Thursday, May 4, 2017

Go Montgomery! May 4, 2017

Go Montgomery


Visit MCDOT’s Booth Next to the Bohrer Park Playground at GreenFest on Saturday, May 6

MCDOT will have games, kids activities, giveaways and lots of information about the department’s sustainable activities that are helping improve the quality of life in Montgomery County. 


Take a Free Ride On Bus to GreenFest

Ride On will provide free service between the Shady Grove Metro or the Lake Forest Transit Center and GreenFest from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 


MCDOT Wins Five NACo Achievement Awards

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) has been recognized with five Achievement awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). 


Leggett, Roshdieh Join Officials in Urging Federal Judge to Rule on the Purple Line MCDOT

On May 2, Director Al Roshdieh (left) joined supporters of the Purple Line at a rally in Silver Spring. Also pictured are County Councilmembers Hans Reimer (center) and George Leventhal (second from right).


Register Now for Bike to Work Day May 19 and Attend an MCDOT-Sponsored Pit Stop

Bike to Work Day is Friday, May 19 and MCDOT is sponsoring six County pit stops. Pre-register now to get a free t-shirt at your selected pit stop while supplies last. 


Crosswalk Zebra Helps Kids at Argyle Middle School Learn How to Use New Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons

MCDOT installed new aids to help pedestrians cross safely mid-block. Read more about all the locations


MCDOT Supports Street Smart Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Awareness on Georgia Avenue at Fenwick Lane

MCDOT’s Street Team will be reaching out to walkers and bikers with educational information on Thursday, May 4 from 3 to 6 p.m. 


MCDOT Closes Talbot Avenue Bridge in Silver Spring

MCDOT has closed the Talbot Avenue Bridge in Silver Spring because an inspection found that it can no longer safely support vehicular traffic. 


County Leaders Meet with Federal Agencies to Discuss New Infrastructure Initiatives

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, MCDOT Director Al Roshdieh and County senior managers met with leaders of Federal agencies to discuss County initiatives.  


Hiker-Biker Trail in Rock Creek Park to be Closed This Spring

The section of the Rock Creek Hiker-Biker Trail between Franklin Street and the trail connector at Saul Road will be closed to the public this spring


May 4, 2017


pavingroadMCDOT Highway Services Continues Road Repair Projects


Ride On Customers Offer Compliments for Good Service in April

MCDOT appreciates Ride On passengers letting us know when they receive good service. Read some of the compliments received in April.


Commuter Services Holds Commuter Information Fairs at Worksites

MCDOT Commuter Services will visit worksites to help employees learn about their commuting alternatives.

Report issues or concerns to Montgomery County 311. Report pot holes, downed trees, street signs or street light damage, traffic signal issues or other concerns. Visit MC311 online 24/7.