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State Requests Expedited Schedule for Purple Line Lawsuit Appeal

Latest court filing warns ‘continued delay costs the state millions of dollars and places the project in greater jeopardy’
07/03/17

Apex Building Sidewalk and Road Closures Temporarily Lifted

The Wisconsin Avenue blockages will return, however, state official says
06/30/17

Metro Announces Pilot Program To Try To Fix Leaky Red Line Tunnel

Installation of waterproofing will cause single-tracking and close a large track segment on weekends in the Bethesda area over the summer
06/28/17

Three Lanes of Beltway Closed in Bethesda After Truck’s Fuel Spill

Officials warn of significant delays on inner loop Tuesday evening
06/27/17

Veirs Mill Road Resurfacing Set To Begin, Lane Closures Expected

State’s $3.5 million project to affect 2.5 miles of thoroughfare
06/27/17

Metro Working on New Plan To Fix Leaking Red Line Tunnel

Leaks in the problem-plagued tunnel stretching from Bethesda to D.C. led to Friday’s frustrating commute
06/27/17

Judge Denies State’s Request for Stay in Purple Line Lawsuit

Stay would have allowed the state to access federal funds for the light-rail project
06/26/17

Red Line Problems Stretch from Bethesda to Dupont Circle Friday

An arcing insulator was reported at the Medical Center station, while the Red Line was closed between Dupont Circle and Woodley Park
06/23/17

Bus Camera Program Highlights Five Worst Spots for Illegal School Bus Passings

Citations for illegally passing buses quintupled with camera program’s expansion
06/22/17

Parking Rates About To Climb in Downtown Bethesda

Most hourly rates set to go up by 25 cents starting July 5
06/22/17

Maryland Asks Court of Appeals to Reinstate Federal Approval for Purple Line

The state is asking the court to reverse a previous ruling that blocked federal funds for the light-rail project
06/22/17

Lane Closures Announced for Outer Loop of Beltway in Chevy Chase

Workers will be repairing road surface
06/21/17

Berliner, Korman Question Need for Six-Month Wisconsin Avenue Closures Near Apex Building Demolition

Officials ask state to reexamine permit for limiting access along Wisconsin Avenue
06/19/17

Maryland Lawmakers Unveil Plan To Reform Metro Governance

Proposal also calls for dedicated funding for the transit operator from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.
06/19/17

Planning Board Approves Proposal for 309 Homes at WMAL Tower Site

Community members lobbied to save trees, add open space
06/16/17

Parks System To Oversee Plaza Project on Capital Crescent Trail

New agreement estimates cost will total $500,000
06/16/17

Judge in Purple Line Lawsuit Offers Little Hope for Maryland in Hearing

Success of state’s attempt to have the judge issue a stay so it can secure federal funding for the project seems unlikely
06/15/17

Metro GM Expects Ridership To Improve after SafeTrack Concludes

​Emergency maintenance program’s last surge takes place next week on Red Line in Montgomery County
06/15/17

More Lane Closures Scheduled for Next Two Weekends on Rockville Pike in Bethesda

Work on pedestrian underpass continues
06/15/17

State Transit Leader Replaced After Pricey Furniture Purchase; Police Release New Image in Cold Case

News, announcements and other helpful links for Tuesday morning
06/13/17
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