Montgomery County Department of Transportation

October 29, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Departamento de Transporte Ofrece Consejos de Seguridad para ‘Ser Visto en Halloween’

Los niños tienen más probabilidades de ser atropellados por un automóvil y perder la vida el 31 de octubre que cualquier otro día del año, según el Consejo Nacional de Seguridad. Es por eso que el Departamento de Transporte del Condado de Montgomery (MCDOT) ofrece consejos prácticos sobre cómo mantenerse a salvo, en su Programa […]

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October 29, 2021 | Collin Riviello

MCDOT Offers Tips to ‘Be Seen On Halloween’

Children are more likely to be hit by a car and killed on Oct. 31 than any other day of the year, according to the National Safety Council. That’s why Montgomery County Department of Transportation is offering trick-or-treaters tips on how to stay safe by handing out prizes and promoting it’s Safe Routes to School […]

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September 9, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Learn to Safely Use a Shared E-Scooter in Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation is sponsoring four free clinics for residents interested in learning to safely use an e-scooter. The clinics provide participants with the opportunity to take an e-scooter for a test ride. Safety tips and a review of basic scooter laws will also be covered. Participants must be 18 years and […]

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September 3, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Requisito del uso de Cubierta Facial en Transporte Público se Extiende Hasta 2022

La Administración de Seguridad del Transporte (TSA) extendió recientemente el requisito del uso de cubiertas faciales en todos los medios de transporte público hasta el 18 de enero de 2022. Esto incluye el uso de mascarillas en los aeropuertos, cuando se viaja en aviones comerciales, autobuses y sistemas de trenes. El requisito inicial, anunciado por […]

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September 2, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Transportation Face Mask Requirement Extended to 2022

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently extended the face mask requirement on all modes of travel to Jan. 18, 2022.  This includes wearing face masks in airports, and when traveling by commercial aircraft, by buses and by commuter bus and rail systems. The initial requirement, announced by the TSA on Jan. 31, has been extended […]

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August 10, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Pepco Construction Will Disrupt Traffic on Randolph Road in Rockville Later This Month

Construction for a new Pepco substation will cause major traffic disruptions on part of Randolph Road in Rockville beginning later this month. Per a press release from the county, the construction will extend from Parklawn Drive to Nebel Street. Work is slated to start the week of Aug. 30, spokespeople from Pepco and the County […]

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July 29, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Study Scrutinizes Police Role in Traffic Enforcement

Maryland law entrusts traffic enforcement to its local police departments. To reduce major vehicle collisions and racial profiling, Montgomery County is considering  taking traffic enforcement away from the police and placing it in the hands of the county department of transportation. According to a lengthy study by the Montgomery County Office of Legislative Oversight that […]

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July 22, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, July 22, In Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, July 22, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Summer Concert: There’s a free concert tonight at Glen Echo Park, located on Macarthur Boulevard. From 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., the United States Marine Band will perform. Click here to register. Join us TONIGHT at 7:30pm for the first Summer Concert of the […]

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July 2, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Germantown Vaccination Ride On Shuttle Service to Cease Operations Friday

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) Ride On Germantown Vaccination Shuttle will cease operations on Friday. The shuttle has been in service since March 31, providing free and direct access every 30 minutes, between the Montgomery College Germantown Campus mass vaccination site and the Shady Grove Metro Station. The mass vaccination site is set […]

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April 30, 2021 | Rachel Clair

MCDOT Launches Electric Mowing Pilot Program

Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) has launched an all-electric mowing pilot program this season. Out of the nine mowing teams in the county, one team has been using all-electric, zero-emissions equipment. The goal of the program is to reduce noise and air pollution as well as cut field costs. At the end of the […]

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