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October 28, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Council Overrides Veto of High-Rise Housing at Metrorail Stations Act

The Montgomery County Council has overridden a veto of the “More Housing at Metrorail Stations Act,” a major housing initiative for Metrorail stations, according to a county press release. Originally enacted on Oct. 6, the new act has “the potential to generate thousands of affordable housing units and help spur economic growth,” the statement claims. The […]

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August 17, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Todas las Estaciones de Metro Abrirán Nuevamente el 8 de Septiembre

Está programado que el 8 de septiembre sea el primer día en que todas las estaciones de Metro estarán abiertas, anunció la agencia el lunes. Metro duplicó los viajes semanales el domingo, en lo que la agencia dijo que fue su mayor aumento en la historia. Los viajes aumentaron de 511, todos los días de […]

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August 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

All Metro Stations Will Open Sept. 8 for the First Time Since March

Sept. 8 is scheduled to be the first day all Metro stations will be open since March 19, the agency announced Monday.  Metro more than doubled weekly rail trips on Sunday in what the agency said was its largest ramp-up in history. Trips increased from 511 every weekday to more than 1,200, Metro reported. Six […]

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March 26, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Metro Cierra 17 Estaciones y Varias Entradas

Metro está cerrando 17 estaciones a partir del jueves por la mañana hasta nuevo aviso. Dos estaciones en la línea roja, Grosvenor-Strathmore en Bethesda y Cleveland Park en Northwest DC están entre las 17 estaciones. En un comunicado, Metro dijo que la baja cantidad de pasajeros y la necesidad de conservar los suministros de limpieza […]

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March 25, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Metro Closing 17 Stations, Several Entrances Thursday

Metro is closing 17 stations beginning Thursday morning until further notice. Two stations on the red line, Grosvenor-Strathmore in Bethesda and Cleveland Park in Northwest D.C. are among the 17 stations. In a statement, Metro said low ridership and the need to conserve critical cleaning supplies led Metro’s Pandemic Task Force to make this decision. […]

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March 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro Reduces Service, Says Essential Travel Only

Metro will further reduce service starting Wednesday as part of its coronavirus response, Metro’s Pandemic Task Force announced.  In a statement, Metro said ridership was down 70 percent on Monday, so rail and bus service will be reduced to allow for more cleaning and social distancing.  Metro trains will run from 5 a.m. to 11 […]

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April 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 10, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 10, in Montgomery County: 1. Today is the first day of spring break for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students. 2. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the state flag to half staff in honor of a Montgomery County firefighter who passed away on Friday. 3. Germantown […]

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March 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Local Leaders Cut the Ribbon for Satellite Capital Bikeshare Network in Wheaton (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials celebrated the satellite Capital Bikeshare network in Wheaton on Wednesday morning. It may have been too cold for bike riding but local officials were beaming as they cut the ribbon at the bikeshare station adjacent to the Wheaton Metro station along Georgia Avenue. “My heart skips a beat every time I see […]

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January 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Metro Worker Falls 35 Feet Down Shaft in Bethesda

A Metro worker is hospitalized this morning after he fell down a utility shaft 35 feet below grade in Bethesda, according to a Montgomery County fire spokesperson. It happened overnight at the Elm Street Metro shaft near 7272 Wisconsin Avenue. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said firefighters used a rope rescue to extricate the […]

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