Transportation

February 13, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Cuarto Peatón Muere en Montgomery, en lo que va del Año

Un peatón fue atropellado por un automóvil y murió el miércoles, en Montgomery Village. Oficiales del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery (MCPD) respondieron a la colisión, alrededor de las 7:05 p.m. en Midcounty Highway en Pier Point Place. Según el comunicado de prensa, un automóvil viajaba hacia el sur sobre la carretera cuando […]

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February 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Fourth Pedestrian Killed This Year in Montgomery County

A pedestrian was hit by a car and killed Wednesday in Montgomery Village.  Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers responded to the collision around 7:05 p.m. at Midcounty Highway at Pier Point Place. According to a press release, a car was traveling south on the highway when it hit an adult male crossing the highway […]

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February 13, 2020 | Michelle Queen

ICC to Close This Weekend Between Georgia Ave and Shady Grove Road

Latest Work Planned Between Georgia Avenue and Shady Grove Road The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is in the process of upgrading the tolling system on the Intercounty Connector (ICC). A section of the ICC in Montgomery County is scheduled to be closed Feb. 14-17. The tolling hardware and software at all the toll facilities will […]

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February 11, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Pedestrian Safety, Capital Budget Top Agenda at Katz News Conference

Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz discussed pedestrian, bicycle, and traffic safety, the Council’s capital budget and Black History Month in his Monday news conference. Here is the news conference in its entirety.

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February 11, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Three Pedestrians Struck in Separate Incidents in Silver Spring, Rockville

Three pedestrians were struck Tuesday in Montgomery County.  The first incident occurred close to 6 a.m. this morning, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer’s Twitter account. A person was struck on Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road in Silver Spring, and had non-life threatening injuries.  The second incident was […]

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February 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open, What’s Not on Presidents Day

Here’s a list of things in the county that are open and some that are not on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 17. Montgomery County County Offices – closed Libraries – closed Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) – all stores open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – aquatics programs and facilities open.  Recreation centers, senior centers […]

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February 10, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Reunión Comunitaria Abordó el Tema de Seguridad Peatonal

Alrededor de 200 personas llenaron el auditorio de Wheaton High School, el domingo por la tarde, para ofrecer sus opiniones y sugerencias sobre las mejores opciones para reducir los accidentes de peatones y bicicletas en el condado de Montgomery. Los miembros del Concejo del condado, junto con los funcionarios del Departamento de Transporte de Maryland, […]

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February 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Council President Katz Sees Walkable Communities As Top Priority

Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz met with media today to talk about pressing issues for the council. He discussed the pedestrian, bicycle and traffic safety town hall that took place at Wheaton High School on Sunday. About 200 people attended the town hall to suggest ways to reduce pedestrian and bicycle accidents in the […]

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February 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

ICC Closures Raise Questions

Ongoing road closures on the Intercounty Connector (ICC) for tolling upgrades have raised questions about what’s changing and why there is no long-term schedule for the project. Closure updates are being sent out anywhere from a couple of days to a week in advance.  John Sales, public affairs manager for the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA), […]

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February 10, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Pedestrian, Bicycle, Traffic Safety Town Hall Addresses Community Concerns

About 200 people filled Wheaton High School auditorium Sunday afternoon to offer suggestions on the best ways to reduce pedestrian and bicycle accidents in Montgomery County. County council members, along with officials from the Maryland Department of Transportation, held a pedestrian, bicycle and traffic safety town hall as part of the county’s goal to eliminate […]

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