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November 25, 2015 | Staff Writer

County Executive Ike Leggett Is Taking A Different Approach on Transit Plan (VIDEO)

At a news conference held on Nov. 23, Montgomery County Ike Leggett discussed his strategy on moving ahead with transit plans without an independent transportation authority. Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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October 2, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Rapid Transit System Roundtable Meeting

A community roundtable forum on Montgomery County’s proposed Rapid Transit System along MD 355 is scheduled for Oct. 3 from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Executive Office Building Cafeteria, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville. Join residents, local businesses, institutions, and stakeholders of all kinds to learn about the County’s Rapid Transit proposal, get your questions […]

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September 25, 2013 | Staff Writer

Rapid Transit System (RTS) Support

Advocates representing over 30 environmental groups, civic associations, businesses, and grassroots organizations alike gathered outside the Montgomery County Council building on the evening of Sept. 24 to announce their support for a proposed new high quality Rapid Transit System (RTS) based on successful bus rapid transit networks around the nation and across the globe. Minutes […]

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July 19, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Planning Board Approves Rapid Transit System

The Montgomery County Planning Board Unanimously approved a master plan for the Montgomery Rapid Transit System on July 11. Transit advocates hailed the Planning Board’s decision, noting that with Montgomery projected to add more than 200,000 people in the coming decades, it is critical to invest in new transit infrastructure now. “This plan is one […]

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January 16, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Council Committees Meet on Jan. 17

The Montgomery County Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment (T and E) Committee at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17, will discuss a supplemental appropriation of $1 million to continue preliminary studies of a future Countywide Rapid Transit System. The committee also will hold a worksession with a panel of experts who will offer a […]

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May 29, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Transit Task Force Proposes Rapid Transit System (Video)

Light rail on rubber tires -The county’s transit task force has made recommendations for a rapid transit system. Take a look. View the entire episode of County Report this Week.

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May 22, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Transit Task Force Recommendations

The Montgomery County Transit Task Force on May 22 presented its recommendations to Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett for establishing a 160-mile, innovative, “best-in-class” rapid transit system that creates a comprehensive transit network. The Task Force is recommending that the system be built in three phases over the next nine to 20 years to mitigate […]

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