How Micromobility in Cities Evolved in 2019

By Ashwini Chhabra From the rise of the micromobility industry in Santa Monica, California in 2017, through its rapid growth and global expansion in 2018, to its global presence in 2019, we have seen a remarkable evolution of this new and popular service and the approach cities are taking to support sustainable mobility for all. Looking back…

Here’s where pedestrians are dying in Prince George’s and Montgomery County – Greater Greater Washington

Glenarden is faced with potential pedestrian fatalities on several roads that are not pedestrian-friendly. Mayor Estes has continued conversations with the State Highway Administration to help make Highway 704 safer for pedestrian crossings. Additional safety practices are also being planned by Mayor Estes, in communities that are experiencing high levels of vehicular traffic and speeds…

Lower Speed Limits Could Save Your (Our) City (and Life) 

The City of Glenarden has seen speeding go up on ML King HWY (704) and on residential streets. We also have seen an increase in major accidents and fatalities on MLK, since I have been Mayor in 2017. We have a speed camera program in place, but only on two residential streets that are major…

Millennials are moving to the exurbs in droves

Can Urban Suburbs like @Glenarden attract a new culture of Melliniums that feel the pressures of Urban life and new families? However, Municipalities in #PrinceGeorgesCounty have to provide greater services, accept more diverse Communities and feel more inclusive and engage in new Communities and lifestyles. Are we ready for change of will the Municipalities get…