Friday, July 31, 2015

Leggett and Roshdieh Celebrate 25th Anniversary of ADA with Federal Transit Administrator; MCDOT’s Bus Stop Improvement Program Touted as National Model

On the eve of the 25th Anniversary of the ADA, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett announced that the County’s nine-year Bus Stop Improvement Program has enhanced accessibility and pedestrian safety at 3,025 bus stops.

In 2006, the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) assessed the County’s 5,340 bus stops for location, pedestrian accessibility and connection, signage information, safety/security and amenities and identified 3,400 as needing improvement. Today, the Bus Stop Improvement Program has completed work on 89 percent of those stops; work continues on the remaining 275 bus stops.  Read more.