Friday, September 22, 2017
|Pictured at the Silver Spring Bus Depot, which features a plaque dedicated to Conrad Johnson, are (from left to right): Sean Jackson, Joshua Fraser, Maurice Blalock, Nelvin Ransome, Mansfield Jones, Eric Sims, Johnny Stephens and Craig Smith|
PBS is filming a documentary about the 2002 sniper shootings in the D.C. area. Conrad Johnson, a Ride On bus operator, was killed on October 22 in Aspen Hill. Some of the drivers who worked with Johnson were interviewed about that terrible day. The documentary is expected to be released next year.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Go Montgomery is distributed by Montgomery County Government Department of Transportation.
MCDOT’s newest Bikeshare station is located at Key West Avenue and Diamondback Drive. It’s the second of two, 11-dock stations purchased by the developers of Camden Shady Grove and conveyed to the County. It’s also the 28th station in the Rockville/Shady Grove/Life Sciences Center Bikeshare Network. Learn more about Bikeshare.
County Executive Ike Leggett, MCDOT Director Al Roshdieh and others celebrated the opening of the Needwood Road Bike Path, Phase I, that provides access to the Shady Grove Metro Station and connects to the Rock Creek Regional Trail from the Intercounty Connector (ICC) Trail. Read more.
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett celebrated the reopening of Stringtown Road between St. Clair Road and Snowden Farm Parkway following an extensive project to widen the road from two to four lanes and add bike paths and a sidewalk that connect to the Greenway Trail. Read more.