The County Executive’s Capital Improvements Program (CIP) is currently being developed and will be published by January 15, 2020. The CIP covers construction of all public buildings, roads, and other facilities planned by County public agencies over a six-year period. The County Council amends and approves the CIP budget by June 15.…Read More
Tag Archives: White Flint Metro Station
From Bethesda Beat
A Montgomery County Council committee wants funding for station improvements at the Forest Glen and White Flint Metrorail stations to remain a priority in the county’s construction-projects budget.
County Executive Marc Elrich last month recommended deferring $14.7 million from the White Flint and Forest Glen stations projects and pursuing funding from the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority, which operates the regional subway system.…Read More
I want to make sure you saw this article in The Washington Post. It’s quite wonderful. Robert Thomson (Dr. Gridlock) spends half his piece directly quoting the Friends of White Flint letter to WMATA which I had also sent to the Transportation Planning Board. After the link to the article, you’ll find the part of his story that mentions us.…Read More
As reported on Bethesda Beat:
County Council President Roger Berliner on Thursday urged the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to sell the land it owns and to use the money to improve the beleaguered system Metro system.
In a letter to Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld, Berliner said WMATA controls what may be the most valuable properties in the county, the sites of the Bethesda and White Flint Metro stations.…Read More
This is something we want to keep an eye on.
WMATA projects that its future operating costs will outpace revenues. (No news there.) To close the gap, WMATA is considering a variety of options, including closing White Flint station during off-peak hours, decreasing how often trains run, and cutting some bus routes.…Read More