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July 27, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Regional Agency Strives for More Electric Cars in Montgomery County

Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments seeks proposals for an Electric Vehicle Purchasing Cooperative program in Montgomery County. The Council hopes to lower the cost of owning electric vehicles and raise interest in the battery-operated vehicles by both individuals and business owners. COG intends to hire a consultant who would plan and implement the pilot program […]

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May 13, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Public Hearing Thursday Will Address Bike Lanes Pilot Program on University Boulevard

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration is holding a virtual preconstruction meeting Thursday night on its plan to build a shared streets pilot project on University Boulevard in Wheaton between Amherst and Arcola avenues. The May 13 virtual hearing will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on MS Teams. Residents are […]

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September 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park Unveils Solar Streetlights

City of Takoma Park officials unveiled two solar streetlights installed outside of the city’s community center early Thursday. In a partnership with UNO, a South Korean Business and the Korean Institute for Civil Engineering and Building Technology, the city will test the lights for a pilot program. “It’s wonderful to work for a community that […]

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August 21, 2015 | Staff Writer

Self Service Vehicle Emissions Testing Now Available

The Hogan administration announced today that Maryland vehicle owners can now test vehicle emissions using a new, convenient self-service Vehicle Emission Inspection Program (VEIP) kiosk. Two VEIP self-service kiosks, one located at the Glen Burnie VEIP station and one located at the Gaithersburg MVA branch office, are available 24 hours a day, seven days a […]

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July 4, 2015 | Sonya Burke

MCPD Pilots Body Cameras Program (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is piloting the body worn cameras program this month. Lorna Virgili reports that 20 administrative officers are already wearing the cameras and 80 other officers will be joining them by the end of this month. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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May 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Chief Manger on the Angles of Body Worn Cameras (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger discusses the pros and cons of three types of body worn cameras. Manger has announced that 100 police officers will pilot the body worn cameras beginning this summer in Montgomery County.

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May 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Chief Wants to Know How Residents React to MCPD’s Body Worn Camera Program (VIDEO)

Early this summer, the Montgomery County Police Department will launch a pilot program for body worn cameras. Police Chief Tom Manger said 100 police officers will participate in the pilot program at stations across Montgomery County. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Chief Tom Manger says he is interested in gauging residents’ reaction to being recorded.

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May 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Chief Manger Plans to Wear a Body Camera (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Police Department is preparing to launch its body worn cameras pilot program early this summer. Police Chief Tom Manger said the plan is for 100 officers to participate and he plans to be one of them. Chief Manger discussed the plan for the body worn cameras pilot program at a Council budget […]

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February 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Mayor Jud Ashman on Piloting Police Body Worn Cameras (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Mayor Jud Ashman talks about police body worn cameras being piloted in Gaithersburg.

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