June 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Launches ’20 is Plenty’ Pilot Program to Reduce Speed Limit on Select Roads

Montgomery County leaders on Thursday launched a new pilot program called “20 is Plenty” to reduce the speed limit on select roads to 20 miles per hour. The program is intended to help improve road safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists. The five pilot roads are in North Bethesda, Germantown and Long Branch. They are: […]

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June 22, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Planning Department Inviting Input from Residents on Future Roadway Plans

The county planning department will hear input from residents on a street guide for designing and revitalizing roadways at a virtual meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m.  Join us & @MCDOTNow on 6/23 at 7 p.m. for an online community for the Complete Streets Design Guide. Complete Streets are roadways designed and operated to provide […]

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November 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Drivers Advised to Look Out for Deer and Bears on Maryland Roads

AAA Mid-Atlantic is reminding motorists to be alert for roaming deer as it is mating season. The mating season, also known as rut, typically runs from late Oct. through Nov in the fall, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR). But that’s not all. If you are driving in western Maryland, you should […]

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May 21, 2015 | Krista Brick

AAA Travel Tip: Thursday’s Traffic Tie-Ups Worse of Holiday Weekend

Thursday is the worse day for trying to get out of town to enjoy the long holiday weekend, according to a new report. According to the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board, the worst departure time is the Thursday before the long Memorial Day holiday weekend. AAA Mid-Atlantic is forecasting that 826,900 persons from this […]

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