Will a Montgomery County Blue Ribbon Panel lead to local solutions?
NEW Panel Moves To Make Roads Safer For Walkers
Committee Outlines Possible Solutions
NEW Pedestrian safety panel suggests improvements
"This campaign should be hard-hitting and far-reaching,
not unlike the powerful campaigns that launched the war on drunk driving 20 years ago"
NEW Duncan Announces New Measures to Improve Pedestrian and Traffic Safety
Receives Blue Ribbon Panel's Final Recommendations
Remarks to Montgomery County Blue Ribbon Panel on Pedestrian and Traffic Safety
Community Forum on Pedestrian Safety
Blue Ribbon Panel Holding May 10th Forum
County Promotes Pedestrian Safety
Preliminary Panel Recommendations: An Interim Report January 15, 2001
Fatalities Spur Call for Traffic Analyst in Montgomery
"I would never trade a police officer for a traffic analyst," says Police Chief Charles Moose.
Taking Steps Toward Safety
Suburban sprawl has caused unsafe conditions
Click Here to visit the county web page of the Blue Ribbon Panel
Panel Holds First Meeting: List of Members
Duncan Announces Formation of Pedestrian and Traffic Safety Blue Ribbon Panel
Taking Steps for Pedestrian Safety
Construction Hinders Pedestrian Safety
Can we do something to make pedestrians
a higher priority in Montgomery County?
Pedestrian safety tops budget priorities
Pedestrian safety is the top priority of the Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board
Duncan Rebukes Armey on Traffic Cameras
Enforcement at Red Lights a 'Life and Death Issue,' Montgomery Official Says
Paving Sidewalk Designs With Good Intentions
a lack of sidewalks discourages walking and encourages unnecessary automobile travel
Montgomery's Mean Streets
No one is entitled to endanger other people's lives.
WALK DC Testimony to Montgomery County Planning Board
Pedestrian transportation must be favored over all other modes, motorized and non-motorized.
Words of Caution for the Wary Pedestrian
With pedestrians dying left and right, it would be nice to think something could be done.
Montgomery County Executive proposed FY2002 budget announcement
budget includes $1.2 million for recommendations made by Blue Ribbon Panel on Pedestrian and Traffic Safety
A Bridge Over Troubled Traffic
Pedestrian pathway approved to serve Forest Glen Metro
County Proposes Downtown Traffic Study
estimated $200,000 cost not in budget
Red-light Runners, Prepare to Dig Deep
Montgomery County Council urges $250 fine
Piney Branch under Construction
"Sidewalks, bike-friendly shoulders being built..."
Maryland Going 'Beyond the Pavement'
Communities Walking the Walk
"life should be simpler and safer for pedestrians"
Making Room for Pedaling and Pedestrians
Taming Streets for Two Feet
Pedestrian deaths have led some California cities and towns to
implement crackdowns on crosswalk violations.
Making Walking and Cycling Safer: Lessons from Europe
Your Right to Cross the Street
DUNCAN ANNOUNCES FORMATION OF
PEDESTRIAN AND TRAFFIC SAFETY BLUE RIBBON PANEL:
Pedestrian Safety Campaigns Launched
Is raising pedestrian issues necessary?
Read the next articles and then answer that question.
NEW Kensington sidewalk issue sparks debate
"I wouldn't walk there for nothing, the way cars zoom down here"
NEW Parking at EuroMotorcars causing pedestrian woes
cars for sale are parked on the sidewalk
NEW Three Germantown pedestrians hit in one day
In addition to the student killed near Northwest High School on Jan. 9,
two other pedestrians were struck by vehicles in Germantown that day.
NEW Maryland Student's Death Puts Focus on School Crossing
Principal, State Argue Over Why Safety Fence Was Delayed
NEW Duncan And Moose Renew Their Call For Pedestrian Safety
Pedestrian Fatality Statistics Released
NEW Maryland's Mean Streets
It is pathetic that we have to have Walk to School Day, but that is what the world has come to.
Worries Litter Walk to School
Few Sidewalks, Busy Streets Among Parents' Concerns in Prince George's
Disregarded . . .
.It is common to see women running with children in tow
and senior citizens edging to the curb in the hope of spotting a break in the stream of rushing cars.
Pedestrian deaths called 'epidemic'
Within 24 hours this weekend, three pedestrians were killed in two separate accidents in Montgomery County
Pedestrian Impediments: A Walk on the Wild Side
"Sidewalk Closed, Use Other Walk"
Stop in the Name of Life
a lot of adults, hurrying here and there, don't seem to see STOP anymore
Crossing a Dangerous Line
Accidents Spur Efforts to Make Roads Safer for Pedestrians
The New Republic: Street Sign
nationally, cars and trucks kill about 5,000 American pedestrians per year
1 Killed, 6 Hurt Crossing Streets
2 Pedestrians Killed in Hit-and-Run Accidents
Why Johnny Can't Walk to School
In Race with Traffic, Pedestrians Are Loosing
Pedestrian Death Is 2nd in Montgomery in 2 Days
Hit-and-Run Driver Pleads Guilty, Faces 10-year Prison Sentence
Man drove car dragging five year old boy in March 2000
5-year-old hospitalized after hit-and-run
A Volatile Mix
Suburbs Struggling to Make Walking Safe
NEW Police teach pedestrians a lesson on safety near mall
Police are educating the public about pedestrian safety and laws
in response to two pedestrians who were killed on Westlake Drive last month.
NEW Pedestrian safety improvements set for Great Seneca
15-year-old girl killed crossing the street
NEW What Maryland Is Doing for Pedestrians
we urge pedestrians to protect themselves
NEW Residents briefed on pedestrian safety
Fourteen pedestrians were hit by cars and killed in Montgomery County in 2001
NEW Give pedestrians a chance against traffic
There is no margin for error with speeding traffic only a few feet away.
NEW Safety meeting scheduled after second pedestrian hit
police are urging pedestrians to use crosswalks and are increasing enforcement along the road
NEW Rockville Seeking Safer Paths
State, County Rejected Pedestrian-Friendly Plans, City Says
NEW City demands help with pedestrian safety
road blocks trying to make changes on state-owned roads
NEW Do something substantive for pedestrian safety
Letter to Editor response to Jaywalking article just below
NEW Jaywalking moves up on agenda
$40,000 State Highway Administration grant to promote pedestrian safety
NEW Driver Gets 8 Years in Pedestrian's Death
Falls Church Woman, Who Was Sleepy From Illegal Drugs, Apologizes to Family
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NEW Oakland unsafe for walkers
Grants aim to prevent pedestrian injuries and fatalities
With a tone of confidence
County begins to provide crosswalk signals for visually impaired
He Takes Back the Streets for Walking
slimmer roads are "leaner, safer and more efficient," and they take some of the stress off drivers too
The impossible dream?
There's a will for Metro in Tysons, but a way may be another story
Capitol Hill Spokes Man
to negotiate a narrow passageway just outside the office of Democratic Rep. Earl Blumenauer, you have to step around the bicycle leaning against the wall
Charlottesville's Downtown Mall Is a Stroller's Paradise
Testimony to Transportation Planning Board
of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
Automobiles will always collectively take as much space as we give them.
Pedestrians Taking Steps to Further Their Cause
cities and suburbs are increasingly being designed in ways that favor cars
and make pedestrians feel unsafe or make walking unpleasant
First National Congress of Pedestrian Advocates: August 2001
Pedestrian Safety: Always look left-right-left
50,000 children are hit each year
Pedestrian vs. Prosecutor: Road Rage Costs Lawyer Her Job
Atlanta, Georgia District Attorney fired for road rage directed toward pedestrian
Suburbs Ponder Weighty Matters
"in the cul-de-sacs of suburban Germantown, polite society does not often walk"
Pedestrian Safety Testimony to NYC City Council Committee
"Roadways built with flawed design create deadly conflicts between pedestrians and motorists."
Convicted Drivers to Work with Victims
N.Y. Laws Give Deadly Motorists Free Ride
"killer drivers run little risk of more serious sentences"