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November 4, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

County’s Campaign Aims to Alert Drivers, Pedestrians and Bicyclists About Decreased Daylight

Montgomery County officials have launched what they call one of the most aggressive campaigns in County history. The campaign is aimed towards making drivers, pedestrians, and bicyclists aware of the added perils that come with time changes and decreased hours of afternoon daylight. “Be Safe, Be Seen” includes 20 events as part of the one-month […]

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September 3, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Onboard Cameras Will Catch Motorists Who Pass Stopped School Buses

Montgomery County police have released arresting video of cars ignoring the extended stop signs of county school buses. The video shows children trying to cross busy streets, where motorists should have stopped. One showed a Jeep crashing into a car stopped for a bus. Another video shows a Ride On bus ignoring a school bus […]

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May 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

The latest episode of County Report This Week begins with a rally in Silver Spring advocating for a legal decision on the Purple line construction. It also includes reports about Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ tour of the county’s correction facility in Boyds, a Richard Montgomery High School teacher wins the “Champions for Children” award and […]

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April 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

The latest episode of County Report This Week begins with a new effort to educate residents about pedestrian safety. It also includes reports about the Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan, the Montgomery Serves awards ceremony, the latest on Montgomery County’s tree law and more. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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March 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: Lane Closure Planned for Portion of Rockville Pike, April 5 – 7, in Bethesda

There will be lane closures on a portion of Rockville Pike next week while crews from the Montgomery County Department of Transportation install a construction entrance for the Multimodal Crossing Project, a pedestrian underpass beneath the road, at the Medical Center Metro station in Bethesda. According to county officials, one right lane and the road […]

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January 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County has launched a new partnership with NACo’s Live Healthy Program, and it may help you save money on healthcare. 2. There’s a new traffic pattern at the intersection of the Capital Crescent Trail and Little Falls Parkway in Bethesda and […]

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January 11, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Mixed Reaction to New Traffic Pattern at Capital Crescent Trail and Little Falls Parkway (PHOTO)

There’s a new traffic pattern at the intersection of the Capital Crescent Trail and Little Falls Parkway in Bethesda, and reaction to the change has been mixed. The Parkway has been narrowed from two lanes to one in each direction approaching the intersection, and the speed limit has been reduced from 35 mph to 25 […]

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July 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Public safety issue at Great Seneca Highway and Orchard Ridge Road featured on Montgomery Community Media.

Heads Up in Parking Lots (VIDEO)

There’s a Montgomery County campaign to promote pedestrian safety in parking lots. Lorna Virgili has the latest from Wheaton. Find out more, here.

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April 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Construction to Close Lanes on East West Highway at Colesville Road For Seven Weeks

Starting Monday morning April 11, Clark Construction is scheduled to close lanes on East West Highway between Blair Mill Road and Colesville Road in downtown Silver Spring for underground utility and road work. The closures will continue daily, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. According to the State Highway Administration, one lane […]

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April 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

Construction to Close Lanes on Georgia Avenue for Two Weeks

Starting tonight, real estate developer Folger-Pratt is scheduled to close lanes at 8621 Georgia Avenue in downtown Silver Spring for underground utility and road work. The closures will continue nightly, Sunday through Thursday, for two consecutive weeks. According to the State Highway Administration, the project limits extend one block on Georgia Avenue from Cameron Street […]

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