transit authority

February 25, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Berliner, Floreen, Hucker Concerned about Metro Raising Fares and Reducing Service

The Montgomery County Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee sent a letter this week to Chair Mortimer Downey and the other members of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA, or Metro) Board of Directors “expressing our deep concern” about a staff proposal the board will consider on Feb. 26 to increase fares and […]

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February 3, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 3, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 3, in Montgomery County: 1. The Board of Education (BOE) meets behind closed doors today and we may find out after that executive session the future of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Joshua Starr. Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for updates. 2. At his news briefing on […]

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February 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Leggett Plans to Withdraw Legislation for an Independent Transit Authority (VIDEO)

In a memo dated Feb. 2 and addressed to Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett indicates he will ask the State Delegation to withdraw State Bill MC 24-15, Montgomery County Transit Authority. “Over the last few weeks, we have heard a variety of opinions on how we should address our […]

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