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March 31, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 31 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 31, and it is Equal Pay Day. Here are five things worthy of your knowledge in Montgomery County. 1. Stay at Home: Gov. Larry Hogan, along with Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D), have enacted “Stay at Home” orders in the DMV area. So, stay at home […]

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May 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Cyclists Undeterred by Bike to Work Day Rain

Thousands of commuters ignored the rain and rode their bicycles to work Friday morning for Bike to Work Day, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments said. By its tally, more than 17,000 Washington-area commuters left their cars at home and pedaled to work. Nearly 100 pit stops in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia […]

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May 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

17,500 Expected to Bike to Work on Friday

Friday’s Bike to Work Day is expected to have 17,500 expected to take part. Organizers say many participants will be biking to work for the first time. And of the people who are first-timers, 10 percent continue to bike to work an average of 1.4 days a week, according to Commuter Connections and the Washington […]

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May 20, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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

Temperatures are expected to warm up today with highs in the mid-70’s.  Here are five more things to know today, May 20, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council tentatively approved the Fiscal Year 2017 Operating Budget. The budget includes an 8.7 percent increase in property taxes. 2. Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld announced the rail […]

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May 19, 2016 | Willie James Inman

May 20 is Bike to Work Day in Montgomery County

Drivers take note, May 20th is Bike to Work Day in Montgomery County. County Executive Ike Leggett is encouraging residents to take time to discover an alternate way to commute.  “Many residents have begun bicycling to work and I encourage those who have been considering it to join the fun on Bike to Work Day,” […]

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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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May 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 15, in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, May 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Pedal Power: It’s Bike to Work Day across the region. 2. Peace Officers Memorial Day: Flags have been lowered to half staff today, in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. 3. Superintendent Frontrunner: Andrew […]

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June 5, 2014 | Staff Writer

County Celebrated Biking in May (Video)

Here’s an update from Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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May 19, 2014 | Staff Writer

Bike to Work Makeup Day (PHOTOS)

A Bike to Work makeup day is scheduled for today from 7 – 9 a.m. in the city of Gaithersburg. Despite driving rains, more than 30 bicyclists visited the Bike to Work Day stop in Gaithersburg at the corner of Great Seneca Highway and Orchard Ridge Road on May 16. Free t-shirts, food and drinks […]

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May 16, 2014 | Staff Writer

Capital Bikeshare Discount for County Employees (Video)

To celebrate Bike to Work Day today, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett announced that the County will offer employees a steep discount for a limited time on a Capital Bikeshare membership. Leggett also released data on the County’s bikeshare usage in April, showing that it nearly doubled compared to March. “For more and more people […]

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