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April 21, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Takoma Park Showcases Regional Artists at Bus Shelters

Takoma Park’s Arts and Humanities Division has created a project titled “Art on the Move” to showcase regional artists through a series of posters displayed in bus shelters. The posters, designed by Charlotte Mann Lee, feature 14 different artists through seven posters, located at 14 bus shelters throughout the area. Four of the posters include […]

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March 3, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

With Ridership Still Way Down, Metro Hosts Public Hearings on Proposed Budget Cuts

Despite receiving federal stimulus dollars, Metrorail and Metrobus may still curtail their services. Metro’s Fiscal Year 2022 budget eliminates 22 stations with low ridership or are located close to other stations. Three of those stations are on the Red Line. They are Grosvenor-Strathmore, Judiciary Square and Cleveland Park. Turnbacks would return at the Silver Spring and […]

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February 25, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Ride On to Increase County Bus Service Starting Sunday

Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation will increase Ride On bus access starting Sunday in areas where passenger demand is growing, restoring the service to nearly 80% of its pre-pandemic levels. The program says it has monitored ridership data and user feedback to determine these changes, which impact 22 routes. According to a statement from the […]

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February 25, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

MCPS Inks Largest Electric School Bus Deal in Country

Montgomery County Public Schools will replace 326 of its diesel school buses with electric ones over the next four years, starting the largest school district project in the country to switch out combustion-engine vehicles. The county’s board of education approved a $1.3 million annual contract Tuesday with the Massachusetts-based Highland Electric Transportation Inc. for use […]

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January 27, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Ride On, WMATA Receive Over $1 Million to Improve Safety Amid COVID-19

Montgomery County’s Ride On transit service and the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority have been allocated more than $1 million in federal funding to make public transportation safer amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Ride On will receive $450,000 so it can track passenger counts in real-time to inform patrons about buses’ available capacities, members of Maryland’s […]

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January 21, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro Stations Begin Reopening Following Inauguration Closures

Nine Metro stations have reopened so far following inauguration security closures. As of 9 a.m. Thursday, Gallery Place and Union Station reopened, a statement from Metro said. The following stations reopened as of 1 p.m.: Archives, Arlington Cemetery, Capitol South, Federal Center SW, Federal Triangle, Judiciary Square and Smithsonian. Four remaining stations are set to […]

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January 14, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Metro Cerrará 13 Estaciones a Partir del Viernes por el Evento de Inauguración

Metro anunció ajustes en el servicio, incluido el cierre de 13 estaciones de tren, dentro del perímetro de seguridad ampliado de Inauguración antes del evento del próximo miércoles. Las siguientes estaciones de tren estarán cerradas desde el viernes 15 de enero hasta el fin del servicio el jueves 21 de enero (Metro Center y Gallery […]

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January 13, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro to Close 13 Stations Ahead of Inauguration Day

Metro announced service adjustments, including the closure of 13 rail stations, inside the expanded Inauguration security perimeter ahead of the event next Wednesday. The following rail stations will be closed beginning Friday through end-of-service Thursday, Jan. 21 (Metro Center and Gallery Place will be closed beginning Saturday): Red Line: Farragut North, Judiciary Square, Union Station […]

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November 10, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

What’s Open, What’s Closed on Veterans Day

Veterans Day is this Wednesday, Nov. 11. Montgomery County has posted the following holiday schedule: County offices – Closed. State offices and courts – Closed. Libraries – Closed. County liquor stores – Stores open noon to 7 p.m. County-provided refuse/recycling pickup – County-provided trash and recycling collection will not be collected Wednesday, Nov. 11.  After […]

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November 9, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

¿Qué está Abierto y Qué está Cerrado el Día de los Veteranos?

El Día de los Veteranos es este miércoles 11 de noviembre. El condado de Montgomery ha publicado el siguiente calendario para el día festivo: Oficinas del condado – Cerradas. Oficinas estatales y tribunales: cerrados. Bibliotecas – Cerradas. Licorerías del condado: las tiendas abren desde el mediodía hasta las 7 p.m. Recolección de basura / reciclaje […]

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