August 27, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Department of Transportation to Add More Scooters Throughout the County

Montgomery County Department of Transportation’s expansion of the dockless vehicle pilot program is underway. The pilot program now includes e-bikes and e-scooters and has been expanded to include two service areas, East and West County.  This expansion includes Bird scooters, which are now available in certain parts of the county. Additional areas of the county will […]

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May 17, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Bike Lanes Flourishing Around Montgomery County

Protected and improved bike lanes have been popping up all over Montgomery County the past two years, and the county is rolling out plans for even more.   When bike advocate Casey Anderson was first appointed Montgomery County Planning Board chair, trying to make biking safer and easier “was like beating my head against the wall,” he said.  But […]

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June 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 19, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Red Line News: The Shady Grove and Rockville Metro stations are closed this week for SafeTrack work. Find out more, here. 2. Police Blotter: Montgomery County police have arrested three men for the June 5th murders of 17-year-old Shadi Najjar and 18-year-old […]

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March 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Local Leaders Cut the Ribbon for Satellite Capital Bikeshare Network in Wheaton (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials celebrated the satellite Capital Bikeshare network in Wheaton on Wednesday morning. It may have been too cold for bike riding but local officials were beaming as they cut the ribbon at the bikeshare station adjacent to the Wheaton Metro station along Georgia Avenue. “My heart skips a beat every time I see […]

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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 13, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Metro Announces Free Access to Bike & Ride Facilities (PHOTO)

College Park Metro Bike & Ride customers will no longer need to buy separate cards to access Bike & Ride facilities. Bike & Ride customers can now use covered bicycle parking for free with a registered SmarTrip card at the College Park-U of MD station. According to a news release, the Bike & Ride facility […]

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May 13, 2015 | Krista Brick

Bike Racks Could Crank Up Sales for Rockville Businesses

Business owners in Rockville could crank up sales by getting a free bike rack near their shop. Business owners who lack bicycle parking near their shop or office could qualify for a rack –provided and installed for free by the City of Rockville — under the city’s Bike Rack Grant Program, according to a release […]

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April 29, 2015 | Sonya Burke

A Day in the Life of Transit in Montgomery County (PHOTOS)

One week ago today, Montgomery Community Media celebrated a day in the life of Montgomery County. Residents from around the county shared photos of their day and one of the most popular subjects in these photos was transportation. So how do you get around the county? The photo gallery, below, documents what some of your […]

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March 26, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, March 26 in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, March 26 in Montgomery County. The Lady Terps play in the NCAA regional round March 28. Photographer Phil Fabrizio highlights the win that got them there against Princeton in photos. There’s a job fair today in Silver Spring to provide refugee beneficiaries with an opportunity to become self-sufficient. […]

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March 9, 2015 | Krista Brick

BikeShare Rates Increase May 1

Starting May 1 it’s going to cost you more to use Capital Bikeshare. Annual membership will jump from $75 to $85, while casual one-day users will pay $8, up from $7. The pricing structure change derives from a review of public comments made at the Capital Bikeshare Open House held on Jan. 28 and through […]

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