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County Council Duels Over Montrose Parkway East Funding as Amazon Looms Over Debate

At-large council member Nancy Floreen criticized a group of council members who aim to divert about $ 94 million in funds from the road project
03/08/18

County Executive Plans Push To Maintain Montrose Parkway East Funding

Ike Leggett said the long-planned road is needed to support and promote development in the area
03/07/18

Three Council Members Propose Alternatives to Montrose Parkway East Project

The legislators suggest spending part of the $ 94 million budgeted on mass transit, bike and pedestrian projects
03/05/18

Construction Work Begins for New Park Along Capital Crescent Trail in Bethesda

Project partners are still seeking funds for River Road Park
03/01/18

County Council Approves Trail Improvement Deal with Ourisman Honda

Vote ends dispute lasting more than a year over a shared Capital Crescent Trail easement
02/27/18

County Proposes Creating Permit Parking Zone in Large Swath of East Silver Spring

Area under consideration for new zone is within 4,000 feet of planned Purple Line stations
02/23/18

Updated: County Council Considering Diverting Funds From Montrose Parkway East Project

More than $ 120 million in funds could be redirected to other transportation projects or for school construction
02/22/18

Crescent at Chevy Chase Project Heats Up Again with Start of Purple Line Construction

Latest proposal contains slight reduction in overall unit count
02/19/18

Portion of New Georgia Avenue Underpass Set To Open This Weekend

Opening represents a milestone in the major Glenmont-area road project
02/13/18

Bethesda Metro Center Developer Lays Out Two Scenarios for Plaza Project

One option calls for up to 600 residential units, while the other provides office space
02/12/18

Former State Government Staffer Recalls Sexual Harassment; Governor’s Office Walks Back Amazon Transportation Remark

News, announcements and other helpful links for Thursday morning
02/08/18

Wiedefeld Proposes Schedule To Review Metro’s Grosvenor Turnbacks

Metro could begin phasing out train turn-arounds in December, but track upgrades may be required
02/07/18

Montgomery County Leaders Urge Metro To End Grosvenor Turnbacks

Metro has not included a plan to end the train turn-arounds in next year’s budget
02/05/18

Panhandling Prevention Bill Draws Opposition

County firefighters say it could impact their annual fundraising for muscular dystrophy research
02/02/18

Crime on Metro Dips to Lowest Levels in More than a Decade; Chelsea Manning's Military Status Raises Questions about Campaign Eligibility

News, announcements and other helpful links for Friday morning
02/02/18

Purple Line Officials Detail Landscaping Plans for Light-Rail Line in Bethesda, Chevy Chase

Planting of trees, shrubs and evergreens planned to spruce up the transit system
02/01/18

County Holds Open House in Bethesda on Proposed Bus Rapid Transit System

Tonight’s event will be held at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School
02/01/18

County Council Supports State Bills for Metro Funding, Amazon Incentives

Bills would provide dedicated funding for transit system and tax incentives if tech giant chooses to locate in Montgomery County
01/30/18

Week Ahead: Full Council To Take Up Savings Plan; Snow Expected Overnight

Plus: Purple Line construction meeting in Bethesda on Wednesday; Leggett to hold more public forums before proposing fiscal 2019 budget
01/29/18

Metro Approves Program To Refund Riders for Delays

‘Rush Hour Promise’ credits a rider’s Smartrip card for rides delayed 15 minutes or longer
01/25/18
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