Montgomery County Councilmembers Roger Berliner and Cherri Branson this afternoon sent a letter to County Executive Isiah Leggett asking that he join them in supporting the agenda of the Coalition of Purple Line Neighborhoods regarding the future transit line that will connect the Bethesda and New Carrollton Metrorail Stations.
Presentations and updates on major transportation projects in the area was the focus of the Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board meeting on March 10. The Purple Line, the Takoma/Langley Bus Terminal, Bus Rapid Transit and the DC Trolley were the hot topics discussed as dozens of residents asked for more information on what’s next for […]
Montgomery Parks, part of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission closed Little Falls Parkway, Sligo Creek Parkway and Beach Drive at 7 p.m. this evening because of icy conditions. You can check www.MontgomeryParks.org for updates on additional information regarding facility openings and programs for tomorrow, March 4.
Montgomery County officials have announced that Ride On bus service will resume limited service on some routes today starting at 3 p.m. on March 3. The last bus trips for the evening will leave from Metrorail stations at 10 p.m. Core routes that will operate are Routes 1, 5, 8, 15, 16, 17, 23, 30, […]
Due to the weather forecast and expected road conditions, all Metrobus and MetroAccess paratransit service will be suspended on Monday, March 3, according to a news release posted on WMATA’s website. Metro’s Emergency Operations Center will monitor weather and road conditions during the day on Monday to determine when service may be restored. Bus service […]
As the saying goes, March is coming in like a lion with a messy winter storm on Sunday night and most of Monday. To tame the proverbial lion, or at least reduce the roar, the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is carefully monitoring the forecast and is ready to respond to keep roads passable and […]
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett announced on Feb. 24 the 840 on-street parking meters in Bethesda will be replaced with new “smart” parking meter heads that expand payment options. The new meters will accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover credit cards in addition to coins or pay-by-cell phone. “Smart parking meters will expand the […]
Montgomery County Councilmember Hans Riemer is requesting Council staff to draft legislation that would require Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation to create a Sidewalk Snow Removal Plan. In a Feb. 21 memo to his colleagues on the Council, Riemer said although the county’s snow plow operation clears roads efficiently there is no sufficient plan or […]
Montgomery County Department of Transportation crews are busy repairing potholes along Montgomery County roads. Bethesda Depot Supervisor Louis Machetto explains the process in this video. Below are some photos of the road work on Rolston Road in Bethesda on Feb. 20. For more street beat coverage of potholes, see our earlier posts below: Related:
To take advantage of the milder weather predicted over the next few days, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett has announced that the Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will be conducting an intensive effort today (Feb. 20), over the weekend and into next week to fill the County’s potholes. MCDOT repairs potholes every day of the year […]