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The State of Vision Zero and Pedestrian Safety in Silver Spring
November 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
In Montgomery County, the number of pedestrian deaths has steadily risen from 2016 to 2018. In the Silver Spring regional district, specifically, pedestrian safety is an increasing concern. In response, state and county agencies have been working on a number of plans and policies to improve pedestrian safety. Please join the SSCAB Neighborhood and TREE Committees to hear what plans and policies are under development and how pedestrian and bike advocacy groups are working toward safer, walkable, bikeable streets and roads.
Opening remarks and introductions: Katherine Lucas McKay, Pedestrian Safety Lead, SSCAB Neighborhood Committee
Vision Zero Montgomery Planning: Katie Mencarini, Senior Transportation Planner, MNCPPC
Vision Zero MCDOT: Michael Paylor, Director of Traffic Engineering, MCDOT
Vision Zero Maryland: Kurt Walcott, Transportation Design Engineer, Office of Highway Development
Civic Organizations: Ronit Dancis, Vice-President, Action Committee for Transit
Bicycle Safety: Peter Gray, Washington Area Bicyclists Association
Question & Answer Session
Closing remarks: Katherine Lucas McKay