Education, Government, Traffic

Councilman Marks: traffic safety project to be built near Perry Hall Middle

PERRY HALL, MD – Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Tuesday that construction would begin this week on a raised intersection at Joppa Road and Carlisle Avenue in Perry Hall. The project is a speed hump that covers the entire intersection. Its purpose is to help protect pedestrians from motorists who run or roll through stop signs. The $45,000 …


Government, Traffic

Councilman Marks to propose digital speed signs to calm problem areas

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Wednesday a new proposal to help tackle the epidemic of speeding plaguing many local neighborhoods. As speed bumps are not practical for many communities, Councilman Marks is working with the County Executive’s staff to determine whether digital speed signs, or Driver Feedback Signs, will serve to effectively slow speeders. The …


Councilman Marks releases plans for Klausmier Road traffic calming

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday released the approved plans for traffic calming on Klausmier Road in Perry Hall. Speed bumps will be constructed this summer along this major residential corridor in western Perry Hall. The total cost for the project will be $25,000. More than 75 percent of residents signed the petition in favor of …

Councilman Marks: traffic calming coming to Klausmier Road

UPDATE: Full details of the traffic calming plan have been released – click here for details. Original story below… —— PERRY HALL, MD – Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Friday that six speed bumps would be constructed along Perry Hall’s Klausmier Road this summer. The traffic calming project will cost about $25,000, and was approved following a neighborhood …

Traffic calming pilot program to be initiated countywide

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Fifth District Councilman David Marks announced jointly that the Baltimore County Department of Public Works would initiate a traffic calming pilot program that will position digital speed signs around Baltimore County. The speed signs are meant to help mitigate high-speed drivers in residential neighborhoods as part of a comprehensive traffic calming strategy. “Councilman Marks …

Additional safety measures planned for Belair Road in Kingsville

The Maryland State Highway Administration will install additional rumble strips along northbound and southbound Belair Road in Kingsville, Councilman David Marks announced on Thursday. The rumble strips will be placed by the end of October in the 12300 block of Belair Road slightly north of the Sunshine Avenue intersection. “I would like to thank the Maryland State Highway Administration for …