County Council Adopts Vision Zero to Reduce Traffic Deaths (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council unanimously adopted Vison Zero at this week’s meeting, and local leaders say they hope the state of Maryland will follow their lead. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke talked to local leaders and community members about why this initiative is so important.

Comienza Proyecto de $18 Milliones que Mejorará la Seguridad Vial en Jones Bridge Road

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La Administración de Carreteras del Departamento de Transporte del Estado de Maryland (MDOT SHA) anunció el martes que está comenzando un proyecto de  $18 millones, que mejorará la seguridad a lo largo de una porción de media milla de Jones Bridge Road en North Chevy Chase. “Este proyecto es parte del compromiso continuo de MDOT […]

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$18 Million Jones Bridge Road Safety Enhancement Project Begins in North Chevy Chase

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The Maryland State Department of Transportation Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is beginning an $18 million safety enhancement project along a half-mile portion of Jones Bridge Road in North Chevy Chase, the agency announced Tuesday. “This project is part of MDOT SHA’s ongoing commitment to the Vision Zero initiative to reduce traffic injuries and fatalities through […]

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Reunión Virtual Tratará el Tema de Seguridad Peatonal en Montgomery

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El concejal Evan Glass invita a los residentes del condado de Montgomery este sábado 23 de enero a las 10 a.m. a que se unan a una conferencia virtual del programa Vision Cero para discutir los esfuerzos del condado sobre seguridad en las calles para conductores y peatones. En 2020 hubieron 18 muertos y 501 […]

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2020 Fatal Collisions on Pace to Surpass 2019 Totals

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Montgomery County Police are concerned about the number of fatal collisions. So far in 2020, the number of such collisions and fatalities is almost equal to the totals for all of 2019 and there are almost nine weeks left in the year. According to police, there have been 32 fatal collisions with 34 victims so […]

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Assistant Police Chief Says Officers are Reluctant to Enforce Traffic Laws

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Montgomery County Assistant Police Chief Thomas Didone said racial concerns combined with a lack of concern for traffic safety have made officers reluctant to enforce traffic laws. “To be honest with you, the concerns about pretextual stops and concerns on racial profiling in the community, without the voice of Vision Zero, has them afraid to […]

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Council Approves Bill Limiting Sidewalk Closures

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On Tuesday the Montgomery County Council unanimously passed legislation aimed at limiting the closure of sidewalks in the county. The legislation limits the conditions under which sidewalks can be closed due to proximity to a construction site, according to a press release from the council.  The goal of the bill is to “increase pedestrian safety, […]

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Five Things to Know for March 11 in Montgomery County

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It’s Wednesday, March 11, and it’s National Promposal Day. To the teens out there who’ve been waiting for the right time to ask their classmates to prom in a really elaborate way, this is your day. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. School Board Meeting: Montgomery County Public Schools Board of […]

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Department of Transportation Hosts First Family Safety Day

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The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) has partnered with Montgomery County Public Schools and the Montgomery County Council of Parent Teacher Associations to host the county’s first ever free Safety Day. The goal of Safety Day is to promote road safety and encourage drivers, bicyclists and walkers to be safe and alert while on […]

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Muere Peatón Atropellado en White Oak

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Un peatón fue fatalmente atropellado por un automóvil en White Oak, el sábado por la noche, según un comunicado de prensa del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery. El hombre intentaba cruzar la avenida New Hampshire cuando fue golpeado por un Ford Transit 2019. La información específica sobre la colisión aún no se puede […]

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Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Car in White Oak

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A pedestrian was fatally struck by a car in White Oak on Saturday night, according to a press release from Montgomery County Department of Police. The man was attempting to cross New Hampshire Avenue when he was struck by a 2019 Ford Transit. Specific information about the collision can not yet be released until the […]

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About Grace Mottley

Grace Mottley is an intern for Montgomery Community Media. She studies at the University of Maryland, where she is majoring in multi-platform journalism.

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