August 7, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

BikeMatchMoCo Gets Over 300 Requests for Donated Bikes

BikeMatchMoco is a new program that helps connect people throughout Montgomery County who have a bike to donate with people who need one. Although more than 300 requests have been made, only 40 bikes have been donated so far. The Montgomery County Department of Transportation says bicycles are vital for many people who have to […]

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August 4, 2020 | Mira Varghese

Montgomery County Closes Shared Streets and Streeteries as Tropical Storm Isaias Approaches

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) has suspended all of the county’s shared streets and streeteries due to the passing of Tropical Storm Isaias, according to an announcement made via Twitter on Monday. As Tropical Storm Isaias passes through Montgomery County, there is a strong potential for high winds and flooding. Therefore, MCDOT has […]

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July 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 30 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, July 30, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Testing Options: There is free COVID-19 testing available today at the Silver Spring Civic Building from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Appointments are recommended to reduce wait times, but walk-ups are allowed. Click here for more information. TOMORROW! Free #COVID19 testing […]

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July 2, 2020 | Tori Bergel

MCDOT ‘Essential Plus’ Service to Expand Over the Weekend

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is adding to their Ride On bus “Essential Plus” service starting Sunday, July 5. According to a press release by the county government/county officials, the expansion is in cooperation with county reopening adjustments — changes spearheaded by County Executive Marc Elrich’s Phase 2 plans. In order to meet […]

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June 25, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Residents Can Now Apply For a Shared Street in Their Neighborhood

Montgomery County residents looking for extra space to walk or bike can submit a request for a shared street permit in their neighborhood. Montgomery County Department of Transportation’s shared streets program aims to temporarily close roadways from vehicle-use to accommodate the need for additional outdoor space amid COVID-19. Want to open up your block for […]

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June 20, 2020 | Samantha Subin

County Opens Roads to Pedestrians in Aspen Hill, Silver Spring

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation announced Friday that it would transform roadways in Aspen Hill and Silver Spring into “neighborhood greenways” to provide additional outdoor space for pedestrians and cyclists amid the pandemic. The announcement is the latest county initiative to open up roadways and streets to accommodate social distancing measures. @MCDOTNow Director Chris […]

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June 10, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Cerrarán Algunas Calles de Bethesda en Apoyo a los Restaurantes y Tiendas

A partir del miércoles 10 de Junio, el Departamento de Transporte del Condado de Montgomery (MCDOT) cerrará algunas calles al tráfico vehicular en el Centro de Bethesda para permitir que los restaurantes y tiendas utilicen las calles para servicios de compras, comida y bebida al aire libre, según el comunicado del gobierno del condado. El […]

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June 4, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for June 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, June 4. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. COVID-19 Rent Assistance Program: Montgomery County is offering partial rent suport to low-income residents who have been impacted finacially during the COVID-19 health crisis. Applications must be submitted by 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 5. Click here for more detials. Have […]

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May 20, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Aplicación MobileNOW! Deja de Funcionar en el condado de Montgomery

MobileNOW! publicó una actualización en su sitio web, diciendo: “los clientes que tengan una tarjeta de crédito válida asociada con su cuenta en línea serán acreditados automáticamente de forma proporcional a su saldo acreedor, sin necesidad de una solicitud”. En otras palabras, los clientes de MobileNOW! que utilizan una tarjeta de crédito en su cuenta, […]

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May 20, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: MobileNOW! Parking Payment App Ceases Operation in Montgomery County

Update (May 20, 10:50 a.m.): MobileNOW! posted an update on its website, saying, “customers that have a valid credit card associated with their online account will be recredited automatically such proportion of their credit balance as may be payable to them, without any need for a request.” In other words, MobileNOW! customers with a credit […]

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