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April 4, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 4 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Wednesday, April 4 in Montgomery County: 1. Wind Advisory: The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today with wind gusts up to 50 mph expected. 2. A Somber Anniversary: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated 50 years ago on April […]

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March 20, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for March 20 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Tuesday, March 20 in Montgomery County: 1. Spring Equinox: Spring Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere begins at 12:15 p.m. 2. Winter Weather Advisory: And while the first day of spring may be marked on the calendar to begin today, residents should expect winter weather instead of warmer temperatures. A Winter […]

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March 15, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 15 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Thursday, March 15 in Montgomery County: 1. County FY 19 Operating Budget: County Executive Ike Leggett unveils his recommended Fiscal Year 2019 operating budget at noon. Watch online at Ch6 (Comcast & RCN), Ch 30 (Verizon) or on the MyMCMedia website. Join the conversation on Twitter, use #mocobudget19. […]

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March 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Plans Open Houses for U.S. 29 BRT

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is hosting three upcoming open houses to keep the public informed regarding the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line being developed along a 13.5-mile stretch of U.S. 29 between the Silver Spring Transit Center and Burtonsville. The new line is expected to begin service in 2020 and will be […]

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November 15, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Nov. 15 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Transportation Priorities?: Monthly meeting of the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board. They will review the results of an analysis that looked at a set of 10 initiatives to determine if they addressed regional transportation challenges, such as congestion and safety.  A new northern bridge crossing […]

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September 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 12 in Montgomery County

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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July 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for July 12 in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, July 12, in Montgomery County: 1. U.S. 29 BRT Meeting: The U.S. 29 North BRT Corridor Advisory Committee meets at 6:30 p.m. at the East County Regional Services Center, 3300 Briggs Chaney Road, Silver Spring. Discussion topics will likely include bicycle and pedestrian accommodations; transit signal priority; and […]

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May 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Transportation Issues Dominate Berliner’s News Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner met with reporters on Monday morning for his weekly briefing about local issues and the Council’s upcoming agenda. “Today is the first day of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, it is the month of May, and tomorrow we will be having a special session that really recognizes how […]

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March 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Berliner Delays Vote on Bus Rapid Transit Proposal (VIDEO)

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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March 20, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

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