bus rapid transit system

November 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

Local Officials and Coalition Supporters Launch Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Naming Contest

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will be joined by Rep. John Sarbanes, Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman, and Montgomery County Council Vice President Roger Berliner, along with a coalition of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) supporters are scheduled to announce the launch of a naming contest for the County’s BRT system, Thursday. According to a news […]

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March 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Leggett Says BRT is Best Option to Reduce Traffic on Local Roads (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, County Executive Ike Leggett says Bus Rapid Transit is the best option for providing traffic relief on local roads. Related:

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March 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Leggett Says CCT Needs Federal Funding (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, County Executive Ike Leggett says the Corridor Cities Transitway (CCT) needs federal funds. Still, he said, the county is moving forward with BRT in other corridors of the county to address other traffic needs. Related:

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November 25, 2015 | Staff Writer

County Executive Ike Leggett Is Taking A Different Approach on Transit Plan (VIDEO)

At a news conference held on Nov. 23, Montgomery County Ike Leggett discussed his strategy on moving ahead with transit plans without an independent transportation authority. Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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July 16, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Rockville’s Mayor and Council Consider Revisions to Plan for the Pike

Rockville’s Mayor and Council opened the public record for written testimony on the draft Rockville’s Pike Plan at their Mayor and Council meeting July 14. The city leaders will receive a briefing on the contents of the draft plan at their next meeting at 7 p.m. on July 21 in City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave. […]

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November 26, 2013 | Staff Writer

Corridors Planned for Bus Rapid Transit System

The Montgomery County Council unanimously approved the Countywide Transit Corridors Functional Master Plan on Nov. 26. The main purpose of that plan is to establish the routes and possible station locations of the proposed countywide Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system. BRT is a plan for specially designed buses to travel over mostly dedicated lines throughout […]

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November 4, 2013 | Staff Writer

Coalition Calls for BRT Connection to Friendship Heights (Photos)

On Nov.4, the Coalition for Smarter Growth joined Bethesda-Chevy Chase area residents and businesses calling for Montgomery County officials to ensure that the rapid transit line proposed for 355 connect Friendship Heights’ jobs and homes to the rest of the county. “Connecting the Montgomery Rapid Transit to Friendship Heights will enhance transit connections with D.C […]

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October 29, 2013 | Staff Writer

Graphic of Bus Rapid Transit system

Corridor Cities Transitway Open House

The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is hosting a public open house Oct. 30 for the Corridor Cities Tansitway (CCT) Project. The CCT will be a state-of-the-art Bus Rapid Transit line operating on a fully dedicated 15-mile corridor from the COMSAT facility near Clarksburg, Maryland to the Shady Grove Metro Station. Engineering and environmental analysis for […]

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May 29, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Transit Task Force Proposes Rapid Transit System (Video)

Light rail on rubber tires -The county’s transit task force has made recommendations for a rapid transit system. Take a look. View the entire episode of County Report this Week.

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