Commuters may see bus activity at the new Paul Sarbanes Transit Center in Silver Spring this week. Starting Monday drivers are training for the new multi-level, multi-modal, public transit complex that will link Metrorail, Marc trains and Metro and RideOn buses. No word yet on when the center will open. However, a new controversy is brewing […]
The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB) approved $523,416 for the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) to fund the design and engineering of a shared use path and sidewalk along Maryland (MD) Route 355 in Clarksburg from Snowden Farm Parkway to Stringtown Road. The path will create a link in the existing trail […]
Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal met with reporters Monday, July 27, for a news briefing which he discussed the budget savings plan, the Purple Line, development in White Flint, the Silver Spring Transit Center, his upcoming vacation and more. He began by reading a list of all the accomplishments of the Council this year. Take […]
Predatory towing is the number one consumer complaint in Montgomery County. Over the years hundreds of grievances have been filed with the Office of Consumer Protection. And it’s become enough of an issue that this week the County Council took action to put a stop to it. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County […]
As the demolition work at White Flint escalates, plans for the Pike District are moving ahead and includes a new campaign to keep Marriott International headquarters in Montgomery County. MyMCMedia’s Cindy Peña reports.
From an urban planner to becoming the mayor of the town and a top Maryland state official, Mayor Peter Fosselman is adding yet another title to his resume: President of the Maryland Mayors Association, a division of the Maryland Municipal League. Fosselman was elected president by his fellow mayors. He will serve in the post […]
County Executive Ike Leggett is seeking nominations for the annual County Executive’s Excellence in the Arts and Humanities Awards. The deadline for nominations is July 31.
Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal is scheduled to meet with members of the media at noon on Monday. Leventhal is expected to discuss the recommended Fiscal Year 2016 budget savings plan that was proposed by County Executive Isiah Leggett. The County Council votes on its budget savings plan on Tuesday. Leventhal is also expected […]
The Montgomery County Council’s Education Committee is scheduled to meet at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, July 27th to receive a briefing on the Montgomery County Public Schools Code of Conduct. That policy, which was implemented in the 2014-15 school year to replace the previous student disciplinary policy, sought to reduce out-of-school suspensions. Information that will […]