pedestrian safety

February 24, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Car in White Oak

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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February 21, 2020 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Rules of the Road with Police Captain McBain

Cars, pedestrians and bikes are all sharing the roads, but can we do it safely? Host Pat Shoemaker discusses pedestrian safety with Captain McBain the Director of the Montgomery County Traffic Division. Captain McBain covers some of the rules of the road for crosswalks, pedestrians, cars, and bikes. A very important show to watch!

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February 11, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Pedestrian Safety, Capital Budget Top Agenda at Katz News Conference

Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz discussed pedestrian, bicycle, and traffic safety, the Council’s capital budget and Black History Month in his Monday news conference. Here is the news conference in its entirety.

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January 27, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County Council President Katz Holds First Press Conference

Sidney Katz held his first press conference as Council President on Monday. Topics of discussion included economic development, pedestrian safety, affordable senior housing and education. Here are a few highlights: The entire press conference may be watched, here. Katz says he plans to hold his press conferences twice a month.

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January 23, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Public safety issue at Great Seneca Highway and Orchard Ridge Road featured on Montgomery Community Media.

Albornoz Calls County Pedestrian Safety Issue a ‘Public Health Crisis’

It seems that every other day we read or hear about another pedestrian being hit by a vehicle in Montgomery County. Wednesday afternoon, two teenagers were struck in Wheaton in one incident. Councilmember Gabe Albornoz recently talked to MyMCMedia about this growing problem which can and often does prove deadly. He expressed great concern and […]

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January 22, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Two More Pedestrians Hit: Police Investigating Incident Involving Two Teens

Montgomery County Police are investigating a pedestrian accident involving two people on Georgia Avenue near Hathaway Drive in Wheaton that happened around 4:30 p.m. Police have confirmed that the two female pedestrians are high school aged, and have been transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The striking vehicle remained on the scene. Georgia […]

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January 16, 2020 | Cindy Peña

Second Pedestrian Fatality of 2020 Being Investigated

It’s only two weeks into the new year and already two Montgomery County residents have died after being struck by cars on county streets. Montgomery County police are still investigating a fatal pedestrian accident that took place on Rockville Pike around 8:40 pm on Wednesday, January 15th. Police say 28 year old Adam Moche Aseraph […]

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January 7, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Man Struck and Killed Crossing Georgia Avenue in Aspen Hill

A pedestrian was struck and killed in Montgomery County around 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 6 at the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Aspen Hill Road. Police released a statement about the incident noting that Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal collision. According to the Montgomery County Police Department, the preliminary investigation revealed that […]

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November 21, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Nov. 21 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Nov. 21 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Annual Rockville Turkey Trot: Stay fit this holiday season by joining a mile through Woodley Gardens neighborhood. For those that want to burn off some extra calories, join for a second mile. Please bring a canned food item to support […]

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November 4, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

County’s Campaign Aims to Alert Drivers, Pedestrians and Bicyclists About Decreased Daylight

Montgomery County officials have launched what they call one of the most aggressive campaigns in County history. The campaign is aimed towards making drivers, pedestrians, and bicyclists aware of the added perils that come with time changes and decreased hours of afternoon daylight. “Be Safe, Be Seen” includes 20 events as part of the one-month […]

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