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November 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Green Pavement Markings Installed in Silver Spring as MoCo Leads Way in Bicycle Safety on State Highways

Montgomery County is the first in the state to have protected bicycle infrastructure on State highways, according to a recent news release from the office of Council Vice President Hans Riemer. Green pavement markings were installed in downtown Silver Spring along certain intersections. The green paint markings are aimed at improving visibility, and thus safety, […]

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August 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 15, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Senior Citizens Day at the Fair: Seniors get their fair on at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair. 2. Tuesday Evening Bicycle Ride: Starting at 6:30 p.m., Rockville plans a leisurely bike ride through town. 3. Need a Stretch?: Gaithersburg hosts “Yoga in the […]

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July 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 20, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Heat and Humidity: The National Weather Service is predicting excessive heat thru the weekend. For heat safety tips and resources, visit here. 2. On the Agenda: Several Montgomery County Council committees meet today and some of the issues local leaders are discussing […]

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July 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Metrorail’s General Manager on Safe Track Repairs on the Red Line (VIDEO)

At a July 27th news conference at the Silver Spring Metro station, local officials advised Metro Red Line commuters to seek transportation alternatives next week as Safe Track repair work is expected to cause significant delays on the entire line. “This will be the first time Red line customers will experience Safe Track reductions slash delays,” said […]

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July 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Collision Involving Bicyclist in Rockville

Montgomery County police are investigating a fatal collision involving a bicyclist and a car that happened at Veirs Mill Road and Turkey Branch Parkway. According to police, 31-year-old Oscar Mauricio Gutierrez Osorio, of Teaberry Road in Silver Spring, was killed in the collision that occurred shortly after 1:20 p.m. on July 17th. Police said the preliminary investigation […]

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June 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Collision Involving Teen Bicyclist in Gaithersburg

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision involving a 16-year-old bicyclist that occurred Thursday afternoon at the intersection of South Frederick Avenue and Fulks Corner Avenue in the city of Gaithersburg. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that the bicyclist was traveling northbound on the sidewalk of the southbound side of South […]

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May 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

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SHA Begins Work on Sligo Creek Trail Improvements

Hikers and cyclists who use a popular trail in Montgomery County will soon enjoy an improved walk or ride in Takoma Park. The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) is beginning a $1.9 million bicycle and pedestrian improvement project in the southeast quadrant of the Piney Branch Road and Sligo Creek Parkway intersection. […]

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April 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Rockville Cruises into Bike Month in May

The city of Rockville is celebrating Bike Month in May with a variety of events aimed at promoting biking in the city. The month long celebration kicks off on May 1st at Rockville City Hall, and includes weekly bike safety checks and some friendly competition with the city of Frederick. Bike Month Kickoff Ride Sunday, […]

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February 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Jennifer Toole Headlines Planning Department’s Speakers Series, Her Topic is Cycling (VIDEO)

Jennifer Toole headlined the Planning Department’s Winter Speaker Series this month. Bridget Schwiesow has a recap. The next Speaker Series event takes place on Wednesday, March 16 at 6 p.m. at the Planning Department’s auditorium, 8787 Georgia Avenue, in Silver Spring. Transportation planner Jeffrey Tumlin, principal and director of strategy for San Francisco-based Nelson/Nygaard, will […]

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November 29, 2015 | Staff Writer

Four Cyclists Injured on Glen Road

Four cyclists were transported to the hospital on Saturday morning after a collision in the 10300 block of Glen Road, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the collision occurred when one cyclist went down causing a chain reaction with the others. Piringer described the injuries on his […]

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