March 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Ride On Expected to Run on S Service Plan

Ride On Transit Services is expected to run on the S Service Plan on Mar. 14 due to the winter storm warning issued by the National Weather Service (NWS), according to a news release. The S Service Plan provides service on all routes except for Route 94. Residents can expect service delays on all routes […]

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January 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Parts of Montgomery County

UPDATED The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for central and southeast portions of Montgomery County, effective until 7 a.m. Monday. According to the advisory, the steadiest snow is expected between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. and snow should end by 6 a.m. across most locations. Accumulations are expected to range from […]

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January 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Wintry Mix Expected Saturday, MCPS Activities Resume After Noon

UPDATED 1.14.17 10 a.m. The city of Gaithersburg facilities are opening at noon. Update 1/14: All City facilities will be opening at noon. Classes/programs/activities starting before noon at all sites are cancelled. — City of Gaithersburg (@GburgMD) January 14, 2017 Pavement conditions are wet and, in some spots, slick. Drivers should use caution as conditions […]

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January 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Montgomery County Prepares for Snow

UPDATED Montgomery County highway crews are preparing for some snow later today. According to a post on Twitter, the Storm Operations Center is activating at 4 p.m. so crews can prepare for Winter Storm Helena. So far, the county’s winter storm information portal has not been updated. Montgomery County spokesperson Esther Bowring said crews have […]

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August 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 1, in Montgomery County

Here are five things you should know today, Aug. 1. in Montgomery County: 1. Be prepared for delays and crowded trains if you plan to commute on Metro’s Red Line. Commuters are advised to find transportation alternatives this week as SafeTrack repairs begin on the Red Line. Find out what Montgomery County is doing to […]

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May 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

WMATA Reports Red Line Track Problems in Bethesda

UPDATED 10:10 a.m. WMATA is reporting delays and detours on Metro’s Red Line during Tuesday morning’s commute. Commuters are advised to prepare for 45-minute delays. Red Line: Main't crews continue to replace insulators after AM arcing events. Trains single tracking, expect track work thru midday. #wmata — Metrorail Info (@Metrorailinfo) May 24, 2016 Red Line continues to […]

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March 17, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Metrorail Shuts Down for a Day Forcing Commuters to Find Alternatives (VIDEO)

Metrorail service was suspended on Wednesday for emergency inspections after a tunnel fire near McPherson Square Station on Monday. For many Montgomery County residents that meant longer commutes and finding alternative methods of transportation. In this MyMCMedia video, area residents talk about their commuting experiences and give advice on how Metro officials should handle maintenance issues […]

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March 15, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Ride On to Add Additional Buses for Rush Hour During Metro Closure

Ride On will add more buses to it’s regular weekday service while the Metro rail service remains closed for inspection. Although the majority of buses are deployed during rush hour, Ride On officals say they will “assist” Metro during the shutdown. “We will be operating our regular weekday service and will supplement it with the […]

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March 15, 2016 | Willie James Inman

How to Get Around Town While the Metro is Closed

Metro rail service will close from midnight on Wednesday, March 16 until 5 a.m. on Thursday, March 17. After an electrical fire involving a cable in the tunnel outside McPherson Square Station on Monday morning, workers will inspect nearly 600 jumper cables in tunnels throughout the system, officials said. For those of you who have to […]

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February 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

NWS Issues a Winter Weather Advisory For Snow Showers

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow showers from 6 p.m. tonight to midnight. According to the Advisory, a coating to an inch of snow could fall. The snow showers are likely to occur between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. across north central Maryland into the northern and western suburbs […]

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