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Go Montgomery - June 16, 2016

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Roshdieh Participated in Regional Panel on SafeTrack

Montgomery 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

Montgomery 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

Montgomery 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

Montgomery 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

The 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

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

Bike 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

Montgomery 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

In 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

The 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

Beginning 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

MCDOT's 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


**REMINDER** Landscape Contest Deadline Extended to June 17 

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Highway Services Begins Repair and Replacement Project in College View

In June, the Division of Highway Services (DHS) begins a six to eight-week project to repair and/or replace curbs, gutters and sidewalks in the College View neighborhood in Kensington. Read more.


Highway Services to Close Portion of Wildcat Road for Three-Month Project

This month, the Division of Highway Services will begin a project to replace four, failing, storm drain culverts. Read more.