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Underpass Project to Cause Weekend Lane Closures on Rockville Pike in Late April, Early May

Roadwork will affect area between Woodmont Avenue, Wilson Drive
04/14/17

County To Begin Road Resurfacing In Kenwood This Month

The weekday work is estimated to take six months to complete
04/12/17

Maryland U.S. Senators Sign Letter Urging Federal Support for Purple Line, Other Transit Projects

Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin joined other Democrats who called on Congress to fund transportation projects
04/11/17

Purple Line Opponents Urge Judge Not To Rush Ruling in Ongoing Lawsuit

Plaintiffs contend President Donald Trump is on the record opposing projects such as the Purple Line
04/06/17

Safety Improvements Added to Troubled River Road Intersection in Bethesda

Motorists can no longer turn left from Braeburn Parkway
04/06/17

Bethesda Area Suffers From 535-Space Bicycle Parking Shortage, Study Finds

County planners suggest launching bicycle parking program to address need around county
04/04/17

State Asks for Ruling in Purple Line Lawsuit

Further delays could have ‘devastating effects’ on light-rail project, attorney general warns
04/03/17

County Leaders Push for Details About Purple Line Delays and Federal Funding

Montgomery County Council president urges state to ask federal judge to issue a new ruling in ongoing lawsuit
03/30/17

Berliner Urges County To Consider Legal Action Against FAA Over Increased Airplane Noise

Complaints from residents near the Potomac River have risen since the agency changed flight paths in 2015
03/28/17

Rockville Pike Lane Closures Set for Early April

Construction work is part of project to install pedestrian underpass
03/27/17

Hogan’s Office Says Purple Line, Metro Discussed in Meeting with U.S. Transportation Secretary

Document provided by governor’s office lists the two among seven transportation priorities in the state seeking federal assistance
03/23/17

Metro Completes Escalator Installment Project at Bethesda Station

Work on the replacement of the escalators has been going on since 2014
03/22/17

New Silver Spring Penguin Mural To Be Unveiled March 29

County commissioned a copy of the popular mural that could withstand weather
03/21/17

Purple Line Construction Could Start in a Week if Judge Reinstates Project’s Federal Approval

Latest motions in lawsuit await ruling
03/21/17

County’s Proposed Interim Georgetown Branch Trail Would Route Cyclists Onto Jones Bridge Road

The off-road trail could be moved to busy roads in Bethesda to accommodate Purple Line construction
03/16/17

Purple Line Federal Funding Could Be in Jeopardy Under Trump’s Budget Plan

The president’s budget outline states only projects with grant agreements in place can receive federal funds—the Purple Line’s hasn’t been signed
03/16/17

Possibility of Passage Dims for State Bill Calling for Pedestrian Traffic Beacons

Senate committee rejects proposal for traffic lights that advocates say would make pedestrian crossings safer
03/16/17

Van Hollen, Berliner Admonish State for Delays in Improving Safety at Bethesda Intersection

Car crash killed three people last year at the back entrance to Walt Whitman High
03/15/17

Rockville Names Bridge for Wootton High Principal Whose Death Devastated School

A former high school student led the effort to honor Michael Doran
03/14/17

Buoyed by Lawsuit, Purple Line Opponents Want Trail Formally Recognized as a Park

Two of the plaintiffs in the federal lawsuit that has delayed the project likened their efforts to those of a Supreme Court justice who spurred the creation of the C&O Canal National Park
03/14/17
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