The Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee
Montgomery County is looking for a few good men and women to advise the county on how to make our streets safer for pedestrians and bicyclists. The Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee currently has two vacancies for new members, including one position as the committee’s designated bicycle advocate. Help make a difference for your community. Apply today to become a member of this important committee. Applicants may click here to apply. For more information about the committee and the work it does click here - - or review meeting summaries by clicking here.
Heads Up in Parking Lots
In 2012, there were 423 reported pedestrian collisions in Montgomery County. Of these collisions, 125, or about 30 percent, occurred in parking lots and garages – a 39 percent increase in one year and the third consecutive year that collisions in parking lots increased. Visit Parking Lot Safety.
County Launches Pedestrian Safety High School Education Program
This year, MCDOT launched the Walk Your Way Grant Project to educate high school students about the importance of pedestrian safety. Through the Walk Your Way Grant Project, the County awarded grants to teams of high school students for the creation, design and implementation of a pedestrian safety education program at their high school. These projects will be implemented this Spring and a high school pedestrian safety toolkit will be released this Summer for use by high schools in the Fall. MORE...
Volunteers Wanted - Join Our Pedestrian Safety Volunteer Brigade!
Help your community become safer for pedestrians - - and more walkable and bikeable. The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT), in conjunction with the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD), has been working with community volunteers who are interested in participating in pedestrian safety education and outreach activities. Help teach your friends and neighbors how they can more safely walk and bike where they live, work, and play. Join our Pedestrian Safety Volunteer Brigade today! MORE...
2015 Maryland Annual Driving Survey
Click here to take the 2015 Maryland Annual Driving Survey and help Maryland make continued progress towards reducing motor vehicle fatalities and injuries. Take the Survey
- Federal Highway Administration - Bicycle/Pedestrian
- National Center for Bicycling & Walking
- Everyone is a Pedestrian
- Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
- Walkable Communities
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