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CSG Comments: Draft Vision Zero 2030 Plan

CSG Comments: Draft Vision Zero 2030 Plan

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We commend Montgomery County for its commitment to ending all traffic fatalities and serious injuries. Vision Zero is important for many reasons, chief among them to make our transportation system one where all users can safely move. We cannot create great places for people to live, work, and play in
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Sligo Creek Trail Crossing Safety Improvement Sign-on Letter

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Mr. Tim Smith State Highway Administration 707 North Calvert Street Baltimore, Maryland 21202 Dear Mr. Smith, We, the undersigned, request the Maryland State Highway Administration (MDSHA) implement pedestrian and bicyclist crossing improvements at highways MD-212/Riggs Road and MD-410/East West Highway which intersect M-NCPPC Sligo Creek Trail and highway corridors near
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RELEASE: CSG and Montgomery Open Streets Coalition Ask SHA for 19 Miles of Shared Streets

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July 1, 2020 Mr. Greg Slater Maryland Secretary of Transportation 7201 Corporate Center Drive Hanover, MD 21076 Mr. Tim Smith, Administrator Maryland State Highway Administration 707 North Calvert Street Baltimore, MD 21202 RE: Shared Streets Treatments on Maryland State Roads in Montgomery County To: Tim Smith MD SHA Administrator Dear
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Traffic light approved for Clarksburg school

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Parents with children at Wilson Wims Elementary School in Clarksburg finally got what they wanted after years of campaigning for a traffic light and crosswalk across Snowden Farm Parkway. The Montgomery County Department of Transportation announced in a March 13 letter that it will install a traffic signal at Snowden Farm Road and Grand Elm Street by the fall of 2015.
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Testimony to restore capital funding to the Bicycle Pedestrian Priority Areas

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While Bicycle Pedestrian Priority Areas were first created 20 years ago by state legislation, the program has been slow to start. Now, as driving has begun to decline in the county over the last decade and rates of walking, cycling, and transit use in the county have been on the
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