College Square Residents Concerned About Plan to Relocate School Buses in Rockville (VIDEO)
Residents of College Square are concerned about plans to move 100 school buses from the Shady Grove Bus Depot to the Carver Educational Services Center lot, located near Mannakee Street and Route 355 in the city of Rockville. The Carver parking lot is located directly adjacent to the College Square neighborhood. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, neighborhood residents Scott Weaver and Erik Ledbetter talk about what their key concerns are.
Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is scheduled to host a May 11th meeting at College Gardens Elementary School (CGES) to discuss plans for the depot. That meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. in the All Purpose Room of CGES.
Montgomery County will no longer consider the parking lot at Carver Educational Services Center on Hungerford Drive or an empty lot on Westmore Drive as possible relocation sites for the Shady Grove Bus Depot. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.
UPDATED Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett says he is withdrawing his request for a Declaration of No Further Need for Jeremiah Park, the current site of the Shady Grove Bus Depot. In a memo sent to Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen today, Leggett writes that he has directed his staff to finalize a plan that will […]
Montgomery County Council member Craig Rice is reminding residents that there is a bus depot in Clarksburg that is located right next to a community of townhouses. In fact, Rice says the townhouses came after the bus depot. He made his point at a Council meeting on June 21st to discuss plans to relocate the […]
The Montgomery County Council held a meeting today about the relocation of the Shady Grove Bus Depot. In the audience were members of the Carver Coalition who oppose parking school buses at the Carver Educational Services Center. The residents were not allowed to testify at today’s meeting but they carried signs and wore yellow t-shirts […]
Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton attended a County Council meeting on June 21st to learn the latest about plans to park buses at the Shady Grove bus depot elsewhere. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Newton explained that it is important for the city to be involved in the process if the county is considering parking sites in […]
At a County Council meeting today, Councilmember George Leventhal said he will not support putting school buses at the Carver Education Services Center. His remarks were greeted with applause from many residents in the audience. During his remarks at the dais, Leventhal also said he wishes he didn’t vote for the Shady Grove Sector Plan. […]
The Montgomery County Council held a meeting on June 21st to discuss plans for relocating hundreds of school buses from the depot on Shady Grove Road. There were dozens of Rockville residents in the audience opposed to plans to relocate the buses to the Carver Educational Services Center parking lot and to another site on […]
It’s been over ten years since county officials knew the Shady Grove bus depot was going to have to be relocated as part of the Shady Grove Sector Plan, and during that time, a county official says over 200 sites have been considered for hundreds of school buses that are currently located at the Shady […]
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