capital crescent trail

November 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

New Park Planned Along Capital Crescent Trail

A new park will open soon along the Capital Crescent Trail, Montgomery Parks announced Thursday. The River Road Park will feature a seating area, a pergola, plantings and maps. As a welcoming gateway to the trail, the park provides a green, restful place for travelers and neighbors alike. Park construction is expected to begin in […]

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February 2, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

A Walk With Linda

I have known Linda for nearly 20 years. Back in the day we were members of a local Gaithersburg training group preparing for Marine Corps Marathons. The larger group dispersed except for a small select number of runners and cyclist friends who have been getting together religiously for decades on Saturday mornings to train, to […]

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January 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County has launched a new partnership with NACo’s Live Healthy Program, and it may help you save money on healthcare. 2. There’s a new traffic pattern at the intersection of the Capital Crescent Trail and Little Falls Parkway in Bethesda and […]

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January 11, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Mixed Reaction to New Traffic Pattern at Capital Crescent Trail and Little Falls Parkway (PHOTO)

There’s a new traffic pattern at the intersection of the Capital Crescent Trail and Little Falls Parkway in Bethesda, and reaction to the change has been mixed. The Parkway has been narrowed from two lanes to one in each direction approaching the intersection, and the speed limit has been reduced from 35 mph to 25 […]

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October 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

Elderly Chevy Chase Resident Killed While Riding Bike in Bethesda

An 81-year-old man was killed while riding his three-wheeled recumbent bike in Bethesda today, according to a report from the Montgomery County Police Department. The collision happened shortly before 11:30 a.m. at Little Falls Parkway and the Capital Crescent Trail. According to police, the preliminary investigation indicates that the bicyclist was traveling eastbound on the […]

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August 4, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Federal Judge Ruling Could Delay Purple Line Construction

Purple Line construction could potentially be delayed following a federal judge’s decision on Wednesday, which orders additional studies to take into account Metrorail’s deterioration and declining ridership. According to court documents, which can be found on Bethesda Beat’s website, U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia Richard Leon ordered the defendant, the  Maryland Transit […]

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January 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

New Bikeshare Station in the Chevy Chase Lake Neighborhood

A new Capital Bikeshare station opened Jan. 12th in the Chevy Chase Lake neighborhood. The new station is located at Connecticut Avenue and Chevy Chase Lake Drive along the Capital Crescent Trail and links Capital Bikeshare to the east in Silver Spring and to the west in Bethesda. The area will eventually include a Purple […]

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October 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 30, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Oct. 30, in Montgomery County: 1. There have been more reports of an owl attacking passersby on the Capital Crescent Trail this week, and now Parks officials are considering capturing and relocating the owl. 2. Have you got your tickets? Styx is scheduled to perform a benefit […]

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October 19, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Aggressive Owl Attacks Runners On Capital Crescent Trail (VIDEO)

Montgomery Parks officials have located, and caught on camera, an owl that has been swooping down and attacking runners on the Capital Crescent Trail in Bethesda. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. For more  of our owl coverage, check out this MyMCMedia Extra.  

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October 15, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Parks Officials Catch “Aggressive Owl” on Camera (VIDEO)

Montgomery Parks officials believe they have identified and located the owl that has been attacking joggers and runners along the Capital Crescent Trail in Bethesda. MyMCMedia has received exclusive video from Montgomery Parks of what is believed to be the juvenile barred owl. Watch this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, for your first glimpse of the notorious […]

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