Transportation

May 6, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Tractor Trailer Crash Causes Fuel Spill, Traffic Delays on I-495

A tractor trailer crash that led to an oil spill caused significant traffic delays on I-495 in Bethesda on Wednesday morning. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service officials say it happened between Old Georgetown Road and River Road around 4:00 a.m. when the tractor trailer crashed into a wall, and caught fire. That led to […]

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May 4, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Significant Number of Speeding Citations Given Around Capital Beltway

Rockville Barrack troopers with the Maryland State Police (MSP) issued 155 speeding citations around the Capital Beltway to vehicles going above 80 mph between April 26 and May 1, according to a statement from MSP on Monday.  This volume of speeding citations is above average and significant, said MSP Spokesperson Greg Shipley. 115 citations were […]

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April 30, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Sections of Three Roadways Open to Walkers, Bikers-Only Friday to Sunday

Montgomery Parks will once again open sections of three roads for people to walk, jog and bike this weekend. About seven miles of roadway will be closed down to vehicles between Friday at 9 a.m. through Sunday evening at 6 p.m. The open streets program’s goal is to allow pedestrians and bicyclists to use parkways […]

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April 28, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Call-n-Ride Taxi Program is Offering Delivery Services

Local taxi companies are delivering groceries and food to residents who are a part of the Call-n-Ride program, according to a statement from Montgomery County.  Taxis will provide contactless delivery of essentials from grocery stores, food banks and restaurants to low-income senior citizens and residents with disabilities who are a part of the program. Goods […]

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April 28, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

County Providing Face Coverings for Ride On Passengers Who Can’t Provide Their Own

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation launched a program today to provide face coverings for passengers on buses who don’t have their own. Face coverings are required during the coronavirus crisis to be worn on public transportation according to Gov. Larry Hogan’s executive order. Because of this, MCDOT is urging passengers to wear a face […]

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April 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Bus Stops Will Return to Sarbanes Transit Center

Several bus stops in Downtown Silver Spring that were closed due to Purple Line and Capital Crescent Trail construction will reopen on Saturday, according to a statement from Montgomery County.  Ride On and Metrobus stops around the Paul S. Sarbanes Transit Center that had to be relocated to the street will return to their original […]

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April 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Police Patrolling More on Capital Beltway

Maryland State Police (MSP) increased patrolling on the Capital Beltway in Montgomery County after receiving complaints about speeding and aggressive driving, and after two tractor trailer crashes occurred on April 23 and 24.  Troopers have been increasing their presence for weeks, particularly on the Capital Beltway, according to a statement from MSP. Troopers from the […]

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April 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Ride On Cambia Horario de Servicio de Autobús desde el Domingo

El Departamento de Transporte del Condado de Montgomery (MCDOT) anunció que reducirán sus horas de operación para los autobuses Ride On a partir del domingo. Debido al brote de COVID-19, MCDOT implementó el Plan de Servicio Esencial que incluye 36 rutas críticas para que los residentes puedan tomar los autobuses Ride On para viajes esenciales […]

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April 24, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Ride On Bus Service Hours Change Beginning Sunday

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) announced that they will be reducing their hours of operation for Ride On buses beginning Sunday. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, MCDOT implemented the Essential Service Plan which includes 36 critical routes so that residents can take Ride On buses for essential trips during the health crisis. Under […]

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April 23, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro Announces New Closures, Silver Line will be Fully Suspended

Metro announced a plan to shut down additional stations and fully suspend Silver Line service starting May 23 through the fall.  The reason for suspending service is to take advantage of low ridership during the COVID-19 pandemic and focus on projects to rebuild four Orange Line platforms and extend Silver Line stations, Metro said in […]

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