Rockville Pedestrian Advocacy Committee


Due to the Covid-19 emergency, RPAC meetings will be held virtually until further notice.

Links to the virtual meetings are provided in the monthly agenda, available online.

The Rockville Pedestrian Advocacy Committee (RPAC) was authorized by Mayor and Council in May 2019 with the ultimate goal of improving pedestrian safety and increasing walkability throughout the city.

All RPAC meetings are open to the general public and include an open discussion to address new concerns or pedestrian issues.

Mission Statement

The Rockville Pedestrian Advocacy Committee’s mission is to:

  • improve pedestrian safety
  • ensure pedestrian access
  • enhance the pedestrian experience
  • make recommendations to the Mayor and Council and other relevant agencies to enhance the pedestrian experience throughout the City of Rockville
Rockville Pedestrian Advocacy Committee LIAISON
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Bryan Barnett-Woods
bbwoods@rockvillemd.gov
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111 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
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Second Thursdays
7-8:30 p.m.

Goals

  1. Advocate for pedestrian safety in Rockville in pursuit of Vision Zero
  2. Enhance pedestrian accessibility and walkability within our natural, business and residential environments
  3. Promote access and connectivity among the city’s disparate neighborhoods and pedestrian centers to increase social connectivity
  4. Promote walking as a viable transportation option through provision of sidewalks, pathways, and trails that are safe, usable, well-constructed, maintained and interesting.

Pedestrian Master Plan

The Department of Public Works is currently engaged in developing a new Pedestrian Master Plan for the City of Rockville. Creating a pedestrian plan is one the Vision Zero action items and is recommended in Rockville 2040: Comprehensive Plan. 

A pedestrian master plan provides an overview of the pedestrian network and identifies policy and infrastructure improvements to address unique issues faced by people walking and rolling. You can visit the Pedestrian Master Plan website to learn more about the project including status updated and contact information.

October is Walktober in Rockville!

Along with the State of Maryland, Rockville celebrates October as Walktober! It's a chance for residents and visitors to go out and walk and roll in Rockville. If you are interested in participating in Walktober 2023, leading a neighborhood walk, or want to learn more about it, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Rockville Pedestrian Bingo

RPAC has put together a pedestrian bingo card for Rockville. Download the bingo card, print it out, and take to the sidewalk! Take as many trips as possible to fill up the card and experience the Rockville pedestrian environment. And don't forget, bring your completed card to City Hall and get an "I walk Rockville" button.