Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich named Wade Holland as the new full-time coordinator of the County’s Vision Zero program. At the same time, Elrich addressed the next steps to be implemented to keep pedestrians, bicyclists and drivers safer.
The Vision Zero program is dedicated to eliminating traffic-related fatalities and severe injuries by 2030.
Holland, employed with the County’s CountyStat Office for the past six years, has focused on public safety and transportation issues. For the past three years, he has served as the part-time coordinator of the County’s Vision Zero Steering Committee. He holds a Master of Public Policy Degree from American University, with a specialty in advanced policy analysis.
The Vision Zero Steering Committee, consisting of representatives from a variety of County departments and agencies, has created and implemented the 2020 Vision Zero Action Plan. The plan was built with input from key Vision Zero departments to continue implementing roadway improvements and coordinate education and enforcement campaigns.
Learn more about Vision Zero Action Plan.