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County Council Meets on May 13

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The Montgomery County Council at approximately 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, May 13, is expected to take action on a resolution urging the Maryland District Court to increase fines to $250 for drivers caught illegally passing stopped school buses by cameras mounted on the buses. The Council also will continue its review of County Executive Isiah […]

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Council President Craig Rice News Briefing (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

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Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice met with the media on April 28. Rice focused on the budget, schools, school resource officers and school bus cameras during his briefing with the media. He also said the next Silver Spring Transit Center update is scheduled for May 6. You can watch his briefing in its entirety […]

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Rapid Transit Update Headlines Silver Spring Board Meeting (Video)

Local residents heard updates on changes to the County’s Rapid Transit plan during the Silver Spring Citizen Advisory Board’s April meeting. MyMCMedia’s Valerie Bonk has the latest story on where Rapid Transit is going and what the next steps are for the project. Bus Rapid Transit is now Rapid Transit Vehicle. That’s just one of […]

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Ride On to Operate Regular Weekday Schedule on Monday

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Montgomery County’s Ride On bus service will operate a regular weekday schedule on Monday, March 17. However, as roads are expected to be icy and snow covered, passengers should expect delays and detours. Check http://rideonrealtime.com or call 311 for more information. MC311 will open this evening at 10 p.m.

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PTA On School Construction Bill: ‘It’s Not Over Until It’s Over’

Despite recent discussion that Montgomery County may not get the school construction funding they’re hoping for this session, a group of County parents, advocates and political leaders will be traveling to Annapolis on March 6 to show legislators they’re not standing down when it comes to fighting for a solution to what they say is […]

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Metro Extends K9 Bus Service Beginning Dec. 29

One year after the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) created the K9 limited-stop bus service from the Fort Totten Metro Station to Northwest Park, it is extending the service to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)/Federal Research Center beginning December 29. The service will further help relieve crowding along the busy New Hampshire Avenue […]

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Startup Maryland Entrepreneur (Video)

The Startup Maryland bus attracted some local business owners to Bethesda Green where they told their stories as part of the Pitch Across Maryland. In this MyMCMedia extra, the owner of AIR Lawn Care tells us the moment that sparked him to start his business. You can find out more about AIR Lawn Care on […]

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Gaithersburg Circulator (Video)

The city of Gaithersburg recently received a $45,000 grant to launch a feasibility study of a circulator system.   Although the study is not yet underway, MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke talked to area commuters who said they would welcome more transit options to get around town.

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Save With Smarttrip Card (Video)

New rate adjustments took effect on September 1  making in cheaper to use Smarttrip cards. Tom Pogue, Community Relations Manager for the Department of Transportation provides all the details in this video. Visit the Metro Smarttrip Card page here. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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“We Should Be Going After This Vendor” (Video)

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At a July 30 press conference, MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke asked Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner about the reported millions the county is spending on replacement Ride-On buses. Berliner, the lead member of the county’s Transportation Committee, said he’s not happy about it. In fact, he said Montgomery County should be pursuing a lawsuit against […]

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