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February 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Muere Peatón Atropellado en White Oak

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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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 13, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Cuarto Peatón Muere en Montgomery, en lo que va del Año

Un peatón fue atropellado por un automóvil y murió el miércoles, en Montgomery Village. Oficiales del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery (MCPD) respondieron a la colisión, alrededor de las 7:05 p.m. en Midcounty Highway en Pier Point Place. Según el comunicado de prensa, un automóvil viajaba hacia el sur sobre la carretera cuando […]

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February 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Fourth Pedestrian Killed This Year in Montgomery County

A pedestrian was hit by a car and killed Wednesday in Montgomery Village.  Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers responded to the collision around 7:05 p.m. at Midcounty Highway at Pier Point Place. According to a press release, a car was traveling south on the highway when it hit an adult male crossing the highway […]

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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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February 11, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Three Pedestrians Struck in Separate Incidents in Silver Spring, Rockville

Three pedestrians were struck Tuesday in Montgomery County.  The first incident occurred close to 6 a.m. this morning, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer’s Twitter account. A person was struck on Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road in Silver Spring, and had non-life threatening injuries.  The second incident was […]

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February 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Council President Katz Sees Walkable Communities As Top Priority

Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz met with media today to talk about pressing issues for the council. He discussed the pedestrian, bicycle and traffic safety town hall that took place at Wheaton High School on Sunday. About 200 people attended the town hall to suggest ways to reduce pedestrian and bicycle accidents in the […]

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February 6, 2020 | Staff Writer

County Council Hosts Town Hall on Pedestrian, Bicycle and Traffic Safety Sunday

The Montgomery County Council will host a pedestrian, bicycle and traffic safety town hall meeting on Sunday, Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. at Wheaton High School in Silver Spring. So far in 2020, there have been three pedestrian deaths in the County, and two of these deaths occurred on Maryland Route 355 (Rockville Pike). In […]

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February 6, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Oportunidad para Discutir Sobre Seguridad Peatonal

El Concejo del Condado de Montgomery organizará una reunión comunitaria para los residentes del condado con el fin de discutir el tema de seguridad peatonal. La reunión se llevará a cabo el domingo 9 de febrero a las 2 p.m. en Wheaton High School ubicado en el 12401 Dalewood Drive, en Silver Spring. El Concejo […]

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January 28, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Elrich Announces Next Steps in Vision Zero Initiative

In a effort to prevent severe and fatal traffic-related accidents, the Vision Zero initiative has been put in place. The goal is to eliminate severe and fatal collisions by 2030 throughout the county by using an Action Plan that is geared toward keeping pedestrians, bicyclists and drivers safe. During a press conference on Monday, Montgomery […]

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