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April 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Will Test ‘On Demand’ Transit Program

Montgomery County Department of Transportation has plans for a new “on demand” transit program. The Microtransit Pilot Program will be tested in the Rockville, Glenmont, and Wheaton service areas. Similar to UberPool, this program will allow residents to use a mobile app to request trips to and from a designated pickup and drop off area. […]

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October 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Public Forum Regarding Ride On’s Route 75 Proposed Changes Will be Held in November

Montgomery County Department of Transportation Transit Services is inviting  the public to a forum to provide input on proposed changes to Ride On Route 75. MCDOT’s proposed changes include extending service to the Germantown MARC Station and additional service within the Clarksburg community. The forum will be held on Nov. 1  at the UpCounty Regional Services […]

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July 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Public Forum on Changes to Shady Grove Metro Station Ride On Routes Set for Aug. 8

Montgomery County will hold a public forum on proposed changes to Ride On bus routes 43, 76, and 90 on Wednesday, August 8 at the Upcounty Regional Services Center, 12900 Middlebrook Road, Germantown. The forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. and end after the last speaker presents remarks. In case of inclement weather, the public […]

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June 6, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for June 6 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, June 6, in Montgomery County: 1. Brown Station Elementary School Dedication: Mayor Jud Ashman will join students and staff at Brown Station Elementary School in Gaithersburg for a dedication and awards ceremony at 9:30 a.m. in the new school building. 2. Use of Public Facilities Public Forum: The Community Use […]

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November 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Public Forum on Ride On’s Expansion to be Held on Nov. 29

Ride On is expanding its services along US 29 (Columbia Pike) and officials are inviting the public for input on Nov. 29. The expansion is a new limited stop service called Route 129. The new service will run from Silver Spring Transit Center to Burtonsville Park and Ride Lot with just 14 stops.  Route 129 […]

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April 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

State Senator Susan Lee Shares Legislative Session Update

Residents gathered at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring on Tuesday evening for a statewide listening tour hosted by the Maryland Commission for Women. The goal of the meeting was for participants to voice their concerns to elected officials and the commission regarding women’s rights to help design laws that impact both women and their families. […]

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April 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Residents Discuss Women Issues During Public Forum in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Dozens of residents gathered at Veteran’s Plaza to voice their concerns on women’s issues with elected officials. “The purpose of this is to listen to women from all parts of the state to see what the biggest concerns are,” said Lee Bachu, chair, Maryland Commission for Women. Participants completed questionnaires to check what women’s issues […]

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April 12, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Women Issues To Be Discussed During Public Forum on April 18

The Maryland Commission for Women (MCW) is inviting both women and men to discuss challenges women face at a public forum on April 18 in Silver Spring. MCW is continuing its listening tour across the state titled, “Voices of Maryland Women.” “We want to personally hear from Maryland women,” Yun Jung Yang, co-chair for the […]

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July 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, July 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 28th, in Montgomery County: 1. Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld is expected to propose closing the rail system at 10 p.m. on Sundays and midnight every other night on a permanent basis at today’s WMATA Board of Directors meeting. 2. The Planning Board is meeting today and […]

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July 27, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Ride On to Host a Public Forum for Tobytown Bus Service Route

The Montgomery County Ride On bus system is scheduled to host a public forum on a bus route that will provide service to the Tobytown community on July 28th. The Montgomery County Council approved $407,000 for the one-year pilot program back in May in its FY 2017 Budget. The program will also serve communities in Potomac, […]

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