The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT)is studying options for a new BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) service along MD 355 called FLASH. MCDOT invites you to a public Open House to learn more about FLASH on MD 355 and see the results of the extensive evaluation and preliminary engineering of the alternatives, including ridership, benefits, impacts, and estimated costs.…
Western Workaround/White Flint West construction activities anticipated for the next two weeks beginning June 2, 2019
The utility infrastructure relocation and construction which began in August 2018 under the previous contract as Phase 1B still awaits completion. This work should finish in summer 2019.
PEPCO electrical construction located on the MNCPPC Aquatic Center property north of the Marinelli Road entrance has been completed—the contractor will return once PEPCO has installed a new power pole; the County is waiting on PEPCO’s schedule for pole placement.
Comments Off on Montgomery Parks Launches E-Bikes and E-Scooters Pilot Program
Montgomery Parks launched a pilot program on June 1, 2019 to permit electric bicycles (e-bikes) and electric scooters (e-scooters) on certain Montgomery Parks hard surface trails. Montgomery Parks will evaluate the use of e-bikes and e-scooters on selected hard surface park trails to determine if the pilot program should be made permanent, rescinded or modified to be best integrated into parks’ countywide hard-surface trail system
According to The Washington Post, the six-month pilot will allow e-bikes with speeds up to 20 mph and e-scooters with speeds up to 25 mph on the Rock Creek Trail, Sligo Creek Trail, the Matthew Henson Trail, the Long Branch Trail and the Northwest Branch Trail.…
Check out these photos of the brand new path between the Market Street/ the Conference Center and Pike and Rose. We are so excited to use this new walkway — the grid of the White Flint/Pike District continues to grow and make our neighborhood better!
Comments Off on Bus Route Cuts in the Pike District/White Flint area?
County Executive Marc Elrich has proposed cutting service on some of the Pike District’s busiest bus routes, Ride On Routes 46 and 38. There’s a vote on Thursday—let the County Council know cutting buses in the White Flint area isn’t okay. Call or email them here: https://t.co/T1F3dVcB2l
Comments Off on There is Still Time to Register for Bike to Work Day or Take a Cycling Class
There is Still Time to Register for Bike to Work Day! Make sure to register for the North Bethesda Pit Stop at Pike & Rose! We will be in the parking lot of REI. Along with our great host, Pike & Rose,we will welcome new and seasoned cyclists on Friday, May 17, beginning at 6:30 am until 8:30 am. …