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One on One: Councilmember Marc Elrich on BRT (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett credits County Council member Marc Elrich for outlining the plans for Bus Rapid Transit. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Elrich talks about why BRT is so important now, how important it is for the system to operate efficiently for ridership, and the four year timeline.

When it comes to the amount of development proposed in Montgomery County and the potential for gridlock, Elrich says BRT is a big deal.

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County Council Reacts to Executive's New Bus Rapid Transit Plan (VIDEO)

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Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) would bring bus routes on some of the counties busiest roads. Recently, County Executive Ike Leggett proposed additional funds for planning BRT in one of the counties most congested corridors. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports on the County Council’s reaction. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its […]

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The Latest on the Watkins Mill Road Interchange (VIDEO)

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Although the timing has been changed, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett says state officials have indicated that the Watkins Mill Road Interchange is going forward. He said the questions that remain are the cost and the make up of the project. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra, video:

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Leggett Says BRT is Best Option to Reduce Traffic on Local Roads (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra, County Executive Ike Leggett says Bus Rapid Transit is the best option for providing traffic relief on local roads. Related:

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Leggett Says CCT Needs Federal Funding (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra video, County Executive Ike Leggett says the Corridor Cities Transitway (CCT) needs federal funds. Still, he said, the county is moving forward with BRT in other corridors of the county to address other traffic needs. Related:

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Berliner on BRT: "It Will Be Like Rails on Wheels" (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has unveiled plans to move forward with Bus Rapid Transit in certain corridors of the county. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, County Council Vice President Roger Berliner talks about the BRT experience, noting, “it will be like rails on wheels.” Related:

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It Was a Big Day for Transportation News in MoCo (VIDEO)

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It was a big day for transportation news in Montgomery County. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that the state has selected a vendor for the Purple Line and County Executive Ike Leggett announces plans to move forward with Bus Rapid Transit in several key corridors of the county. So which announcement is more important? Find […]

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One on One: Councilmember Marc Elrich on BRT (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett credits County Council member Marc Elrich for outlining the plans for Bus Rapid Transit. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Elrich talks about why BRT is so important now, how important it is for the system to operate efficiently for ridership, and the four year timeline. When it comes to the […]

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CE Leggett Unveils Plans to Move BRT Forward in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett wants to get a Bus Rapid Transit system up and running in Montgomery County sooner than later. At a March 2nd news briefing, Leggett unveiled his recommendations for MD 355, US 29, Veirs Mill Road and his continued support for the Corridor Cities Transitway. “The future economic vitality of our […]

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Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.

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