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A Community Meeting on Safety Improvements for the Forest Knolls Elementary School Neighborhood Will be Held on Wednesday, Feb. 21

For Immediate Release: Friday, February 16, 2024

On Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 6:30 p.m., the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) Safe Routes to School program will hold an in-person community meeting to present design concepts for safety improvements in the Forest Knolls Elementary School neighborhood of Northwood Park. The meeting will be held at Forest Knolls Elementary School, All-Purpose Room, 10830 Eastwood Ave., Silver Spring.

The meeting will present the concept designs, discuss study findings, and obtain community comments and gather feedback.  

Online registration is voluntary and will allow for updates. Prior to the meeting, the public is encouraged to review the project information available on the project website. Community feedback and comments will become a matter of public record.

For comments and requests for special accommodations, please contact the Safe Routes to School program by either email at or by phone at 240-777-2192.

Learn more about MCDOT’s Safe Routes to School Program by visiting the program website.

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Release ID: 24-021
Media Contact: Emily DeTitta, 240-372-2282

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