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George Leventhal on the Purple Line (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal says Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s decision on the Purple Line is coming soon.

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Mayor Jud Ashman on the Corridor Cities Transitway (VIDEO)

The project manager for the Corridor Cities Transitway, Rick Kiegel, updated Gaithersburg leaders on Monday night about the status of the transportation project. In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman shares what he learned from that presentation and notes that some Montgomery County residents along the CCT’s alignment are voicing concerns about noise […]

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Transit Advocates, Business Community Push For Purple Line (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery and Prince George’s County business community and officials from both counties met in Silver Spring on April 20 to launch a final 30 day “Purple Countdown Action Plan.” Alexander Metcalf, CEO and president of TEMS, Inc., presented a summary of his findings on the economic impact of the Purple Line. According to Metcalf’s conclusion, the […]

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Officials Promote Passage of Federal Transportation Authorization

Federal and county officials participated in a “Stand Up For Transportation” event to promote the passage of a long-term federal transportation authorization bill. Lorna Virgili reports.   Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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Leggett Launches Give and Ride Food Drive (VIDEO)

County Executive Ike Leggett launched the Ride On’s “Give and Ride” campaign. Montgomery County Ride On bus passengers can donate food and get a free trip. The drive is from now through April 25. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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Buckle Up; Raising Awareness About Car Seat Safety in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Families in Montgomery County can count on a child car seat safety program to learn how to properly strap their children into a car seat or a booster. The light turns green and these concerned parents enter the Fire Station number 34 in Germantown to learn how to install a car seat, properly buckle their […]

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Metro to Return Red Line to Automatic Train Operation on Monday

Metro will return the Red Line to automatic train operation (ATO) on Monday, April 13, according to Rob Troup, deputy general manager of Metro. “The return of automatic train operation on the Red Line is a significant safety milestone for Metro,” said Troup. “I want to thank our riders for their forbearance through years of […]

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SHA Announces Lane Closures on Capital Beltway in Silver Spring

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) State Highway Administration (SHA) is advising motorists who travel on I-495 (Capital Beltway) near MD 193 (University Boulevard) of multiple lane closures that will affect overnight travel next week. Beginning Sunday night (weather permitting), SHA will close one lane of I-495 starting at 8 p.m., two lanes at 10 p.m. […]

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Stand Up for Transportation (PHOTO)

On April 9, U.S. Representatives John Delaney (left) and John Sarbanes (second from right) joined Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) Acting Director Al Roshdieh and MCDOT Division of Transit Services Chief Carolyn Biggins at a “Stand Up For Transportation” event to promote enactment of long-term federal transportation authorization. Speakers noted that sustainable federal support […]

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Ride On’s Annual Food Drive Begins April 19 (VIDEO)

Ride On bus passengers can help needy families and ride free with the “Give and Ride” food drive April 19 through 25. During the annual food drive, Montgomery County Ride On bus passengers can donate food for area families who don’t have enough to eat. During “Give and Ride,” food collection bags will be placed […]

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