Speaker Series

January 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 29 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know Tuesday, Jan. 29, in Montgomery County. 1. Schools Open on Time: Montgomery County Public Schools cancel all field trips and plan to make a decision about early dismissal by 10 a.m. today. 2. County Council Session: Montgomery County Council is meeting today at 9:30 a.m. Check out the agenda. 3. Young […]

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December 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Dec. 6 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, Dec. 6, in Montgomery County: 1. Bethesda Blast: Weather permitting, the Montgomery County Department of  Transportation will conduct single controlled blasts beneath Rockville Pike (MD 355) near the Medical Center Metro Station, NIH, and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Naval Support Activity Bethesda between […]

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March 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

Planning Department Speaker Series Addresses Development and Transportation (VIDEO)

Jeffrey Tumlin headlined the Planning Department’s final Winter Speaker Series event earlier this month. Tumlin addressed the role of “Smart Development in Transitional Suburban Locations.” Bridget Schwiesow reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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February 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 11, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s a hot topic, that’s for sure: Montgomery County school board members have voted to push back school start times beginning next year. 2. There could be a big change in the way Montgomery County sells alcohol if Montgomery County leaders agree […]

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April 8, 2013 | Staff Writer

photo cover of City Cycling book by Ralph Buehler

Planning Expert Talks Cycling in Silver Spring

Virginia Tech professor Ralph Buehler will speak at the Montgomery County Planning Department headquarters in Silver Spring on April 9 at 7 p.m. His topic “Making Cycling Irresistible: Lessons from Europe and North America” will focus on the increase of bike use and how that relates to transportation and land-use policies. In his book and […]

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