Transportation

May 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rolling Thunder Motorcycles in Washington DC for Rolling Thunder

Police to Escort 2,000 Rolling Thunder Motorcyclists from Gaithersburg to D.C.

Montgomery County police officers are planning to escort approximately 2,000 motorcyclists to the Pentagon as part of the annual Rolling Thunder motorcycle ride into Washington, D.C. this Memorial Day weekend. The escort is scheduled to depart from Battley Harley Davidson, located at 7830 Airpark Road in Gaithersburg, at 8 a.m. on Sunday, May 29. As […]

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May 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Over 38 Million Americans Expected to Travel on Memorial Day Weekend

The great American road trip is back, and local highways and byways are expected to be busy as local residents kick off their summer with a holiday getaway. AAA projects that more than 38 million Americans will travel this Memorial Day weekend, an increase of nearly two percent compared to last year’s holiday. This year’s […]

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May 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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WMATA Reports Red Line Track Problems in Bethesda

UPDATED 10:10 a.m. WMATA is reporting delays and detours on Metro’s Red Line during Tuesday morning’s commute. Commuters are advised to prepare for 45-minute delays. Red Line: Main't crews continue to replace insulators after AM arcing events. Trains single tracking, expect track work thru midday. #wmata — Metrorail Info (@Metrorailinfo) May 24, 2016 Red Line continues to […]

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May 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Overnight Crash Closes River Road at Partnership Road in Pooleville

An overnight crash on River Road and Partnership Road brought down a utility pole and wires in Poolesville shortly before 1 a.m., according to a Montgomery County fire and rescue official. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said River Road is closed in both directions between Partnership Road and Hunting Quarter Road while emergency utility […]

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May 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

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MCDOT Director Discusses Bus Rapid Transit on Radio al Dia (VIDEO)

Route 29 could soon have a new bus rapid transit system. MCDOT Director Al Roshdieh spoke with Montgomery al Dia’s Lorna Virgili about the departments future plans and summer transportation tips for families. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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May 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Hundreds Turnout for MCPS Meeting to Oppose the Relocation of School Buses in Rockville (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

Hundreds of residents turned out for a Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) meeting held to discuss the relocation of 100 school buses to Rockville on May 11. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.   Residents packed the multipurpose room at College Gardens Elementary School and voiced their concerns and frustrations about plans to relocate buses from the Shady Grove […]

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May 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Rockville Encourages Residents to Participate in May 20th Bike to Work Day (VIDEO)

The month of May is also known as National Bike Month and there are a lot of bicycle related activities happening in the city of Rockville. Rock 11 Now reports. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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May 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Executive Leggett Supports Metro’s SafeTrack Plan (VIDEO)

Metro’s General Manager Paul Wiedefeld has released SafeTrack, an expanded track work plan designed to improve metrorail safety. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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May 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Councilmember Hans Riemer is Looking Forward to Self Driving Vehicles (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council member Hans Riemer is the Council’s lead on digital government. This week, Riemer attended the 55+ Tech Fair at the Holiday Park Senior Center in Silver Spring. When it comes to new technology, Riemer said he is excited about the future of technology especially when it comes to self-driving cars. Find out […]

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May 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Senior Connection Wins Grand Star Award, Top Prize Includes Toyota Prius (VIDEO)

The National Volunteer Transportation Center (NVTC) has announced that this year’s Grand Star award is going to be awarded to the Senior Connection, a nonprofit located in Silver Spring. This top prize includes a Toyota Prius. Senior Connection facilitated over 13,000 trips for Montgomery County residents who needed transportation last year, and the demand for these rides […]

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