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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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March 17, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Metrorail Shuts Down for a Day Forcing Commuters to Find Alternatives (VIDEO)

Metrorail service was suspended on Wednesday for emergency inspections after a tunnel fire near McPherson Square Station on Monday. For many Montgomery County residents that meant longer commutes and finding alternative methods of transportation. In this MyMCMedia video, area residents talk about their commuting experiences and give advice on how Metro officials should handle maintenance issues […]

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August 3, 2015 | Aline Barros

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Metro Opens First New Escalator Entrance at Bethesda Station (VIDEO)

The first of three new entrance escalators is now operating at the Bethesda Metro Station. According to a news release, the escalator opened for service on Aug. 3. “This is a significant improvement for our customers at Bethesda Station. This first new entrance escalator will provide more reliable service for the thousands of passengers who […]

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July 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Lt. Jacocks Serves 60 Years at Montgomery County Police Department (VIDEO)

Over 60 years ago, Lieutenant Thomas Jacocks joined the Montgomery County Police Department. Today, Lieutenant Jacocks is the longest-serving member of law enforcement at a single agency in the state of Maryland and he currently serves as a Deputy Commander of the 2nd District station in Bethesda. CCM’s Susan Kenedy has his story. Visit our […]

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February 20, 2015 | Krista Brick

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Bethesda Metro Station to Close This Weekend for Escalator Project

If your weekend plans are in Bethesda, don’t count on using the Bethesda Metro station. Metro’s escalator contractor will install major components of the first new entrance escalator at Bethesda Station on Feb. 21 and 22. The station will be closed during the work, according to the Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority. Bethesda’s entrance escalators […]

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April 11, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Bethesda Station Chosen as WMATA Test Site (Video)

Washington Metro Transportation Authority (WMATA) announced today (April 11) that the Bethesda Metro Station has been chosen as a test site for future station concepts as part of their Momentum program. Momentum is WMATA’s strategic plan for the Metro system. The Bethesda Station was chosen to enable WMATA to test several design concepts in a […]

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