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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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June 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Leggett Announces Agreement on White Oak Development

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett announced today that Montgomery County is moving forward on its vision of creating a local community in the eastern portion of the County that provides opportunities to live, work and play in a walkable, mixed use transit-oriented development. According to a news release, the County has reached an agreement with […]

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March 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Council Reacts to Executive’s New Bus Rapid Transit Plan (VIDEO)

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) would bring bus routes on some of the counties busiest roads. Recently, County Executive Ike Leggett proposed additional funds for planning BRT in one of the counties most congested corridors. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports on the County Council’s reaction. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its […]

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March 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

It Was a Big Day for Transportation News in MoCo (VIDEO)

It was a big day for transportation news in Montgomery County. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that the state has selected a vendor for the Purple Line and County Executive Ike Leggett announces plans to move forward with Bus Rapid Transit in several key corridors of the county. So which announcement is more important? Find […]

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November 25, 2015 | Staff Writer

County Executive Ike Leggett Is Taking A Different Approach on Transit Plan (VIDEO)

At a news conference held on Nov. 23, Montgomery County Ike Leggett discussed his strategy on moving ahead with transit plans without an independent transportation authority. Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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November 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

Teen Hospitalized in Serious Condition, Police Investigate Hit and Run on Route 29

UPDATED Police say the driver has been located. You can find more information here. UPDATE: Driver involved in hit-and-run pedestrian collision has come forward to police. Additional info. provided once facts are confirmed. — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) November 3, 2015 ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County police officers are investigating a hit-and-run collision that occurred last night […]

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October 22, 2015 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Collision on Columbia Pike in White Oak

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian that occurred shortly after 6 a.m. on Thursday along Columbia Pike (U.S. Route 29) south of New Hampshire Avenue in the White Oak area of Silver Spring. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates the pedestrian, identified as 18-year-old Michelle Sena Hoyah of […]

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August 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Route 29 Batman Killed After Being Struck by Vehicle on I-70 in Hagerstown

UPDATED A man known as the Route 29 Batman was killed in a traffic accident Sunday night in Hagerstown. Maryland State Police said that 51-year-old Leonard (Lenny) Robinson was driving his custom made Batmobile, although he was not in costume, when he had engine trouble on eastbound I-70 west of Big Pool Road around 10:30 […]

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March 3, 2015 | Krista Brick

SHA Invites Public to Weigh In on Route 29 Changes

The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is moving forward with the design of the US 29 (Columbia Pike) Interchange Improvement Project from Musgrove Road to Fairland Road in Montgomery County. The project will improve traffic operations on US 29 and adjacent county roads, improve safety, reduce congestion, connect pedestrian and bicycle facilities, and support current […]

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July 10, 2014 | Krista Brick

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Woman Killed in Silver Spring Crash

UPDATED at 12:30 p.m., July 10: A Silver Spring woman has died after being involved in a what police say was a hit-and-run accident at Route 29 and Fairland Road Wednesday (July 9) afternoon. Marcelina Maria Cordoba,  22, of the 14100 block of Castle Boulevard in Silver Spring, was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening […]

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