As local and state officials consider what can be done to improve pedestrian safety, the head of public schools says a proven technique is already being used: Teach the kids.
Montgomery County Council wants a lower speed limit and other safety improvements on part of Georgia Avenue following a bad crash last week, and a state leader is responding to that call.
In a letter to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn, members of the Montgomery County Council say the speed limit along Georgia Avenue-Maryland Route 97 — 45 mph — “is much too high” for the suburban area.
Wednesday is National Walk to School Day, but after four Montgomery County high school students were struck while waiting for a bus in Aspen Hill Tuesday, local leaders are pushing for more roadway safety.
Four Kennedy High School students waiting for a school bus in Aspen Hill, Maryland, Tuesday morning were struck by a car that careened onto the sidewalk off Georgia Avenue. A total of five people were taken to the hospital and one person has life-threatening injuries, officials said.
Southbound Georgia Avenue is closed at Price Avenue and northbound Georgia Avenue is closed at Veirs Mill Road.
All lanes on the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway in Montgomery County have reopened following bridge resurfacing work.
Gregory Jonathan Atwood, 40, of Silver Spring, was hit and killed at the intersection of Georgia and Hewitt avenues in the Aspen Hill area, Montgomery County police said Friday.
Yusef Turner, a 33-year-old man who was assaulted in Northwest D.C. on Thursday night died from his injuries. Police are investigating his death as a homicide.
Quarry House Tavern in Silver Spring will finally throw open its doors again on Sunday after being closed for nearly three years.
The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will switch traffic at the Georgia Avenue/Randolph Road intersection in Wheaton into a new configuration beginning at 6 a.m. on Saturday.
Two people have died from two separate shootings in Northwest D.C. this week, and police are investigating whether they are related.
The intersection at Georgia Avenue and Randolph Road in Silver Spring, Maryland, will be closed Saturday between 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., to reconfigure traffic lanes.
The average speed during rush hour dropped to around 30 mph on average in 2015, according to the latest Mobility Assessment Report.
Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the man who robbed a Silver Spring gas station and carjacked a woman as she was filling up her tank, and whom they say is linked to three similar robberies.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.