Transportation

October 14, 2019 | Cindy Peña

Pedestrian Struck in Multi-Vehicle Accident on Rockville Pike

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue responded to an accident on Monday at Rockville Pike and Edmonston Dr. involving a pedestrian. Several vehicles were also involved.  Emergency responders took three people to the hospital, including the pedestrian with traumatic injuries. The pedestrian walk/don’t walk sign was damaged in the accident and is currently not working. Update […]

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October 10, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Oportunidad para Donar Bicicletas y Piezas en Montgomery

El Departamento de Transporte del Condado de Montgomery (MCDOT) tendrá su colección anual de bicicletas el 18 de octubre de 7 a.m. a 2 p.m. junto al estacionamiento del Edificio de Oficinas del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, en la esquina de las calles East Jefferson y Monroe en Rockville. El evento es parte del […]

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October 9, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Donate Bicycles and Parts During the County’s Annual Bike Collection on Oct. 18

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will have its annual bicycle collection on Oct. 18 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. next to the Montgomery County Council Office Building parking garage, at the corner of East Jefferson and Monroe Streets in Rockville. The event is part of Community Service Month. Donated bikes and parts will […]

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October 9, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Four People Charged in 30 Vehicle Thefts and 100 Thefts from Vehicles in the County

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) charged three people with committing vehicle thefts and thefts from vehicles. A fourth person was charged with involvement in the thefts from vehicles.  Investigators think the four suspects stole about 30 vehicles and committed about 100 thefts from vehicles in the county.  Detectives charged Khristian Markeel Champ, 20, Alaunte […]

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October 9, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Here’s What You Need to Know to Be Real ID Compliant

Having a Real ID compliant driver’s license or ID card will be necessary to board commercial aircraft or gain access to federal facilities starting Oct. 1, 2020. MyMCMedia spoke with Chrissy Nizer, an administrator for the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), to gain a better understanding of what people need to know in order to […]

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October 7, 2019 | Cindy Peña

Transforming Transportation in Silver Spring

There’s a new “protected intersection” in downtown Silver Spring.  It’s designed to protect bicyclists and pedestrians and is the first of its kind in the Mid-Atlantic region.  This is all part of a larger transportation project to make biking and walking safer in Montgomery County. My MC Media was at the ribbon cutting in Silver […]

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October 7, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Just Another Manic Monday: Metro Single-Tracking Due to Train Collision

Wondering why your commute is taking longer than expected this Monday morning? Delays were caused by two out-of-service trains that rear-ended each other earlier today when heading back to their respective rail yards. The collision occurred between the Foggy Bottom and Farragut West stations. The two train operators were treated for non-life-threatening injuries. one has […]

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October 4, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

First Fully Electric Vehicle Charging Station Comes to Montgomery County

The first fully electric vehicle charging station in the United States is in Montgomery County.  Depeswar Doley has owned RS Automotives on Carroll Avenue in Takoma Park since 1997, and converted it from a petroleum station to an electric vehicle station. He shut down his gas station in 2017 because he wasn’t happy with his […]

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October 4, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Rockville City Election Candidates Participate in Debate

Candidates in the 2019 city of Rockville election participated in a debate during a forum presented by the Rockville Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday. Rockville voters will decide between two candidates for Mayor, and 13 candidates for four Council seats in the first-ever Vote by Mail city election. Rockville City Hall will be the only […]

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October 4, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

FedEx Truck Hits Damascus Home

A FedEx delivery truck hit a single family home in Damascus Thursday afternoon. The driver of the truck, who is presumed to have swerved to avoid a deer, was ejected from the vehicle due to the impact from the collision. The driver was transported to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. There was some structural damage […]

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