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April 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Coming This Summer: MCM To Open Silver Spring Media Lab

As they say on Twitter, “Some personal news…” We here at Montgomery Community Media are excited to announce that we’re opening a new production studio and media lab in Silver Spring this summer. We are calling our second location the “Silver Spring Media Lab.” This location is bringing a new television and video production studio […]

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February 21, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS Students Head to U.S. Capitol to Support Gun Control Legislation

Hundreds of Montgomery County Public School students gathered at Montgomery Blair High School to participate in a walkout to stand in solidarity against gun violence. Students traveled down Colesville Road to Silver Spring Metro Station to meet other students and community members to march at the U.S. Capitol to protest gun violence. #EdExpress No student […]

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March 29, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Penguin Rush Hour Mural Returns to Silver Spring

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined other county leaders for the unveiling of the Penguin Rush Hour Mural in downtown Silver Spring. For many commuters in Downtown Silver Spring, the 100-foot mural painted on 25 plywood panels by Artist Sally Callmer, was a part of everyday travel. It was taken down in 2006 and stored […]

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August 28, 2015 | Staff Writer

Silver Spring Transit Center Scheduled to Open on September 20th (VIDEO)

The Silver Spring Transit Center is scheduled to open on Sept. 20 and that’s welcome news for commuters. Lorna Virgili reports. The long-awaited, multi-modal transit center is located at 8400 Colesville Road. It’s features include: –32 bus bays; –direct access to Metrorail and MARC trains; –22 Kiss and Ride spaces; –electronic real-time bus arrival and […]

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August 3, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Commuters Anxious for Opening of New Transfer Hub (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials say they are finalizing the punch list and will soon be ready to transfer responsibility of the new Paul S. Sarbanes Transit hub to WMATA.   An official opening date has not been set.  That’s not good news for commuters who are increasingly anxious for the new center to open.  MyMCMedia’s Cindy Peña […]

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February 19, 2013 | Staff Writer

Ripley Street Portion of MBT Opens

A portion of the Metropolitan Branch Trail (MBT) at the Silver Spring Metro Station has been opened around the Transit Center. The trail now extends from Ripley Street to the south end of the MARC train platform. Opening this portion of the trail reestablishes pedestrian connections from the northbound MARC platform to the transit plaza […]

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