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July 18, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Governor Hogan Announces Plan to Ease I-270 Congestion (VIDEO)

Commuters tired of the back-ups and bottlenecks on I-270 could finally get some relief — but it will still take months if not years. On Monday, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced the state will spend nearly $566.7 million to improve highways and roads in the state. Governor Hogan made several stops in Montgomery County to […]

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July 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Governor Hogan to Visit Gaithersburg, Potomac and Chevy Chase Today

UPDATED Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is visiting Montgomery County today, and his visit begins in the city of Gaithersburg. That’s where Hogan will tour Novavax, Inc. Just last month, the biotech company announced plans to expand its operations in Montgomery County. It’s also been recognized as a top work place by The Washington Post. Governor […]

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April 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Metro’s General Manager Meets with County Council about Future of Rail System (VIDEO)

The new general manager of Metro recently met with Montgomery County Council members to discuss the future of the rail system. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

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April 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Metro GM Fields Questions from Reporters After Council Meeting (VIDEO)

Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld answered a few questions from reporters after a meeting with the Montgomery County Council today. During the media briefing, he said water infiltration in the Bethesda tunnel appears to be the most significant issue on the Red Line. He also noted that there are lighting and security concerns that he […]

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March 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

It Was a Big Day for Transportation News in MoCo (VIDEO)

It was a big day for transportation news in Montgomery County. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that the state has selected a vendor for the Purple Line and County Executive Ike Leggett announces plans to move forward with Bus Rapid Transit in several key corridors of the county. So which announcement is more important? Find […]

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February 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

White’s Ferry Closed Because of Flooding

Commuter take note: White’s Ferry is closed today because of flooding on the Potomac River. The Ferry is CLOSED today Thursday February 25, 2016 due to flooding on the Potomac River. Posted by Historic White’s Ferry on Thursday, February 25, 2016

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January 31, 2016 | Staff Writer

Water Main Break Repairs Complete at University Boulevard in Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

UPDATED at 4:30 p.m. Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews completed repairs to a 12-inch water main at 701 East University Boulevard in Silver Spring earlier this afternoon. At this time, only one eastbound lane of University Boulevard is open. Crews continue to repave the roadway, but commuters should be prepared for delays. UPDATED Washington Suburban […]

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January 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

White’s Ferry Closes Because of Excessive Ice on Potomac

White’s Ferry has closed today because of excessive ice on the Potomac River. According to a recorded telephone message, updates will be posted regularly on the ferry’s Facebook page. The ferry is CLOSED Due to excessive ice on the river. We will post updates though out the day. Posted by White’s Ferry on Wednesday, January 20, […]

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January 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Weekend Service Adjustments Planned for Metro

Reconstruction of the Metrorail system is scheduled to continue over the weekend of January 8-10 with service adjustments on all six lines. Trains will operate as follows: Green Line trains will operate regular weekend intervals between Branch Avenue and College Park stations. Free shuttle buses will replace train service at the Greenbelt Station only. Silver […]

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October 29, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Trash Truck Fire on ICC (PHOTO)

Commuter alert: A trash fire is slowing traffic on the ICC this afternoon. On his Twitter account, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said only the left shoulder is getting by on the ICC eastbound, about one mile east of the Shady Grove Metro access road. According to Piringer, a trash truck caught […]

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