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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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January 17, 2020 | Cindy Peña

Elrich Reacts to Third Pedestrian Fatality in 2020

Only two weeks into the new year and already three people have died in pedestrian-related collisions on Montgomery County roads. The latest happened on Rockville Pike, near Wootton Parkway, around 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 16. This incident came 24 hours after a pedestrian was hit and killed on Rockville Pike Wednesday night. These pedestrian […]

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January 8, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Jawando Promueve Seguridad Peatonal y Vial entre Jóvenes

El concejal del condado de Montgomery Will Jawando está organizando un evento especial como parte de la iniciativa “Driving It Home” con el fin de promover una conducción segura tras el volante, la seguridad de los peatones y los ciclistas. El evento se llevará a cabo el jueves 9 de enero a las 9:15 a.m.en […]

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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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December 11, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejal Glass Invita a Foro Comunitario “Visión Cero”

Únase al concejal Evan Glass el sábado 14 de diciembre a las 10:00 a.m., en las oficinas del Concejo 100 Maryland Ave. en Rockville, para discutir sobre los esfuerzos de mantener las calles seguras para los peatones, ciclistas y conductores. Los líderes del Departamento de Transporte, la Administración de Carreteras del Estado y otras agencias […]

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December 10, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Mujer Fallece Tras ser Atropellada por Camión de Correo

Un camión de correos atropelló y dejó sin vida a una mujer alrededor de las 6:46 p.m. del día lunes. La víctima fue atropellada mientras intentaba cruzar la University Boulevard dirección oeste, según un comunicado de la policía del condado de Montgomery. El camión de correo, Chevrolet USPS de 1990, estaba siendo  conducido por Thanh […]

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December 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

Woman Struck, Killed by Mail Truck on University Boulevard

A mail truck struck and killed a woman about 6:46 p.m. Monday trying to cross University Boulevard West, a Montgomery County police statement said. The mail truck, a 1990 Chevrolet USPS mail truck, was driven by Thanh Van Cao, 57, of Gaithersburg, police said. He was traveling westbound on University Boulevard when the truck hit […]

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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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