Transportation

March 26, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Two People Hospitalized Friday Following Collision in Bethesda

Two people were hospitalized after a collision in Bethesda early Friday morning. The crash happened at Old Georgetown Road and Wisconsin Avenue, around 2:30 a.m., according to a tweet from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer. The crash caused the vehicle to flip over, resulting in an entrapment where both occupants had […]

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March 25, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Damascus Fuel Truck Driver Dies in Fiery Frederick County Crash

A fuel truck driver from Damascus died Tuesday during a fiery crash in Frederick County, according to Maryland State Police. William J. Costigan, 57, was hauling diesel fuel westbound on Interstate 70 near Exit 68 in Mount Airy when his truck drove off the left side of the road and into the median around 3 […]

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March 24, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Los Autobuses del Condado Reanudarán las Tarifas a partir del 5 de Abril

El Departamento de Transporte del Condado de Montgomery (MCDOT, por sus siglas en inglés) reanudará el cobro de tarifas en todos los autobuses Ride On, Ride On extRa y Flash a partir del 5 de abril. Los autobuses también comenzarán a abordar pasajeros por la puerta principal de todos los autobuses excepto los autobuses Flash. […]

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March 24, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

MCDOT to Resume Bus Fares Starting April 5

Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will resume fare collection on all Ride On, Ride On extRa and Flash buses starting April 5. Buses will also begin front door boarding on all buses except for Flash buses. Since March 2020, rear doors have been used for boarding in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This change […]

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March 22, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Stealing a Car With Toddler Inside: Two Suspects Arrested for Germantown Theft, Kidnapping

Two suspects were arrested and charged for the theft of a vehicle with a toddler inside on March 18 in Germantown. Police charged Jordon Douville, 20, of an unconfirmed address and Christina Carr, 30, of Brinklow, with stolen vehicle-related offenses and kidnapping. According to Montgomery County Police, the theft took place in the 19600 block […]

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March 19, 2021 | Staff Writer

Executive Boulevard and Old Georgetown Road Intersection Will Close for Several Months

The intersection of Executive Boulevard and Old Georgetown Road in North Bethesda will be closed beginning Monday for an estimated five months due to construction work, according to a release from Montgomery County. The intersection will be completely closed off to vehicle traffic. The project, called “White Flint West Workaround” is part of the county’s […]

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March 17, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Free Rides for St. Patrick’s Day Revelers Offered by SoberRide

If you plan to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a visit to an Irish pub or another establishment that serves green beer, don’t forget to have a plan to get home safely. Once again, the nonprofit Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) is offering people in the D.C. area (including Montgomery County) a free ride home […]

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March 16, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Accidente en Burtonsville Deja a un Adulto y un Niño Gravemente Heridos

Un “accidente seguido por un incendio” en Burtonsville dejó a dos personas, incluido un niño, gravemente heridos, dijo el portavoz del Servicio de Bomberos y Rescate del Condado de Montgomery (MCFRS), Pete Piringer. MCFRS transportó a los dos al hospital, escribió Piringer en Twitter. La colisión ocurrió justo antes de la 1 a.m. del martes […]

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March 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Fiery Crash in Burtonsville Leaves Adult, Child Seriously Injured

A “fiery crash” in Burtonsville left two people, including a child, seriously injured, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Spokesperson Pete Piringer said. MCFRS transported the two to the hospital, Piringer wrote on Twitter. The collision occurred just before 1 a.m. Tuesday on Old Columbia Pike near Loma Linda Court. A car collided with […]

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March 12, 2021 | Rachel Clair

Maryland Transportation Authority Asks for Patience as Toll Notices Resume

The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is asking for patience and understanding in response to high call volumes and wait times. MDTA has seen a mass uptick in calls since it resumed mailing notices of toll due following a pause from March to October 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic. Notices of toll due are mailed to […]

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