rockville pike

February 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Group Calls for Longer Pedestrian Timing on Rockville Pike

About 20 people tested the crosswalk lights at Rockville Pike and Bou Avenue on Friday morning, revealing pedestrians have only seconds to cross the busy thoroughfare. “We want greater pedestrian timing,” said Ronit Dancis, president of Action Committee for Transit (ACT), the organization that organized the event. Dancis said that between 2003 and 2007, four […]

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December 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Two More Arrested for DUI as Police Investigate Fatal Crash

While Montgomery County police officers were investigating Saturday a traffic death allegedly caused by alcohol, two other drivers arriving at the crash scene were arrested for driving under the influence, a police statement released Tuesday said. The arrests occurred as a portion of Rockville Pike was closed after a BMW driver hit a scooter driver. […]

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December 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Police Investigating Fatal Collision on Rockville Pike

The driver of a BMW was charged Saturday night with driving under the influence after he struck a Rockville man on a scooter, who ultimately died, according to a Montgomery County police statement. The deceased is Ross Stanley Redler, 56, of the 5900 block of Halpine Road, police said. He was driving a 2014 Tao […]

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September 29, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Ride On Launches New Bus Service (VIDEO)

Less stops and more go. That’s what Ride On’s new extRa limited-stop bus service is all about. After roughly two years of planning, residents will catch them along Route 355 starting Oct. 2nd. “This gives people the opportunity to travel down Rockville Pike in a express way, Dan Hibbert, division chief for RideOn Transit Services, said. “We […]

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September 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Man Killed When Car Rear-Ends Ride On Bus

A man died after rear-ending a Ride On bus on Rockville Pike on Saturday, Montgomery County police said. The man’s name was not released in a Sunday police statement. The crash occurred about 8:30 p.m. at Halpine Road, police said. The bus, traveling northbound, had stopped for a traffic light and the car, a northbound […]

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August 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 28, in Montgomery County: 1.Purple Line Groundbreaking: Governor Larry Hogan and U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao will participate in a ceremonial groundbreaking for the light-rail transit line in Hyattsville at 10 a.m. as reported by Bethesda Beat. 2.Bethesda Blast: The next controlled blast for the BRAC-related Crossing […]

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August 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Pinstripes Opens at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda

There is a new place to bowl, play bocce and dine in Montgomery County. Pinstripes is now open at the Pike & Rose development at the intersection of Old Georgetown Road and Rockville Pike in North Bethesda. The two-story, 37,000 square feet showplace features 14 bowling lanes, 10 indoor/outdoor bocce courts, a bistro and more. […]

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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Lane Closures Planned for Next Five Weekends on Rockville Pike in Bethesda

Over the next five weekends, Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation will close lanes on Rockville Pike between Woodmont Avenue and Wilson Drive, near the Medical Center Metro Station, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Naval Support Activity Bethesda. The lanes will close at 10 p.m. Friday […]

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May 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Weekend Lane Closures Near NIH Planned

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation will close two northbound lanes of Rockville Pike (MD 355) between Woodmont Avenue and Center Drive, near the Medical Center Metro Station, NIH, and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Naval Support Activity Bethesda, according to a notice from the BRAC coordinator office of Montgomery County Executive […]

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May 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Promark Acquires 451 Hungerford Drive Property in Downtown Rockville (PHOTO)

Promark Real Estate Services has just closed on a mixed-use building at 451 Hungerford Drive in downtown Rockville. The seven-story building is adjacent to Rockville Town Square and directly across the street from the second phase of the Rockville Town Center, where two new multifamily complexes are currently being built. With 400 feet of prominent […]

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