Tag Archives: MCDOT
Thank you, MCDOT, for our beautiful brand new mid-block crosswalk on Marinelli between the Conference Center and the Grand/Wisconsin buildings! We’ve been working with MCDOT for a year to create this crosswalk, and we couldn’t be happier to see it installed. It’s a boon for walking convenience and safety. (Of course — be careful and be sure no cars are zooming through as you cross.)
There’s more pedestrian improvements to come through our Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign, so stay tuned!… Read More
Comments Off on MCDOT Wins Grants for Four Bikeshare Stations
The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) has received a Bikeways Grant Award from the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Maryland Bikeways Program to install four bikeshare stations along the Bethesda Trolley Trail. The award of $269,834 will fund final design, purchase and installation of the stations that will connect existing bikeshare in Bethesda with new grant- funded stations to be installed in White Flint and Twinbrook in the spring of 2018.… Read More
Comments Off on New Route 355 Ride On extRa Service is Launched
Yesterday, County Executive Ike Leggett participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new, limited stop Ride On extRa rush hour service. Leggett announced that Ride On extRa will be free during the month of October 2017. He was joined at the celebration by County Council Vice President Hans Riemer, Department of Transportation Director Al Roshdieh, and Montgomery College Parking and Transportation Manager Mark Pace.… Read More
Comments Off on Walkable Wednesday September 27 6pm
We hope you’ll be part of our third Walkable Wednesday. This one is extra-special because MCDOT Director Al Roshdieh will be cutting the ribbon on newly painted crosswalks in the Pike District!
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Comments Off on Check out the BRT and White Flint 2 presentations from our community meeting
Here is the presentation that Nkosi Yearwood made at our April 4th Community Meeting updating everyone on the status of and changes made so far on the White Flint 2 plan. (Click on the image below to view his presentation.)
And here is the presentation that Darcy Buckley of MCDOT made concerning Bus Rapid Transit or BRT.… Read More
Check out this presentation by MCDOT on current and future bike lanes in the Pike District.
MCDOT Presentation to North Bethesda Transportation Management District 1-25-2017_
Last week, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett launched the start of a naming contest to brand the County’s Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system, which in the next few years is expected to transform the transportation alternatives available in the County.
County Executive Leggett said, “I am committed to putting practical, cost-effective transit options on the ground in the near term.… Read More
Comments Off on More info on the Western Workaround
Hot off the presses from the Montgomery County Department of Transportation, more detailed information about the Western Workaround construction scheduled to begin in a couple of weeks.
The Conference Center surface parking lot will close in order to build a new, structured parking garage. The new garage will be six stories tall, house approximately 650 spaces, and will be accessible from both Executive Boulevard and Market Street.… Read More
We’re always blathering on about projects that are starting or will be starting. Here’s a change — a project that’s done! The Chapman Avenue Extension is completed! The $3.3 million new road extends Chapman Avenue from Randolph Road to Old Georgetown Road. The road includes five-foot sidewalks on both sides of the street and a signed/shared bikeway on Chapman Avenue.… Read More
Comments Off on Genuinely Interesting Info from Last Night’s BRT Open House
Below you’ll find ten of the informational boards from last night’s MTA/SHA/Montgomery County BRT Open House at BCC High School. (There is one more open house on Tuesday, May 3 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM at Gaithersburg High School. ) At the Open House, a wide variety of state and county rapid transit experts were available to answer questions and gather public opinions.… Read More