Transportation

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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July 24, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Takoma Park Red Line Station To Experience Closure From July 26-August 1

Beginning Sunday, July 26, the Takoma Park Red Line Station will be closed. The closure comes as a result of several repairs occurring on the Red Line throughout the summer. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority website states: “Ridership levels are extremely low (down 90-95 percent), and buses are able to run in place of […]

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July 23, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Metro to Ramp Up Services Beginning August 16

Metro will add more bus routes, train schedules and 15 additional service hours per week beginning Aug. 16. The service extension, a part of the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority’s recovery plan, aims to provide more transit options for the region amid the pandemic. Extended service will restore many lines and routes to pre-COVID availability. Metrobus will […]

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July 23, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Capital Crescent Trail Closed for Construction

Montgomery Parks has closed the Capital Crescent Trail (CCT) for the next few weeks to allow for the construction of a raised crosswalk on the trail. The crosswalk will be placed at the Little Falls Parkway crossing in Bethesda. No deadline has been given for the construction’s end, but those who wish to continue using […]

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July 22, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Several Injured in Bus Collision on Route 355

Several people were injured in a collision involving a Ride On bus and a minivan between Frederick Road and Shady Grove Road in Gaithersburg Tuesday evening. Update – Frederick Road and Shady Grove Road, collision involving bus, @MCFRS_EMIHS evaluating several injuries, all NLT, Some lanes blocked https://t.co/1fz9iZBITf — Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) July 21, 2020 At […]

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July 20, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Councilmember Glass Voices Frustration Over Purple Line Construction ‘Mess’

Councilmember Evan Glass expressed frustration Sunday over the construction of Maryland’s Purple Line, which faces delays and uncertainties on completion.   I’ve grown very frustrated with the construction of the Purple Line and the stonewalling by the governor’s administration and private contractors regarding budgets, timelines and schedules. ⁰https://t.co/UIXKupfttP — Evan Glass (@EvanMGlass) July 19, 2020 “I’ve […]

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July 17, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Concerned With Beltway Expansion, Activists Request More Time to Review Environmental Report

Some environmental activist groups, including the Maryland Sierra Club and National Parks Conservation Association, have expressed concerns with the beltway expansion environmental impact report released in June. The state is offering a 90-day period for anyone to review the document, released by the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration and Federal Highway Administration. Some activists […]

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July 16, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Several Injured in Vehicle Collision Along Route 27 in Damascus

Ridge Road at Bloom Drive in Damascus is temporarily closed in both directions due to a two vehicle collision involving a pick up and dump truck. At around 9 a.m. Thursday, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Squad responded to the incident. MCFRS Emergency Medical and Integrated Healthcare Services is evaluating one adult trauma patient to […]

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July 9, 2020 | Samantha Subin

County Launches E-Bike Program, Expands E-Scooter Pilot Program

Montgomery County launched a dockless e-bike program Wednesday expected to bring additional travel options to local residents. The county’s current e-scooter pilot program will also expand service to Gaithersburg, and add a fleet of new vehicles from Spin. The announcement comes as counties nationwide look to expand safe and socially distanced travel options for residents […]

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