Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Go Montgomery! August 2, 2017


New Ride On extRa Buses Arriving Now

See one of the new Ride On extRa buses at this year’s Montgomery County Agricultural Fair at the Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg from August 11 through 19. Learn more about the service that launches October 2 by watching a short video


MCDOT Responds During Wettest Weekend of the Year

MCDOT’s Storm Operations Center was activated during this past weekend’s deluge to respond to service calls.  Staff reopened 20 roads that were closed due to flooding or downed trees. 


Take a Survey About Improving Bus Service Along US 29

Let us know how Montgomery County’s local bus service on and near US 29/Colesville Rd/Columbia Pike (Ride On and Metrobus) could be improved.
Take this short five-to-ten minute survey, which will be used to help design MCDOT’s first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line.


Comment on the County’s Draft Vision Zero Plan to Eliminate Traffic Fatalities by 2030

Review the County’s Vision Zero Two Year Action Plan and provide your feedback by taking this survey


MCDOT Installs Traffic Signal at Multi-Agency Service Park

To improve pedestrian and traffic safety, MCDOT constructed a traffic signal at Snouffer School Road and Allison Hollow Way that was activated in July.


MCDOT Successfully Promotes Pedestrian Safety at Imagination Bethesda

Children and parents visited MCDOT’s tent to learn more about pedestrian safety and take the walk and drive safe pledge. Read more.


MCDOT’s Efforts to Expand Safe Biking Opportunities Featured in Washingtonian Magazine

Montgomery County was commended for leading the DC area in bicycling infrastructure. Read more.


SHA Begins Beltway Resurfacing Project on I-495 In Montgomery County

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration has begun a safety and resurfacing project on the Outer Loop of I-495 between Seminary Road and the I-270 west spur. Read more.


Residents Invited to Public Meeting to Learn More about SHA Project to Rehabilitate Seminary Road Bridge over I-495

Beginning this summer, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will rehabilitate the bridge on Seminary Road over I-495. Read more about the project and/or attend a public meeting.


WSSC Projects to Impact Traffic on Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road

This month, WSSC will begin replacing and relocating water mains along two very busy roads – Georgia Avenue, from Denley Road to Connecticut Avenue, and Colesville Road, from Georgia Avenue to the entrance of the Beltway.

August 2, 2017



MCDOT Continues Infrastructure Repairs

Learn more about MCDOT’s projects to repair roads, bridges and drainage:
Residential Roadway Resurfacing
Patching Project
Bridge and Bridge Deck Replacement
Drainage Improvement Projects
  • Briars Road from Olney-Laytonsville Road to Bowie Mill Road, Rockville
  • Just Completed: Kingstead Road Culvert Replacement, Damascus


Ride On Hiring Full-Time and Substitute Bus Operators

Ride On is looking for applicants with excellent communications skills, and the ability to serve the riding public with honesty and integrity. Learn more.


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