Transportation

September 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Ride On Bus Service for Tobytown Starts October 2nd (VIDEO)

Ride On will implement the new bus service between Tobytown Drive in Potomac and Rockville Metro Station via Shady Grove Hospital October 2nd. Major roads served will include Travilah Road, Wootton Parkway, Falls Road and Great Falls Road.  The new route is called Route 301. In July 2016, Montgomery County Ride On invited public comments […]

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September 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery Planners Tout Bicycle Master Plan During Parking Day (VIDEO)

Parking Day is an annual event that provides residents, businesses and organizations an opportunity to transform metered parking spaces into fun park-like spots to stimulate conversations about our urban landscape. This year’s event also focused on the County’s Bicycle Master Plan. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of […]

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September 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Maryland Proud License Plate Debuts on Monday (PHOTO)

Marylanders can display their pride in their home state beginning on Monday when the Motor Vehicle Administration rolls out the new Maryland Proud license plate. Governor Larry Hogan unveiled the new design last month, which prominently features the state flag. The new standard-issue plate is available for all passenger cars, SUV’s trucks, motorcycles and multipurpose […]

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September 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Police Crack Down on Distracted Driving Along I-270

Maryland troopers and Montgomery County police officers are cracking down on distracted and aggressive driving along I-270 in Montgomery County. On Wednesday morning, between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m., police pulled over 129 motorists and issued 119 traffic citations and 69 warnings. According to a news release from the Maryland State Police Department, this joint […]

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September 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

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New Traffic Signal Expected to Ease Congestion at MD 355 and Jones Bridge Road

A new traffic signal is expected to ease congestion when it is activated on Friday at MD 355 and Jones Bridge Road. According to the State Highway Administration, the traffic signal will provide a double-left turn movement from southbound MD 355 to eastbound Jones Bridge Road during the afternoon, weekday rush-hour (between 3 p.m. and […]

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September 21, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Republican Candidate for MD’s 8th Congressional District Dan Cox on Fixing I-270 (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Republican candidate for Maryland’s 8th Congressional District Dan Cox talks about his plan for improving congestion on I-270.

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September 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Local Leaders Launch Fix I-270 Now Coalition (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Local leaders have launched a new coalition entitled, Fix I-270 Now, to widen and improve traffic conditions along I-270. “The gridlock and endless congestion on I-270 is one of the biggest problems facing Maryland, severely impacting the quality of life and economic competitiveness of one of our most critical job creating regions,” said U.S. Representative […]

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September 19, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Van Hollen on I-270 Improvements Push: “We need more than Band-Aids”

A coalition called “Fix270Now” hosted a news conference on Monday in Germantown, announcing its efforts to improve the congestion on the I-270 corridor by reviving state studies that could lead to additional lanes and tolls. The coalition includes local government officials and business leaders. U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen, who is also running for Senate seat, […]

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September 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Car Free Day is Set for Sept. 22 (VIDEO)

Are you ready to take the pledge? Car Free Day is set for Thursday, Sept. 22nd. Find out more about Car Free Day, here. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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September 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Ride On Service Changes on 19 Routes to Start Sunday

Ride On will begin service changes to 19 routes on Sept. 18th. According to a news release, most of the changes involve minor adjustments so that bus schedules can match actual travel times in traffic. The following routes will be changed; 2, 6, 7, 12, 13, 15, 18, 21, 25, 30, 36, 41, 45, 49, […]

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