Grosvenor Strathmore

June 29, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 29 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 29, in Montgomery County: 1. Tough Course: Professional golfer Rickie Fowler is having a great season, but the ninth-ranked golfer in the world says TPC Potomac is going to be a challenge. The $7.1 million tournament, with 120 golfers, starts today. 2. A Metro Thank You: With […]

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June 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Metro To Test Technique To Prevent Arcing Insulators

Metro GM Paul Wiedefeld told the Montgomery County Council on Tuesday about the water that was entering the Red Line tunnels, which didn’t mix well with the electric-powered trains. The next day, Metro announced it had approved a pilot program to test a “curtain grouting” technique that will add a waterproof membrane to the exterior […]

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May 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Ending the Turnbacks at Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Station (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Michael Goldman discusses when Metro will stop the practice of halting some outbound subway trains at the Grosvenor-Strathmore station. Goldman is a member of the Metro Board of Directors, and he recently addressed the Montgomery County Council about the Metro budget.

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April 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Report Supports Call for Sales Tax to Support Metro

A new report makes the case for a regional sales tax to pay for improvements to Metrorail, saying that the addition of a penny to the sale tax would help close a $9.5 billion funding gap to bring the transit system to a “state of good repair.” The report, from the Metropolitan Washington Council of […]

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August 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Metro Extending SafeTrack Surge #7 Through the Weekend

WMATA announced that it is extending SafeTrack Surge #7 through Aug. 21st. According to a news release, Red Line trains between Shady Grove and Twinbrook will single track on Aug. 19th, providing service every 30 minutes to Shady Grove and Rockville. Metro will completely shutdown the Red Line service between Shady Grove and Grosvenor-Strathmore over the […]

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