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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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November 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Construction is Underway on the Needwood Road Bike Path

Construction of the Needwood Road Bike Path, located on the south side of Needwood Road from Redland Road to Deer Lake Road, is now underway. The off-road, concrete bike path will be eight feet wide and about 1,300 feet long, according to an update from the Montgomery County Department of Transportation.  This portion of the […]

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September 8, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 8, in Montgomery County

It’s back to work and school today for many of us. Here are your five things to know today, Sept. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Got dinner plans? About three dozen restaurants are participating in the first annual Silver Spring Restaurant Week that kicks off today in downtown Silver Spring. 2. Maryland Lt. Governor Boyd […]

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August 28, 2015 | Aline Barros

Fatal Bicycle Collision in Bethesda (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Police are investigating a fatal collision involving a vehicle and bicycle that occurred in Bethesda on Friday morning. Police said Timothy Holden, 64, of Bethesda, was hit by a Chevrolet Malibu just around 6:15 a.m. while riding his bicycle on Massachusetts Avenue. Police said Holden died at the scene. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County […]

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