Transportation

January 27, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County Council President Katz Holds First Press Conference

Sidney Katz held his first press conference as Council President on Monday. Topics of discussion included economic development, pedestrian safety, affordable senior housing and education. Here are a few highlights: Katz says he plans to hold his press conferences twice a month.

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January 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich Presentará el Nuevo Coordinador de “Visión Cero”

El Ejecutivo del condado de Montgomery, Marc Elrich, a las 10:30 a.m. del lunes 27 de enero, presentará al nuevo coordinador del programa Vision Cero. El programa, que involucra a numerosos departamentos y agencias del Condado, busca eliminar el número de muertes relacionadas con el tráfico para 2030. El nuevo coordinador, que fue seleccionado tras […]

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January 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Más Estudiantes en El Programa “Kids Ride Free”

El programa Kids Ride Free en el condado de Montgomery anunció el aumento de estudiantes entre sus  pasajeros. El miembro del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, Evan Glass, y el Comité de Medio Ambiente y Transporte se reunieron el 23 de enero para discutir el Programa Kids Ride Free. Este es un programa que proporciona […]

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January 24, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Kids Ride Free Program Generates Ridership Among Students

The Kids Ride Free Program in Montgomery County has led to a growth in ridership among students.   At-large Montgomery County Council member Evan Glass and the Transportation and Environment Committee met January 23rd to discuss the Kids Ride Free Program. It provides free bus services from Ride On and Metro to children 18 and under if they present […]

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January 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Ranked Sixth Worst State for Motorists

A new study ranks Maryland as the sixth worst state for motorists. The rankings were recently released by the finance website, WalletHub.com. The study compared all 50 states using 31 metrics or indicators of a positive driving experience. The indicators were grouped into four categories and given a weighted score. Those categories include: Cost to […]

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January 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Section of ICC Will Close Next Two Weekends for Tolling System Upgrades

The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is in the process of upgrading the tolling system on the Intercounty Connector (ICC). A section of the the ICC in Montgomery County is scheduled to be closed Jan. 24-27 and Jan. 31-Feb. 3. The tolling hardware and software at all the toll facilities will be replaced as part of […]

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January 22, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Alerta de Tráfico: Ruptura de Tubería de Agua Causa Retrasos

ACTUALIZACIÓN: (Enero 22 11:20 am) La Policía informó que la vía está habilitada y el tráfico vehicular se normalizó. NOTA PREVIA La ruptura de una tubería de agua causó grandes retrasos en el tráfico en Falls Road, dirección norte, entre Chilham Place y Cold Spring Road, cerca de Montrose Road, el miércoles por la mañana. […]

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January 22, 2020 | Staff Writer

Traffic Alert: Water Main Break Causes Major Delays

A water main break caused major traffic delays on Falls Road north bound between Chilham Place and Cold Spring Road near Montrose Road on Wednesday morning. Police say the road is open, and traffic is moving again.     Water main break closes northbound Falls Rd (MD 189) between Chilham Pl and Cold Spring Rd, […]

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January 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Man Killed Crossing Rockville Pike was Special Olympics Athlete

Brett Badin, who was fatally struck by a vehicle on Rockville Pike on the night of Jan. 16, was a Special Olympics Montgomery County (SOMO) athlete.  The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) said the Rockville man was struck while trying to cross Rockville Pike near Wootton Parkway. Badin, 32, was a long-time bowling athlete, according […]

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January 17, 2020 | Cindy Peña

Elrich Reacts to Third Pedestrian Fatality in 2020

Only two weeks into the new year and already three people have died in pedestrian-related collisions on Montgomery County roads. The latest happened on Rockville Pike, near Wootton Parkway, around 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 16. This incident came 24 hours after a pedestrian was hit and killed on Rockville Pike Wednesday night. These pedestrian […]

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