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March 24, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Los Autobuses del Condado Reanudarán las Tarifas a partir del 5 de Abril

El Departamento de Transporte del Condado de Montgomery (MCDOT, por sus siglas en inglés) reanudará el cobro de tarifas en todos los autobuses Ride On, Ride On extRa y Flash a partir del 5 de abril. Los autobuses también comenzarán a abordar pasajeros por la puerta principal de todos los autobuses excepto los autobuses Flash. […]

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March 24, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

MCDOT to Resume Bus Fares Starting April 5

Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will resume fare collection on all Ride On, Ride On extRa and Flash buses starting April 5. Buses will also begin front door boarding on all buses except for Flash buses. Since March 2020, rear doors have been used for boarding in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This change […]

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March 19, 2021 | Staff Writer

Executive Boulevard and Old Georgetown Road Intersection Will Close for Several Months

The intersection of Executive Boulevard and Old Georgetown Road in North Bethesda will be closed beginning Monday for an estimated five months due to construction work, according to a release from Montgomery County. The intersection will be completely closed off to vehicle traffic. The project, called “White Flint West Workaround” is part of the county’s […]

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February 25, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Feb. 25, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Feb. 25 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1.COVID-19 Vaccine Information: Montgomery County clinic appointments are currently for Groups 1A and Group 1B, Tier 1 (Adults ages 75 or older). All vaccinations are by appointment only. Health officials say the supply is very limited. Click here for more information […]

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December 15, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Department of Transportation Prepares for Winter Storm

Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is preparing for the first snow of the winter season, but this year’s preparation looks different than year’s past because of the coronavirus. The National Weather Service currently projects that on Wednesday northern parts of Montgomery County could receive up to 10 inches of snow and down county could […]

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December 1, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

County Planning to Reduce Electric Vehicle Costs, Increase Availability

Electric vehicles (EV) are growing in popularity, but higher costs and limited availability are still barriers to entry for many people. However, Montgomery County is working to change the EV narrative, issuing a Request for Information (RFI) to establish an Electric Vehicle Group Buy Program. The County says the program, “sometimes known as ‘Cooperative Purchasing’,” […]

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November 17, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

County to Host Zoom Session on Transportation Options for Older Residents

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation will hold an online Zoom session on Nov. 18 about the various transportation options that are available to older residents and adults with disabilities. According to a news release, the virtual meeting will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and will be followed by a 30-minute Q&A. […]

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November 13, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

What Happens to Your Leaf Piles After They Get Taken Away?

As the annual leaf collection gets underway in Montgomery County, many are probably happy to have all those pesky leaves and “helicopters” out of their yards. But for County residents who use Leafgro Soil Conditioner, the leaves just taken away might return to your yard in an unsuspecting form. The Montgomery County Yard Trim Composting […]

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November 6, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

MCDOT Requests Public Input For Ride On Service Changes

Ride On proposes new service changes for the Watkins Mill and Black Hill Development areas, and the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is looking for rider input. MCDOT announced the proposal Tuesday, Nov. 3, saying that the service changes would begin in January 2021. The proposed changes include: Watkins Mill Interchange: Route 61 – […]

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October 30, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Alternative, Discounted Transportation and Free Parking Available for Voters

Voting in person and need a free ride? Montgomery County residents casting their ballots in person or dropping them off at ballot drop boxes can make use of multiple free or discounted transportation options this election. The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) says voters in the Downtown Silver Spring area and Downtown Rockville can […]

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