Transportation

August 6, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Along Dangerous Bethesda Roadway, Safety Improvement Project Begins

Work has begun on the long anticipated roadway improvement project along River Road in Bethesda. The $1.9 million project, which aims to improve safety between Braeburn Parkway and Pyle Road, is expected to be completed by spring 2021. For years, residents and councilmembers alike have voiced concerns about the deadly intersection, which in 2016 was […]

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August 4, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Árbol cae sobre un Automóvil en Montgomery y el Conductor Resulta Lesionado

Los Servicios de Bomberos y Rescate del Condado de Montgomery respondieron al llamado de un árbol que cayó sobre un vehículo, alrededor de las 9:10 a.m. del martes. El automóvil estaba en movimiento cuando fue golpeado por un árbol en Westlake Drive, cerca de Tuckerman Lane, en Rockville. Un adulto fue trasladado al hospital con […]

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August 4, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Motorist Injured After Falling Tree Hits Car

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services responded to a sideways vehicle at around 9:10 a.m. Tuesday. The car had been traveling when it was struck by a tree on Westlake Drive near Tuckerman Lane in Rockville. One adult was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. MCFRS moved the tree out from the path of […]

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July 31, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Ride On Bus Service to Expand Routes August 2

Beginning August 2, Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will expand the Ride On Bus Service to support businesses that continue to reopen as well as those resuming activity previously impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. With these new additions in place, all Ride On-branded bus routes and Ride On Extra routes will be operating. The […]

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July 31, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Medical Center, Bethesda Metro Stations to Close for Track Work Aug. 2

Metro has announced that Red Line track work will shutter service between Grosvenor-Strathmore and Friendship Heights stations through Aug. 14. The closure comes following a week-long project at Takoma Park Station, which has halted service between Fort Totten and Silver Spring through Aug. 1. REMINDER: Buses replace trains between Fort Totten & Silver Spring today […]

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July 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Man Arrested After Allegedly Shooting at Vehicle on Beltway, Police Say

Maryland State Police (MSP) announced Wednesday they arrested and charged a man for shooting at a truck while traveling on the Capital Beltway in Silver Spring. Michael Andre Holmes, 25, of Annapolis is accused of the crime and is charged with first and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment from a car. In a statement Monday […]

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July 29, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Germantown Woman Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash in Rockville, MCPD Investigating

A Gaithersburg woman died from injuries sustained in a multi-vehicle collision in Rockville on Tuesday morning. Three other people were injured, according to the Montgomery County Police Department. 74-year-old Amanda Motta of King James Way in Gaithersburg was sitting in the back seat of a vehicle that was struck on West Montgomery Avenue (MD Route […]

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July 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro Leaders Discuss How to Support Distancing When Service Increases

Metro will nearly double rail capacity when service increases next month, General Manager Paul Wiedefeld said at a board meeting July 23.  Metrobus will increase service as well, and Metro’s Riders Advisory Council Chair Andrew Kierig brought up concerns about physical distancing. He said there are transit agencies in other areas that collect ridership data […]

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July 27, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Residentes de Maryland deben estar en Cuarentena por 14 Días si Visitan Nueva York

Maryland se une a una lista de otros 30 estados cuyos residentes deben ponerse en cuarentena, durante 14 días, si viajan a la ciudad de Nueva York, como medida para evitar la propagación del Covid-19. Esto aplica una vez que alguien ingresa a Nueva York, pero excluye a aquellos que pasan por el estado. El […]

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July 27, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Maryland Residents Must Quarantine for 14 Days When Visiting New York

Maryland joins a list of 30 other states whose residents are required to quarantine for 14 days due to COVID-19 if they are traveling to New York . This applies once someone enters New York, but excludes those who are passing through the state. The New York Coronavirus website says that passing through includes stopping […]

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