Transit Projects in Gaithersburg to benefit from fuel tax revenue
Dan Gross/The Gazette Watkins Mill Road west of Rt 355 is a dead end that is currently used for parking by construction crews working nearby.
Wed May 22, 2013
Runners Support Capital Crescent Trail with 'Save the Trail' 5K
Opponents of building the Purple Line along the Capital Crescent Trail will be out in full force this Saturday morning for the annual "Save the Trail" 5-kilometer run along the shaded trail through the woods.
Tue May 21, 2013
Fuel tax hike will bolster Montgomery County projects
The increase in Maryland's fuel tax, signed into law by Gov. Martin O'Malley last week, is projected to raise hundreds of millions of dollars for Montgomery County road and transit projects.
Mon May 20, 2013
Maryland selects site for new housing department HQ
The Maryland Department of General Services has selected a site in New Carrollton to be the new home for the state's Department of Housing and Community Development under a lease proposal to be considered for approval later this month.
Sun May 19, 2013
Metro Delays, Track Work Scheduled Through Sunday
Traveling on Metro this weekend? Stay informed about delays. Metro will perform system rebuilding work on all but one line in this weekend.
Fri May 17, 2013
O'Malley Designates $280M to Purple Line
Gov. Martin O'Malley signed Maryland's increased gas tax into law Thursday, and announced $1.2 billion of new road and transit projects that would be built with the new revenue.
Metro Delays, Track Work Scheduled for May 17-19
Traveling on Metro this weekend? Stay informed about delays. Metro will perform system rebuilding work on all but one line in the system for the weekend of May 17-19. This weekend's rebuilding work will result in service changes on the Red, Orange and Green lines.
Thu May 16, 2013
Speak Out: Americans Are Driving Less, Is MoCo Following Suit?
For teens and 20-somethings in America, driving is much less of a daily thing than it was, say, 20 years ago.
Wed May 15, 2013
Local Residents Talk About Purple Line at Open House
Turnout was strong and comments were mostly positive at an open house about the Purple Line light rail project at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School on Tuesday evening.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Washington Post
Metro delays on Blue, Orange and Red lines
Blue and Orange Line trains are delayed in the direction of New Carrollton and Largo Town Center due to a signal problem outside Eastern Market.
Weekend Closures at Two Orange Line Metro Stations
Track work will close Metro stations along the Orange Line this weekend, for the third time in the past month.
Mon May 13, 2013
Metro's Purple Line may open by 2020
Project leaders working on Metro's Purple Line - which would connect Bethesda with New Carrollton - say they are optimistic that the 16-mile light rail line will be open by 2020, WJLA.com reported .
Sat May 11, 2013
Metro Updates: Adding Silver and Purple to the Red, Orange, Green Mix
The Maryland Transit Authority has scheduled a series of five open houses to update citizens on the status of the much-discussed Purple Line, according to a Washington Post story .
Fri May 10, 2013
Metro Delays, Track Work Scheduled for May 10-12
Metro will perform system rebuilding work on all but one line in the system for the weekend of May 10-12. This weekend's rebuilding work will result in service changes on the Red, Orange, Blue and Yellow lines.
Thu May 09, 2013
The Washington Post
Those in Purple Line path put on notice
Maryland transit officials are preparing to notify 110 residents and business owners along the planned 16-mile Purple Line route that they might have to move if a light-rail line is built between Bethesda and New Carrollton .
Tue May 07, 2013
New Carrolltona s newly elected council plans enhancement efforts
In the wake of Monday's elections, the three newly-elected New Carrollton council members said they plan to improve city services.
Fri May 03, 2013
Metro Closes 5 Red Line Stations for Weekend Track Work
These five Red Line stations will be closed for the weekend of May 3-5 as Metro does track work: Glenmont, Wheaton, Forest Glen, Silver Spring and Takoma.
Wed May 01, 2013
Three steps for Prince George's County to lure Metro-site development
Partly for perception and partly for process, Prince George's County is home to 15 undeveloped, or under-developed, Metro stations - the most valuable real estate in the Washington area.