Council Working on Bus Rapid Transit Plan (Video)

The Montgomery County Council is considering a plan that outlines the future of Bus Rapid Transit for our region. CCM’s Susan Kenedy has the story.

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Previous coverage on Bus Rapid Transit in Montgomery County

Bus Rapid Transit Is Coming to MoCo. Here's What You Need to Know

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Residents will have the opportunity to learn about the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line in three upcoming open houses hosted by the Montgomery County Department of Transportation. The BRT is a new transit option for commuters along a 13.5  mile stretch on U.S. Route 29 between the Silver Spring Transit Center and Burtonsville. Similar to […]

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Five Things to Know for Sept. 12 in Montgomery County

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Here’s your daily rundown for what’s happening today, Sept. 12, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Lyons Sisters: Lloyd Lee Welch goes on trial in Bedford County, Virginia, for the deaths of Sheila and Katherine Lyon, who were last seen leaving the Wheaton Plaza in 1975. 2. Re-entering the Work Force: One of four seminars that […]

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Berliner Delays Vote on Bus Rapid Transit Proposal (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner said Monday that he has delayed a vote on bus rapid transit on U.S. 29, waiting for the county’s Department of Transportation to fulfill the council’s desire for public engagement on the project. “When we took up the BRT master plan … one of the most important issues was […]

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Berliner Discusses Rockville High, Divestment Bill, BRT and Other Topics (VIDEO)

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Council President Roger Berliner Meets with Reporters (VIDEO)

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Council President Roger Berliner discussed the impending release of County Executive Ike Leggett’s budget and how President Trump’s budget would affect Montgomery County. He also talked about the Tobytown cemetery and funding for the Corridor Cities Transitway and Bus Rapid Transit. He also described an upcoming letter from U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen and District 16 […]

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Five Things to Know Today, March 13, in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know today, March 13, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Winter Storm Warning: Are you ready for some snow? The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for snow in Montgomery County beginning at 7 p.m. tonight. 2. Berliner’s Briefing: Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner is meeting with […]

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Residents Invited to Provide Input on BRT Planning Study on Feb. 7, Feb.8

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Officials from the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) are inviting residents to attend two open houses for input on a study for developing the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) along a portion of the MD 355 corridor, according to a news release. The open houses, in partnership with the Montgomery County Department of […]

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County Council President Roger Berliner's Dec. 12 News Briefing (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner held his first news briefing on Dec. 12, where he talked about about a variety of topics including his goals as Council president, the latest on the minimum wage bill, the importance of Bethesda on the county’s economic development, his transportation priorities and the status of the fire at […]

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

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Watch County Report This Week for coverage of the Stand Up for the Montgomery Way rally, an update on taser use by the Montgomery County Police Department, and more:

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Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 18, in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know today, Nov. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett released a statement proposing a Liquor Control Authority. 2. Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will begin offering workshops on “How to Apply for Jobs with Montgomery County Government” this month. The first session is today at Germantown […]

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Maureen Chowdhury

About Maureen Chowdhury

Maureen Chowdhury is a multimedia journalist with Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at mchowdhury@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter at @MediaMaureen.

Maureen authors the blog Sound Check on MyMCMedia.

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