Pedestrian Master Plan Outreach

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Community Events

League of Women Voters Pedestrian Safety Meeting, Rockville – February 24, 2020

Montgomery Planning staff presented alongside a Montgomery County Department of Transportation employee and the chair of the Pedestrian, Bicycle, Traffic Safety Advisory Committee about current efforts to improve pedestrian safety, including the Pedestrian Master Plan. The trio also answered questions about the plan and other pedestrian concerns.


National Capital Area Chapter of the American Council of the Blind of Maryland Meeting, Silver Spring– January 16, 2020

Montgomery Planning staff presented about the Pedestrian Master Plan to this local advocacy organization for those who are blind or low-vision. The group shared their pedestrian concerns and what they hoped the plan would include. A staff person from the Montgomery County Department of Transportation also attended to present about separated bike lanes and floating bus stops.


Commission on Children and Youth Meeting– January 8, 2020

Montgomery Planning staff met with the youth members of the Commission to discuss the Pedestrian Master Plan, pedestrian safety, and the planning process generally. Staff discussed ways attendees could get involved in improving pedestrian safety in Montgomery County.


Capitol View Park Civic Association Meeting– November 21, 2019

Montgomery Planning staff presented about the Pedestrian Master Plan and answered questions about pedestrian issues from the members of this civic group.


Community Meeting, Silver Spring – October 21, 2019

Montgomery Planning staff invited members of the community to discuss the Pedestrian Master Plan and pedestrian concerns at the Montgomery County Planning Department.

October 21 Meeting Materials


Community Meeting, Bethesda – October 16, 2019

Montgomery Planning staff invited members of the community to discuss the Pedestrian Master Plan and pedestrian concerns at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center.

October 16 Meeting Materials


Community Meeting, East County – October 14, 2019

Montgomery Planning staff invited members of the community to discuss the Pedestrian Master Plan and pedestrian concerns at the East County Community Recreation Center.

October 14 Meeting Materials


Community Meeting, Olney – October 10, 2019

Montgomery Planning staff invited members of the community to discuss the Pedestrian Master Plan and pedestrian concerns at the Olney Library.

October 10 Meeting Materials

Communtiy members attend presentation by Montgomery Planning staff at Olney Library Community members view Montgomery Planning posters at Olney Library


Commission on Aging – September 26, 2019

The Pedestrian Plan team shared information about the pedestrian master plan and facilitated a discussion about the pedestrian issues of importance to older Montgomery County residents.

Download presentation to the Commission on Aging


Cabin John Citizens Association – September 25, 2019

The Pedestrian Plan team presented about the goals, tasks, and schedule of the pedestrian master plan.


Montgomery Hills Street Festival – September 21, 2019 

The Pedestrian Plan team attended the Montgomery Hills Street Festival and met with community residents. Conversations revolved around increasing walkability in the area, recent developments in Silver Spring, and the shared responsibility everyone has out on our roads.


Pedestrian Master Plan presentation to the Commission on People with Disabilities – September 9, 2019

The Pedestrian Plan team shared information about the pedestrian master plan and facilitated a discussion about the pedestrian issues of importance to the disability community.


Approval of Scope of Work – September 5, 2019

The Planning Board approved the Scope of Work for the Pedestrian Master Plan, officially starting the master plan process. The Pedestrian Plan team discussed the reasons the plan is so important and timely before sharing the tasks the plan will accomplish and the plan timeline.

Read the September 5 staff report.


Silver Spring Community Advisory Board, TREE Committee – June 24, 2019

The Pedestrian Plan team presented to the advisory board about the upcoming pedestrian plan and discussed pedestrian safety issues in Silver Spring.


Pedestrian, Bicycle, Traffic Safety Advisory Committee – March 28, 2019

The Pedestrian Plan team presented to the Committee about ongoing pedestrian analysis and the elements of the upcoming pedestrian master plan.

 

Planning Board Presentations

Comments in Support of Bill 38-19 – February 20, 2020

Montgomery Planning staff presented about legislation before Council Council that would improve regulations for maintaining safe pedestrian access through construction zones.

Read the staff report here.


Pedestrian Master Plan Kickoff Meeting Recap and Advisory Group Approval – December 19, 2019

Montgomery Planning staff presented about findings from the series of plan kickoff meetings and introduced a list of the selected members of the Pedestrian Plan’s Community Advisory Group for approval.

Read the staff report here.


Pedestrian Master Plan Scope of Work Approval– September 5, 2019

Montgomery Planning staff presented the Pedestrian Master Plan scope of work for Planning Board approval. The Scope of Work explains what the plan will accomplish and the timeline for doing so.

Read the staff report here.

Last Updated: February 28, 2020