Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Highway Services Continues Road Paving/Patching Projects on Brink Road and in the Northwood Park Community
MCDOT’s Division of Highway Services has begun repaving of Brink Road between Woodfield Road (MD 124) and Wightman Road and will start a full depth patching project in the Northwood Park community in Silver Spring at the end of September. Read more.
The Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (OEMHS) is offering three “Community Emergency Preparedness” classes in September to residents of Montgomery County. These classes, developed in collaboration and partnership with the Montgomery County Police Department and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, will enable families to prepare for disasters at home and respond to specific hazards such as fires, active assailants, medical emergencies, bomb threats and severe weather events. Read more.
County Executive Isiah Leggett is seeking applicants to fill three public member vacancies on the Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee. One incumbent is eligible to apply for reappointment. The Committee advises the County Executive, County Council, and elected officials on pedestrian and bicycle safety. Applications are due September 30. Apply online.
Montgomery County Department of Transportation's (MCDOT) Division of Parking Management has begun its semi-annual thorough washing and degreasing of all County-owned parking garages that will continue through November.
On September 16, the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is sponsoring
International PARK(ing) Day by making selected public parking spaces available to businesses and non-profits, as well as government departments and agencies to be creatively transformed into fun, parklike spots. MCDOT invites the public to celebrate PARK(ing) Day by visiting these reimagined parking spaces between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. in Silver Spring, Bethesda, Wheaton and Takoma Park. Read more.
On August 23, the participating Capital Bikeshare jurisdictions (Maryland’s Montgomery County, the District of Columbia, and Virginia’s Arlington County and City of Alexandria) celebrated the installation of the 400th station in the Capital Bikeshare system. This milestone installation occurred on the eve of the sixth anniversary of the region’s bike sharing system launch. Read more.