bus depot

September 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

A Picture Perfect First Day Back at School

School buses started rolling out of their depots before the sun came out on the first day of school for Montgomery County. MCPS set a new record for enrollment with more than 164,000 students. The county’s newest school, Snowden Farm Elementary School in Clarksburg, greeted students for the first time Tuesday. Throw in nice weather […]

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May 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Firefighters Investigate School Bus Fire at MCPS Depot

UPDATE 5.22.17 Montgomery County fire and rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer said there is nothing suspicious about the school bus fire at the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) bus depot at Crabbs Branch Way over the weekend. Piringer said investigators believe the fire was electrical in nature and it may have originated in the dashboard. He […]

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February 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Plans to Schedule School Bus Depot Meetings in Mid-to-Late March

A Montgomery County official says community meetings are expected to take place in mid-to-late March to discuss potential sites for parking hundreds of Montgomery County school buses. That’s the word from General Services Director David Dise, who said the county has been working with officials from the school district about the suitability of any potential […]

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October 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Council President Nancy Floreen Touts New Bill to Create Property Tax Credit for Seniors at News Briefing (VIDEO)

At her weekly briefing today, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen announced that she’s introducing a bill at this week’s County Council meeting that would create a new property tax credit for residents who are 65-years-old and who have lived in the same dwelling for at least 40 years. Retired members of the U.S. armed […]

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June 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rockville City Hall

Rockville Mayor on Shady Grove Bus Depot Relocation (VIDEO)

Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton attended a County Council meeting on June 21st to learn the latest about plans to park buses at the Shady Grove bus depot elsewhere. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Newton explained that it is important for the city to be involved in the process if the county is considering parking sites in […]

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June 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Leventhal on Bus Depot and the Shady Grove Sector Plan (VIDEO

At a County Council meeting today, Councilmember George Leventhal said he will not support putting school buses at the Carver Education Services Center. His remarks were greeted with applause from many residents in the audience. During his remarks at the dais, Leventhal also said he wishes he didn’t vote for the Shady Grove Sector Plan. […]

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June 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember Katz Describes Bus Depot Situation As “A Mess” (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council held a meeting on June 21st to discuss plans for relocating hundreds of school buses from the depot on Shady Grove Road. There were dozens of Rockville residents in the audience opposed to plans to relocate the buses to the Carver Educational Services Center parking lot and to another site on […]

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May 17, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Council President Floreen Requests MCPS Suspend Plans for Moving Buses to Carver Lot (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen has sent a letter today to  School Board President Michael Durso requesting that Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) suspend “all planning and other preparatory activity related to the proposed Carver site,” until the Council takes up the issue in June. “We share your concern that the ultimate transition of […]

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January 28, 2015 | Krista Brick

photo of Shady Grove Bus Depot

Opponents of Blair G. Ewing Center Demolition Plan Rally (VIDEO)

Opponents of the Montgomery County Public Schools’ plan to demolish the Blair G. Ewing Center off Avery Road and replace it with a bus depot for nearly 400 buses are planning a rally on Thursday in front of the County Council building. The rally, scheduled from 2 to 3 p.m., is set just before the […]

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