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May 5, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Movement Grows to Change Name of White Flint Metro to North Bethesda Metro

Friends of White Flint are asking Montgomery County to rename the White Flint Metro Station to the North Bethesda station “to reflect the community’s preference, history, and redevelopment plans,” wrote Executive Director Amy Ginsburg. In a letter to Executive Marc Elrich and Councilmember Andrew Friedson, Friends of White Flint explained that following a public meeting […]

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March 1, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Rockville Metro Pedestrian Bridge Will Remain Closed Through Fall 2021

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) announced the closure of the Rockville Metro Station pedestrian bridge through fall 2021 due to repairs. The bridge, which connects the Rockville Metro Station to Downtown Rockville, is undergoing construction that starts on Monday and will take approximately seven months to complete, according to a WMATA press release. […]

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January 27, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Ride On, WMATA Receive Over $1 Million to Improve Safety Amid COVID-19

Montgomery County’s Ride On transit service and the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority have been allocated more than $1 million in federal funding to make public transportation safer amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Ride On will receive $450,000 so it can track passenger counts in real-time to inform patrons about buses’ available capacities, members of Maryland’s […]

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January 21, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro Stations Begin Reopening Following Inauguration Closures

Nine Metro stations have reopened so far following inauguration security closures. As of 9 a.m. Thursday, Gallery Place and Union Station reopened, a statement from Metro said. The following stations reopened as of 1 p.m.: Archives, Arlington Cemetery, Capitol South, Federal Center SW, Federal Triangle, Judiciary Square and Smithsonian. Four remaining stations are set to […]

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January 14, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Metro Cerrará 13 Estaciones a Partir del Viernes por el Evento de Inauguración

Metro anunció ajustes en el servicio, incluido el cierre de 13 estaciones de tren, dentro del perímetro de seguridad ampliado de Inauguración antes del evento del próximo miércoles. Las siguientes estaciones de tren estarán cerradas desde el viernes 15 de enero hasta el fin del servicio el jueves 21 de enero (Metro Center y Gallery […]

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January 13, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro to Close 13 Stations Ahead of Inauguration Day

Metro announced service adjustments, including the closure of 13 rail stations, inside the expanded Inauguration security perimeter ahead of the event next Wednesday. The following rail stations will be closed beginning Friday through end-of-service Thursday, Jan. 21 (Metro Center and Gallery Place will be closed beginning Saturday): Red Line: Farragut North, Judiciary Square, Union Station […]

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December 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Servicio de Autobuses en Montgomery Continúa con Tarifas Gratuitas

El Departamento de Transporte del Condado de Montgomery (MCDOT) anunció  que los autobuses que opera, incluidos Ride On, Ride On Extra y Flash, mantendrán el abordaje temporal por la puerta trasera y las prácticas de cobro de tarifas suspendidas cuando Metrobus reanude el abordaje en la puerta principal y la recolección de tarifas el domingo […]

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December 4, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 4, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Dec. 4, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Metro to Discuss Proposed Budget Cuts: WMATA is holding a board meeting today at 9:00 a.m. to discuss proposed service cuts in the Fiscal year 2022 budget. WMATA’s proposal includes no rail service on weekends and eliminating nearly half of the Metrobus […]

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December 3, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Local Officials, Essential Workers Urge Metro to Halt Proposed Service Cuts

Local officials are urging Metro to reconsider proposed cuts in the Fiscal year 2022 budget. County Councilmember Evan Glass stressed during a virtual press conference on Wednesday the drastic impact WMATA service reduction could have on some essential workers who depend on the transit system. WMATA’s proposal includes no rail service on weekends and eliminating […]

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November 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Two Years After Amazon Rejection, Leaders Discuss White Flint Metro Station Development

In Nov. 2018 the White Flint area was rejected as a second Amazon headquarters location. Two years later, Metro has potential ideas for development of its White Flint station in order to be better equipped for future opportunities. The three concepts for the station property are: urban neighborhood, corporate campus and entertainment/innovation district, said Metro […]

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