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Go Montgomery - June 16, 2016
Roshdieh Participated in
Regional Panel on SafeTrack
County Department of Transportation Director Al Roshdieh was a panel
member at a regional Safe Track event sponsored by the Greater
Washington Board of Trade where he discussed measures Montgomery County
is taking to help travelers during SafeTrack. Read more.
Roshdieh to be Featured
Speaker at Third Great Montgomery Bike Summit to be Held June 18
County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) Director Al Roshdieh and
MCDOT Transportation Engineering staff will be presenters at the
third Great Montgomery Bike Summit on June 18. Read more.
MCDOT’s Commuter Services to
Hold Free Telework Webinars to Help Employers During SafeTrack
County Department of Transportation's (MCDOT) Commuter
Services has scheduled two Telework webinars for June 23
and 28 to help employers quickly set up a telework program. during
SafeTrack. Read more.
Ride On Wants to Know How
Metro’s Safetrack Will Affect Your Commute
County’s Ride On bus service is planning free shuttles and
other service changes during SafeTrack -- Metro’s safety repair
blitz. To better target service enhancements, Ride On wants to know
more about how SafeTrack will affect you. Take this five-question survey.
MCDOT Completes Chapman
Avenue Extension; Project Designed to Relieve Congestion and Promote
Safety in White Flint Area
Montgomery County Department of Transportation’s (MCDOT) Division of
Transportation Engineering has completed a project to extend Chapman
Avenue, from Randolph Road to Old Georgetown Road, and it is now open
to traffic. Read more.
Ride On’s Will Kenlaw Selected
for TAM Board Leadership Position Use picture of Will
Kenlaw, marketing, advertising and customer service program manager
for Montgomery County Department of Transportation's Ride On, was
selected to serve as an at-large member on the Transportation
Association of Maryland (TAM) Board at its annual membership meeting in
May. Read more.
Winners of New Bike at White
Flint Bike to Work Day Have Participated Since 2002
to Work Day participants since 2002, the Woitach family, were thrilled
to learn that they had won a free "fold up bike" at White
Flint’s Bike to Work Day this year. Read more.
County Website Offers
Information for Older Drivers
County has a new website for older residents and their families that
provides information about driving safely and alternate transportation
options that are available to seniors who prefer to limit or stop
driving. Learn more at: Explore Older Driver Resources.
County Executive Summit on
Aging Report Now Available
December 2015, County Executive Ike Leggett held a second Summit on
Aging to review the accomplishments and progress made since the first
Summit in 2008. Read more.
SHA to Begin Bethesda
Trolley Trail Improvement Project
Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) has awarded a contract
to construct a 10-foot-wide, shared use, hiker-biker path along Old
Georgetown Road (MD 187) that will connect with the Bethesda Trolley
Trail section north of McKinley Street. Read more.
SHA to Begin Resurfacing
Project on Beltway and Seminary Road Overpass
in mid-June, the State Highway Administration (SHA) will
begin a year-long resurfacing project on a six-mile stretch of the
inner loop of the Capital Beltway, between I-270 and the Seminary Road
overpass just west of Georgia Avenue. Read more.
JUNE 16, 2016
Check Out This Video of
MCDOT at Bike to Work Day
Commuter Services hosted several pit stops at this year's Bike to Work
Day. This fun, two-minute video recaps some of the highlights: Watch here.
Contest Deadline Extended to June 17