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Friday, April 24, 2015
In the Spotlight is a new occasional feature that will highlight some of MCDOT’s outstanding employees and the services they provide to the public.
Joseph M. Pospisil (AKA “Joe”) has been with Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation (MCDOT), Division of Traffic Engineering and Operations for the past eight years. Although Joes’ family resides in Iowa, MCDOT is fortunate to have him living and working here in Montgomery County.
Joe has greatly improved safety around school zones and provides engineering and technical services in managing residential and non-residential parking issues, the permit parking program and traffic ordersHe also took the initiative to create geographic information maps that display traffic control devices, parking restrictions, and other elements that have greatly assisted Traffic Engineering staff. He is a great asset to MCDOT -- thank you Joe!
Montgomery County's Ride On bus system is looking for middle and high school students to help spread the word about its free and discounted kids programs by producing a fun and educational video about the Youth Cruiser SmarTrip Card, the Monthly Pass, and the Summer Pass. Winners could win bus passes for an entire year, Ride On gear, and the opportunity to have the video featured on the County's website, Montgomery County Cable Television and Ride On's YouTube channel.
For more information, including the contest flyer, rules, and entry form, visit Ride On Kids Ride Free webpage.
On Monday, April 27, Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will hold a public workshop to answer questions about improvements being considered for the Grosvenor/Strathmore bicycle and pedestrian priority area. The improvements could include bulb-outs and sidewalk, curb and curb ramp reconstruction to meet Americans with Disabilities Act best practices. The meeting will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Garrett Park Elementary School cafeteria located at 4810 Oxford Street in Kensington, Maryland.
MCDOT will also hold a public meeting on Thursday, April 30 to obtain public input on pedestrian and bicycle improvement designs for Tuckerman Lane. The meeting will be held from 7:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. at the Winston Churchill High School cafeteria located at 11300 Gainsborough Road in Potomac, Maryland.
Leggett and Roshdieh Launch Program to Install Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Public Parking Lots and Garages
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and Montgomery County Department of Transportation's (MCDOT) Acting Director Al Roshdieh unveiled three new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations with the capacity to charge six vehicles at the Bethesda Capital Crescent (Garage 31) public parking garage. Garage 31 is the first to be completed in MCDOT’s program to install additional EV stations in 11 County parking garages and lots over the next few months capable of charging 26 vehicles. MCDOT will then expand the EV program to a total of 24 facilities with the capacity to charge more than 50 vehicles. Read more.
|The newly opened Capital Crescent Parking Garage in Bethesda, Maryland has 1,250 parking spaces including six spots, reserved for Electric Vehicle charging.|