Monday, February 7, 2011

Bus Stop Improvement Program

The Montgomery County's Department of Transportation is engaged in a six-year project to render every bus stop in the County as pedestrian safe as feasible and accessible to every member of our community - in compliance with the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Bus stops are very important to pedestrian safety; transit passengers are pedestrians at both ends of their trip, coming and going. As of October 2012, over 2,350 bus stops have been modified and improved. Below are photos of some of the
Before and After Connecticut Avenue

Friday, February 4, 2011

Pedestrian Safety at the Maryland Municipal League (MML) Annual Convention

Jeff Dunckel, Pedestrian Safety Coordinator, presenting at MML Annual Convention

The MML (Maryland Municipal League) Conference provided another chance to tell others about the County's Pedestrian Safety Programs. Jeff Dunckel, Pedestrian Safety Coordinator, and Tom Pogue, Community Outreach Manager were among the hundreds of city and town officials from throughout Maryland who gathered at the Convention Center in Ocean City, Maryland to learn about and discuss municipal issues. They spoke with over 400 fellow city and town officials, discussing pedestrian safety in Montgomery County.