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June 29, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Major Road Projects Will ‘Significantly Impact’ Montgomery County Traffic

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration has two road projects planned that will have “significant impacts” on Montgomery County Traffic, according to a press release. These repairs will take place on the inner loop of the I-495 Northwest Branch Bridge between New Hampshire Avenue and University Boulevard and on a four mile stretch […]

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February 21, 2020 | Michelle Queen

ICC to Close This Weekend Between Layhill Road and Georgia Ave

Latest Detour Planned Between Layhill Road and Georgia Avenue The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is in the process of upgrading the tolling system on the Intercounty Connector (ICC). Work began in January and will continue into April. The tolling hardware and software at all the toll facilities will be replaced as part of the upgrades. […]

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November 29, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 29 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Nov. 29, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. Planning Meeting: The Planning Board meets today and will work on the Veirs Mill Corridor Master Plan, among numerous other items. The meeting agenda may be found, here. 2. Listening Tour: County Executive-elect Marc Elrich is holding a meeting with residents at Olney […]

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November 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Public Forum on Ride On’s Expansion to be Held on Nov. 29

Ride On is expanding its services along US 29 (Columbia Pike) and officials are inviting the public for input on Nov. 29. The expansion is a new limited stop service called Route 129. The new service will run from Silver Spring Transit Center to Burtonsville Park and Ride Lot with just 14 stops.  Route 129 […]

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March 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Council Reacts to Executive’s New Bus Rapid Transit Plan (VIDEO)

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) would bring bus routes on some of the counties busiest roads. Recently, County Executive Ike Leggett proposed additional funds for planning BRT in one of the counties most congested corridors. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports on the County Council’s reaction. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its […]

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March 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Executive Recommends Bus Rapid Transit to Alleviate Traffic Congestion (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett announced recommendations to address traffic congestion on MD 355, US 29, and Veirs Mill Road. His proposals include a Bus Rapid Transit system. County Cable Montgomery’s Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Leggett Says BRT is Best Option to Reduce Traffic on Local Roads (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, County Executive Ike Leggett says Bus Rapid Transit is the best option for providing traffic relief on local roads. Related:

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March 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Berliner on BRT: “It Will Be Like Rails on Wheels” (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has unveiled plans to move forward with Bus Rapid Transit in certain corridors of the county. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, County Council Vice President Roger Berliner talks about the BRT experience, noting, “it will be like rails on wheels.” Related:

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March 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

It Was a Big Day for Transportation News in MoCo (VIDEO)

It was a big day for transportation news in Montgomery County. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that the state has selected a vendor for the Purple Line and County Executive Ike Leggett announces plans to move forward with Bus Rapid Transit in several key corridors of the county. So which announcement is more important? Find […]

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March 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

CE Leggett Unveils Plans to Move BRT Forward in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett wants to get a Bus Rapid Transit system up and running in Montgomery County sooner than later. At a March 2nd news briefing, Leggett unveiled his recommendations for MD 355, US 29, Veirs Mill Road and his continued support for the Corridor Cities Transitway. “The future economic vitality of our […]

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