian and traffic programs aimed at educating students, bikers, and residents of Montgomery County on the importance of transportation safety and awareness.

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Improving Safety in Montgomery County

By combining the three E's of pedestrian safety - Engineering, Education, and Enforcement - MCDOT is implementing engineering improvements on county roadways, public education campaigns, and targeted enforcement of traffic laws. These efforts have shown signs of reducing the frequency and severity of pedestrian collisions.

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How We Work with VisionZero

Vision Zero roadway safety program seeks to eliminate and reduce pedestrian-related collision and fatalities to zero (0), by 2030. The program focuses on introducing a safe systems approach to education and training, improving the engineering of infrastructure for high-injury area, maintenance of quick-action traffic incident response, traffic safety enforcement, and state policy safety plans.

 

 

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