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June 14, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County’s Shared Streets Program Will Continue Throughout Summer

Montgomery County’s Shared Streets program will continue throughout the summer, the county announced in a June 11 statement. The Department of Transportation (MCDOT) began the Shared Streets program when the COVID-19 pandemic started. It closed some roads to cars to allow outdoor activities like walking and dining. Areas like the Bethesda Streetery offer outdoor in-street […]

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May 28, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Council Introduces Resolution to Support Maintaining Open Streets Programs

The Montgomery County Council introduced a resolution Thursday showing support for maintaining Open and Shared Streets programs. The county’s Department of Transportation (DOT) began the Shared Streets program when the COVID-19 pandemic started, according to the resolution. It closed some roads to cars to allow outdoor activities like walking and dining. Areas like the Bethesda […]

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November 4, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

County’s Campaign Aims to Alert Drivers, Pedestrians and Bicyclists About Decreased Daylight

Montgomery County officials have launched what they call one of the most aggressive campaigns in County history. The campaign is aimed towards making drivers, pedestrians, and bicyclists aware of the added perils that come with time changes and decreased hours of afternoon daylight. “Be Safe, Be Seen” includes 20 events as part of the one-month […]

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July 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man’s Best Friends Help Save Owner Stuck in Mud

Things were not looking good for a man who was stuck in the mud at the edge of the Potomac River near Brookmont Dam at the C&O Canal on Monday. According to Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue, the man was playing fetch with his two dogs about 50 yards away […]

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April 8, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Enjoying a Perfect Spring Day

Blue skies and temperatures in the 80s prompted many in Montgomery County to get outside on Monday.  Lake Needwood in Rockville provided the perfect backdrop for residents to take in the perfect day.

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April 11, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Developer Installs New Capital Bikeshare Station at Shady Grove Metro Station

Montgomery County commuters can now utilize a a new Capital Bikeshare Station at the Shady Grove Metro station’s east entrance. EYA, the developer of the Westside at Shady Grove development, funded the purchase, installation and 12 years of operating and maintenance costs for the station, according to a Montgomery County news release. It’s the 67th […]

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January 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County has launched a new partnership with NACo’s Live Healthy Program, and it may help you save money on healthcare. 2. There’s a new traffic pattern at the intersection of the Capital Crescent Trail and Little Falls Parkway in Bethesda and […]

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January 11, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Mixed Reaction to New Traffic Pattern at Capital Crescent Trail and Little Falls Parkway (PHOTO)

There’s a new traffic pattern at the intersection of the Capital Crescent Trail and Little Falls Parkway in Bethesda, and reaction to the change has been mixed. The Parkway has been narrowed from two lanes to one in each direction approaching the intersection, and the speed limit has been reduced from 35 mph to 25 […]

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November 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Bikeway Master Plan to be Discussed at Nov. 21 and Dec. 12 Meetings

Rockville city leaders are scheduled to discuss the Bikeway Master Plan on Nov. 21 and Dec. 12. A formal presentation of the plan is scheduled to take place at the Mayor and Council meeting on Nov. 21 at City Hall. Next month, residents can let local leaders know what they think of the plan at […]

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January 19, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Council Plans to Join “Vision Zero” Program to Eliminate Traffic Deaths (VIDEO)

Local leaders and community activists gathered at the Montgomery County Council chambers today to announce the Council’s effort to eliminate traffic deaths on Montgomery County roads by joining the national Vision Zero program. The Vision Zero initiative actually began in Sweden. Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner is spearheading the local effort, with the support of all […]

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