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County Activates Bethesda’s First All-Pedestrian Intersection To Improve Safety

Light at Arlington Road and Bethesda Avenue will stop cars in all directions for pedestrians
05/10/18

Montgomery County To Test Pop-Up Bike Lane in Downtown Bethesda

Officials will set up the lane on May 18 for Bike to Work Day
05/09/18

River Road Reopened in Potomac after Prolonged Closure Due to Gas Leak

Portion of road was closed to traffic for about three hours Tuesday afternoon
05/08/18

Metro Seeks Public’s Thoughts on Ending Turnarounds at Grosvenor-Strathmore Station

Transit system is taking feedback on the proposed change to provide more service on the Red Line in Montgomery County
05/03/18

Writer Shares Story of Revival at Maryland SoccerPlex; Survey Indicates Metro Riders Feel Increased Satisfaction with System

News, announcements and other helpful links for Friday morning
04/27/18

Montgomery County Reports Decrease in Complaints about Dockless Bike-Share Pilot Program

The county has been testing the bike rentals in the Silver Spring area since the fall
04/26/18

Hogan Signs Metro Funding, Amazon Incentive Package Bills in North Bethesda

The landmark policies are designed to improve the transit system and woo the tech giant to build in Montgomery County
04/25/18

Work Underway To Modify Entrance to Downtown Bethesda

Crews are narrowing the merge lane from Wisconsin Avenue to Woodmont Avenue near the National Institutes of Health
04/23/18

Local Historian Plans Weekend Pop-Up Museum at Talbot Avenue Bridge in Silver Spring

Display will educate visitors about history of communities around the crossing
04/18/18

Residents Urge County Council To Fund Airspace Consultant To Fight Noisy Flight Path Changes

Planes to and from Reagan National Airport have been flying closer to Bethesda-area homes since 2015 and concerned homeowners say they have no way to stop the noise
04/11/18

SHA Seeks Public Input for Study of Managed Lanes on Beltway and I-270

One of four April open houses to be held at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School
04/09/18

Lyttonsville Place Bridge To Close This Summer for Purple Line Construction

Crossing is important entrance and exit to Lyttonsville neighborhood; Silver Spring’s Spring Street bridge to be closed in 2020
04/06/18

State Plans to Make Temporary Improvements Permanent at Braeburn Parkway and River Road

Also plans to add new pedestrian signals on River Road near Walt Whitman High School
03/30/18

State Transportation Officials Invite Public to Meeting on Safety at River Road Intersection

SHA will release renderings of proposed upgrades at site near Walt Whitman High School
03/27/18

Firm Building Purple Line Changes CEO

Alfred Craig replaced former CEO Rob Chappell last month and is now overseeing light-rail project
03/22/18

Snow Expected To Taper Off Wednesday Afternoon

National Weather Service meteorologist says magnitude of storm is unusual for this time of year
03/21/18

Design of Proposed Capital Crescent Trail Tunnel in Downtown Bethesda Moves Ahead

Montgomery County is on track to build the project before the Purple Line is scheduled to open in 2022, official says
03/20/18

County Council Agrees to Leggett’s Compromise on Montrose Parkway East Funding

Move would delay construction of North Bethesda-area road by one year and free up capital funds for school construction and other transportation projects
03/20/18

Winter Storm Watch Goes Into Effect Early Wednesday

MCPS will dismiss on a normal schedule but cancels afternoon activities
03/20/18

Overnight Beltway Lane Closures To Begin Tuesday in Montgomery County

Crews are working on the Seminary Road Bridge
03/09/18
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