October 6, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Transporte Gratis para Personas Mayores y Discapacitadas que Desean Vacunarse

El Departamento de Transporte del Condado de Montgomery ofrece transporte gratuito para personas mayores y discapacitadas que desean recibir la vacuna y/o hacerse la pruebas de covid-19. Para programar un viaje, llame a Connect-A-Ride al (301) 738-3252 y proporcione su nombre, dirección, número de teléfono y edad para recibir un “Código de taxi COVID gratuito”. […]

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October 5, 2021 | Rosa Pyo

County Offers Free Rides to Seniors, Disabled People for Covid-19 Vaccines, Testing

Montgomery County Department of Transportation provides free rides for seniors and disabled people to covid vaccines and testing.  To schedule a trip, call Connect-A-Ride at (301) 738-3252 and provide your name, address, phone number, age to receive a “Free COVID Taxi Code.” Then call Action Taxi, Anytime Taxi, or Regency/Barwood Taxi and tell them your […]

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September 9, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Learn to Safely Use a Shared E-Scooter in Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation is sponsoring four free clinics for residents interested in learning to safely use an e-scooter. The clinics provide participants with the opportunity to take an e-scooter for a test ride. Safety tips and a review of basic scooter laws will also be covered. Participants must be 18 years and […]

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September 3, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Requisito del uso de Cubierta Facial en Transporte Público se Extiende Hasta 2022

La Administración de Seguridad del Transporte (TSA) extendió recientemente el requisito del uso de cubiertas faciales en todos los medios de transporte público hasta el 18 de enero de 2022. Esto incluye el uso de mascarillas en los aeropuertos, cuando se viaja en aviones comerciales, autobuses y sistemas de trenes. El requisito inicial, anunciado por […]

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September 2, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Transportation Face Mask Requirement Extended to 2022

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently extended the face mask requirement on all modes of travel to Jan. 18, 2022.  This includes wearing face masks in airports, and when traveling by commercial aircraft, by buses and by commuter bus and rail systems. The initial requirement, announced by the TSA on Jan. 31, has been extended […]

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August 27, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Pushes ‘Walking School Bus’ Program as Alternative to Cars and Buses

With Montgomery County’s push to eliminate serious and fatal collisions by 2030, and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) still in need of about 100 bus drivers, the Department of Transportation is encouraging families and neighbors to become a Walking School Bus. A Walking School Bus is a parent or guardian-organized effort, much like a carpool, […]

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August 24, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Learn to Ride a Bike This Fall

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation sponsors six classes for residents interested in learning to ride a bicycle. The classes are for adults and will be taught by the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA). The classes target adults who have never ridden a bicycle before or have not been on a bicycle in many years. […]

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August 10, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Pepco Construction Will Disrupt Traffic on Randolph Road in Rockville Later This Month

Construction for a new Pepco substation will cause major traffic disruptions on part of Randolph Road in Rockville beginning later this month. Per a press release from the county, the construction will extend from Parklawn Drive to Nebel Street. Work is slated to start the week of Aug. 30, spokespeople from Pepco and the County […]

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August 6, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Installs Signs for Vehicle Electric Charging Stations

In keeping with President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better plan that calls for half of all new vehicles sold in 2030 to have zero emissions, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and the county Department of Transportation launched a campaign to increase awareness about the availability of electric vehicle charging stations in Bethesda, Silver Spring and […]

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July 22, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, July 22, In Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, July 22, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Summer Concert: There’s a free concert tonight at Glen Echo Park, located on Macarthur Boulevard. From 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., the United States Marine Band will perform. Click here to register. Join us TONIGHT at 7:30pm for the first Summer Concert of the […]

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