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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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September 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro Considering Layoffs, Service Cuts if Federal Funding Ends

The Metro Board of Directors held a special meeting Friday to approve potential service cuts and layoffs that may go into effect if federal funding does not come through.  The COVID-19 pandemic led Metro to cut back service causing as much as a 90% drop in ridership and revenue, according to a statement from the […]

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September 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Metro SmarTrip Now Available on iPhone, Apple Watch…Finally

In a year of disappointment, we have some hopeful news for 2020: you can finally use your iPhone and Apple Watch as your SmarTrip card when riding the Metro. WMATA officially launched a SmarTrip app on Apple devices, allowing riders a “touch-free” experience when paying for rides with Metro and regional transits providers. A news […]

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August 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 18, in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Aug. 18, and it’s National Fajita Day, so make note of this holiday as you’re deciding what to eat for “Take Out Tuesday.” It’s also the second day of the Democratic National Convention. Be aware, the Montgomery County Council continues its recess through Sept. 11, so they do not meet today. In the […]

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August 17, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Todas las Estaciones de Metro Abrirán Nuevamente el 8 de Septiembre

Está programado que el 8 de septiembre sea el primer día en que todas las estaciones de Metro estarán abiertas, anunció la agencia el lunes. Metro duplicó los viajes semanales el domingo, en lo que la agencia dijo que fue su mayor aumento en la historia. Los viajes aumentaron de 511, todos los días de […]

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August 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

All Metro Stations Will Open Sept. 8 for the First Time Since March

Sept. 8 is scheduled to be the first day all Metro stations will be open since March 19, the agency announced Monday.  Metro more than doubled weekly rail trips on Sunday in what the agency said was its largest ramp-up in history. Trips increased from 511 every weekday to more than 1,200, Metro reported. Six […]

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August 17, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 17, in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Aug. 17, and here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Data: The County Data Dashboard details today’s case count and key indicators. Click here for more information.    2.Essential Item Donations Needed: The Gaithersburg CARES Hub needs essential items to help people recovering from COVID-19. Click here  for more details. 💙Our CARES […]

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