transportation

October 2, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

FLASH Bus Begins Running Along Route 29 on Oct. 14

A modernistic 64-foot long neon blue and green bus will begin transporting riders along Route 29 between the Silver Spring Transit Center and the Burtonsville Park and Ride lot on Oct. 14. FLASH is Montgomery County’s newest bus rapid transit system that will operate in dedicated lanes and be able to keep a green light […]

Read more

September 3, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Unveils First Electric Ride On Buses

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and other local officials unveiled the county’s first four electric Ride On buses at the David F. Bone Equipment Maintenance and Transit Operations Center in Rockville.  The buses produce zero greenhouse gas emissions and each saves the county about $100,000 per year. 10 more buses are expected to be introduced […]

Read more

August 14, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Public Hearings Planned For Toll Management Lanes On 495 and 270

Two in-person and four virtual public hearings concerning the widening and managed lanes plans on I-495 and I-270 will be held over the new few weeks. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), the State Highway Administration (SHA) and the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) will jointly host the public […]

Read more

July 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 30 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, July 30, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Testing Options: There is free COVID-19 testing available today at the Silver Spring Civic Building from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Appointments are recommended to reduce wait times, but walk-ups are allowed. Click here for more information. TOMORROW! Free #COVID19 testing […]

Read more

June 10, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Tower Construction Causes Closure of Montgomery Avenue in Bethesda for Two Months

Montgomery Avenue between Wisconsin Avenue and Waverly Street in Bethesda will be closed for two months beginning on Wednesday. The roads will be closed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays as construction continues on Avocet Tower which will serve as a 370,000 square feet luxury office building with a large outdoor plaza. One […]

Read more

June 4, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for June 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, June 4. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. COVID-19 Rent Assistance Program: Montgomery County is offering partial rent suport to low-income residents who have been impacted finacially during the COVID-19 health crisis. Applications must be submitted by 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 5. Click here for more detials. Have […]

Read more

March 26, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for March 26 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, March 26 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1.County Volunteer Opportunities: Here’s a list of some emergency response volunteer opportunities available throughout the county that will help others in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2. County Transportation Options for Vulnerable Residents: Montgomery County Department of Transportation and Montgomery […]

Read more

March 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 25 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 25 and here are five things you need to know in Montgomery County: 1. County Transportation Resources for Adults, People with Disabilities:  Montgomery County Department of Transportation and Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services started a website with transportation services for older adults and persons with disabilities during the […]

Read more

February 13, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Feb. 13 in Montgomery County

It is Thursday, Feb. 13 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCDOT Public Meeting: MCDOT will hold a public meeting to brief the community and receive feedback about two bike-way projects: the Washington Grove Connector and the Crabbs Branch Way Extension. The meeting will be held at McCathran Hall located […]

Read more

January 28, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Elrich Announces Next Steps in Vision Zero Initiative

In a effort to prevent severe and fatal traffic-related accidents, the Vision Zero initiative has been put in place. The goal is to eliminate severe and fatal collisions by 2030 throughout the county by using an Action Plan that is geared toward keeping pedestrians, bicyclists and drivers safe. During a press conference on Monday, Montgomery […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter