Transportation

January 22, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

PG County Man Charged with Chevy Chase Assault, Armed Carjacking

A Prince George’s County man has been charged with a Jan. 14 assault and armed carjacking in Chevy Chase, Montgomery County Police (MCPD) said in a statement. Tyrece Jones, 19, of Oxon Hill, is charged with armed carjacking, first-degree assault and the use of a firearm during the commission of crime, according to online case […]

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January 21, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro Stations Begin Reopening Following Inauguration Closures

Nine Metro stations have reopened so far following inauguration security closures. As of 9 a.m. Thursday, Gallery Place and Union Station reopened, a statement from Metro said. The following stations reopened as of 1 p.m.: Archives, Arlington Cemetery, Capitol South, Federal Center SW, Federal Triangle, Judiciary Square and Smithsonian. Four remaining stations are set to […]

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January 21, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Reunión Virtual Tratará el Tema de Seguridad Peatonal en Montgomery

El concejal Evan Glass invita a los residentes del condado de Montgomery este sábado 23 de enero a las 10 a.m. a que se unan a una conferencia virtual del programa Vision Cero para discutir los esfuerzos del condado sobre seguridad en las calles para conductores y peatones. En 2020 hubieron 18 muertos y 501 […]

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January 20, 2021 | Staff Writer

Glenmont MVA Office Moves to Larger Kemp Mill Location

Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) announced that it has relocated its Silver Spring branch office in Glenmont to a larger office space in the Kemp Mill area. MDOT MVA cut the ribbon for the new Kemp Mill office, located at 1327 Lamberton Drive in Silver Spring, on Tuesday. The new office space […]

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January 14, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Wisconsin Avenue Road Closure Planned in Bethesda

All southbound lanes of Wisconsin Avenue (MD 355) between Bethesda and Elm Street will be closed Saturday, Jan. 16 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. so that a 75-ton crane may be set up for future construction. One northbound lane of Wisconsin Avenue will temporarily be used for southbound traffic during the closure. A flagman […]

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January 14, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Metro Cerrará 13 Estaciones a Partir del Viernes por el Evento de Inauguración

Metro anunció ajustes en el servicio, incluido el cierre de 13 estaciones de tren, dentro del perímetro de seguridad ampliado de Inauguración antes del evento del próximo miércoles. Las siguientes estaciones de tren estarán cerradas desde el viernes 15 de enero hasta el fin del servicio el jueves 21 de enero (Metro Center y Gallery […]

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January 13, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro to Close 13 Stations Ahead of Inauguration Day

Metro announced service adjustments, including the closure of 13 rail stations, inside the expanded Inauguration security perimeter ahead of the event next Wednesday. The following rail stations will be closed beginning Friday through end-of-service Thursday, Jan. 21 (Metro Center and Gallery Place will be closed beginning Saturday): Red Line: Farragut North, Judiciary Square, Union Station […]

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January 6, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Metrorail, Bus Services Close Early Due to Violence in D.C.

Metro trains and buses are ending service early Wednesday night due to a 6 p.m. citywide curfew in the District of Columbia, which Mayor Muriel Bowser declared after a pro-Trump mob stormed and entered the U.S. Capitol. Train service is ending at 8 p.m., which is three hours earlier than normal. The last trains will […]

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January 4, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

After White’s Ferry Shutdown, Leaders Hope for Resolution

After more than 230 years of operation, White’s Ferry announced on Dec. 28 that it would stop service effective immediately following a November court ruling in Virginia. Since 1786, the ferry transported commuters across the Potomac River between Montgomery County, near Poolesville, and Loudoun County, Virginia. MyMCM spoke with Kerri Cook, president of the Town […]

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December 31, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

White’s Ferry Ends 230+ Year Run Over Land Dispute

White’s Ferry, which has been taking commuters across the Potomac River between Montgomery and Loudon counties since the late 1780s, ended its run last week following a court ruling. On Nov. 23, the Loudoun, Va. County Circuit Court issued a decision between the ferry operator and private land owner in Virginia that declared there was […]

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