Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) last SafeTrack surge
-- Surge #16 – will completely close the Shady Grove and Rockville Red
Line stations from Saturday, June 17 through Sunday, June 25.
is leading the effort to remake the downtown Wheaton Triangle by
constructing a 308,000-square-foot, LEED Platinum County office
building, a new Town Square civic space and underground parking garage.
To keep Ride On
bus fares consistent with rates approved by the Washington Metropolitan
Area Transit Authority (WMATA), the Montgomery County Council approved
transit rate changes that will begin June 25, 2017.
Division of Parking will install about 400 “smart” parking meters in
Wheaton starting next week. The smart meters expand payment options for
parking customers to include credit cards in addition to coins and pay by cell.
Executive Ike Leggett joined leaders from throughout the nation in
declaring support for U.S. leadership in reducing carbon emissions.
MCDOT’s Sustainability Policy: Moving Forward Together
was featured as one of the ways Montgomery County is working to improve
has won a $60,000 grant from the Transportation Land-Use Connections
Program to develop multilingual/ADA materials to help educate
pedestrians, bicyclists and drivers about ways to use new bicycle
infrastructure that is designed to enhance safety.
improve pedestrian safety and reduce congestion, MCDOT will install a
new traffic roundabout at Bradmoor Drive and Roosevelt Street in
Bethesda; make modifications to the sidewalks, curbs and gutters; add
new signage, markings and crosswalks; and make other minor repairs.
this summer’s Montgomery County Public Schools break, MCDOT will close
Piney Meetinghouse Road to replace the 1950-vintage Piney Meetinghouse
Road Bridge over Watts Branch. The project will include four-foot
shoulders to accommodate on-road bicyclists and pedestrians.
will close two southbound lanes of Wisconsin Avenue and the adjacent
sidewalk at 1 Bethesda Metro in downtown Bethesda on Saturday, June 10;
Sunday, June 11; and Saturday, June 17 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.