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Rockville Mayor on Shady Grove Bus Depot Relocation (VIDEO)

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 the city of Rockville.

County Removes Carver and Westmore as Possible Bus Depot Relocation Sites (VIDEO)

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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.

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County Executive Says Carver and Westmore Off the Table for School Bus Parking Sites

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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┬ásent to┬áMontgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen today, Leggett writes that he has directed his staff to finalize a plan that will […]

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County Councilmember Craig Rice on Shady Grove Bus Depot (VIDEO)

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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 […]

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Rockville Residents Oppose Carver Bus Depot Site (VIDEOS)

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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 […]

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Rockville Mayor on Shady Grove Bus Depot Relocation (VIDEO)

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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 […]

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Leventhal on Bus Depot and the Shady Grove Sector Plan (VIDEO

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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. […]

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Councilmember Katz Describes Bus Depot Situation As "A Mess" (VIDEO)

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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 […]

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School Bus Parking Debate Continues on June 21

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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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Five Things to Know Today, June 16, in Montgomery County

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Here are your five things to know today, June 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Networking Breakfast: Antonio Doss headlines the Small Business University event at Montgomery Community Media’s studios today. He will be talking about world trade as it pertains to small business. 2. Let’s dance! The city of Gaithersburg’s Thursday morning concert series for […]

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Five Things to Know Today, June 14, in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know today, June 14, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council meets today, and on the agenda is an appointment to the Planning Board. The newest planning commissioner will replace outgoing member Amy Presley, who has served two terms. 2. The Board of Education meets today, and on the […]

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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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