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Rockville Hosts BRT Meeting (VIDEO)

The city of Rockville recently hosted a meeting on the proposed Bus Rapid Transit with city of Gaithersburg and Montgomery County elected officials. Rockville 11 reports.

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Councilmembers React to Gov. Hogan's Deferment of CCT Funding (VIDEOS)

CCT Project Map

UPDATED Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has deferred funding for the County’s Corridor Cities Transitway (CCT) project for at least six years, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) website. “Because of falling gas prices, the Maryland Department of Transportations had $746 million less in the transportation trust fund. For that reason MDOT had to defer […]

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Leggett Announces Agreement on White Oak Development

Executive Leggett

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett announced today that Montgomery County is moving forward on its vision of creating a local community in the eastern portion of the County that provides opportunities to live, work and play in a walkable, mixed use transit-oriented development. According to a news release, the County has reached an agreement with […]

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MCDOT Director Discusses Bus Rapid Transit on Radio al Dia (VIDEO)


Route 29 could soon have a new bus rapid transit system. MCDOT Director Al Roshdieh spoke with Montgomery al Dia’s Lorna Virgili about the departments future plans and summer transportation tips for families. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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Bus Rapid Transit Informational Sessions Set for April 28 and May 3rd


The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT), in partnership with the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), is planning to host two open houses in Montgomery County where the public can learn more and provide input on plans to develop Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) along the MD 355 corridor from Bethesda to Clarksburg. The first Open […]

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

Columbia Pike schematic

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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County Executive Recommends Bus Rapid Transit to Alleviate Traffic Congestion (VIDEO)

Ike Leggett

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett announced recommendations to address traffic congestion on MD 355, US 29, and Veirs Mill Road. His proposals include a Bus Rapid Transit system. County Cable Montgomery’s Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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Matthews on Mass Transit and Purple Line (VIDEO)

Purple Line

Kathleen Matthews is running for Maryland’s 8th Congressional District seat and she recently stopped by Montgomery Community Media studios to record her candidate statement. MyMCMedia caught up with Matthews in the newsroom and in this Extra video, she talks about why mass transit is important to relieve gridlock.

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)


Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports about Bus Rapid Transit plans, County Executive Ike Leggett’s trip to Cuba, the city of Rockville’s search for a new city manager and more. You can watch the show, below:

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Leggett Says CCT Needs Federal Funding (VIDEO)


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)

Roger Berliner on BRT

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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Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

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


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