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Maryland Attorney General Files Writ of Mandamus in Purple Line Case

State is seeking to have a higher court force the district judge to issue a ruling in ongoing case
05/15/17

Metro To Increase Fares, Shift to New Hours Starting June 25

Changes were approved to give crews more time to maintain the transit system
05/12/17

Hogan Requests Legal Maneuver To Compel Purple Line Judge To Make Decision in Ongoing Lawsuit

Governor warns further delays will cost Maryland millions of dollars
05/11/17

Mother Begins Advocacy Efforts after 24-Year-Old Son Killed in Chevy Chase Motorcycle Collision

Dean Rusciolelli, who recently moved to the area, had started working at Lockheed Martin shortly before his death
05/10/17

Local Elected Officials Request FAA Undertake Airplane Noise Study

Montgomery County residents continue to complain about increasing airplane noise from Reagan National flights
05/10/17

Rainy Weather Leads to Localized Flooding, Downed Trees

Utility workers clearing away debris from River Road, officials report
05/05/17

Principal at Walt Whitman High Surprised By School's Fall in Rankings; Purple Line Partners Not Giving Up on Project

News, announcements and other helpful links for Thursday morning
05/04/17

Grosvenor-Strathmore Plan Changes Could Permit More Than 1,100 New Homes, 260-foot Buildings

Planning staff finalizes recommendations for Metro property
05/03/17

SafeTrack’s Final Surge To Close Shady Grove, Rockville Stations

Metro is still hashing out the details about the June repairs and line closure
05/02/17

Bill Would Enable Vehicles To Continuously Park in County Garages for Up to Two Weeks

Revision proposed to align regulations with changing work and living dynamics in areas around the garages
05/02/17

Weekday Lane Closures Announced For Rockville Pike in Bethesda

Southbound lanes will shut down for about one week starting Wednesday
05/02/17

Local Leaders Urge Judge in Purple Line Case To Make a Decision

Ongoing delays due to lawsuit are costing the state money, elected officials said
05/02/17

Regional Council of Governments Recommends Sales Tax Increase To Fund Metro

New report finds a 1 percent increase in jurisdictions that have Metro stations could provide the dedicated funding source to properly repair the system
04/26/17

Purple Line Art Submissions Unveiled

Multiple designs for each station submitted; winning proposals expected to be chosen in May
04/25/17

Old Metro Car’s Next Stop: Retail Kiosks at Grosvenor-Strathmore Station

A sculptor is cutting up the 4000-series rail car in Brookeville to serve as pop-up shops, benches and art
04/21/17

I-270 Improvements Will Reduce Travel Times, Governor Says

Montgomery County leaders say lane additions and new technology should be a first step toward a long-term solution for the congested highway
04/20/17

Hogan Says Federal Judge Overseeing Purple Line Case Has a Conflict of Interest

Governor hints at connections between Richard Leon and Purple Line opponents
04/19/17

State Puts Forth Plan To Add Lanes on I-270 To Reduce Traffic Congestion

Transportation officials estimate the project could be completed in 2019, but critics are skeptical about whether it will work
04/17/17

Flashing Lights Begin Alerting Drivers to Hazards at Deadly Bethesda Intersection

State transportation officials say water main break delayed safety project
04/17/17

County To Add Limited-Stop Bus Service To Rockville Pike

The new bus service will extend from the Medical Center Metro station in Bethesda to Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg
04/14/17
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