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November 8, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Metro Delays Continue; Canopy Project Halted for Now

Trains continue running less frequently as Metro strives to improve safety following the Oct. 12 derailment on one of its 7000-series railcar, which make up about 60% of the fleet. All 748 of the 7000-series temporarily were removed from service. Metro currently is using its older 2000 and 3000-series trains, which have been in storage, […]

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August 17, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Reabre Puente Peatonal en la Estación de Metro de Rockville

Después de un cierre de 14 meses, el puente peatonal que conecta la estación de metro de Rockville con Rockville Town Center reabrió el lunes 16 de agosto. Según un comunicado de prensa de la ciudad de Rockville, el puente, que permite a los peatones cruzar la carretera Rockville Pike, se sometió recientemente a cinco […]

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August 16, 2021 | Maya Rosenberg

Pedestrian Bridge At Rockville Metro Station Reopens

After a 14 month closure, the pedestrian bridge connecting the Rockville Metro station to Rockville Town Center will reopen Monday, Aug. 16. According to a press release from the City of Rockville, the bridge, which allows pedestrians to cross over Rockville Pike, recently underwent five months of repair work. The pedestrian bridge linking Rockville Town […]

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May 14, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Face Coverings Will Be ‘Required’ To Ride Metro Starting on Monday

Since early April Metro ‘strongly recommended’ that riders wear face coverings, however starting on Monday it will be required. In an effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19, face coverings will be mandatory on Metro trains, buses, stations, and MetroAccess vehicles. Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld says this is a necessary step towards plans for an eventual […]

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August 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Man Charged in Rockville Rape

A 27-year-old Gaithersburg man has been charged with raping a Rockville woman on July 28, according to a Montgomery County police statement released Friday. Terrance D. Zimmerman of Chesley Knoll Court in Gaithersburg is being held without bail, according to online court records. He has been charged with first-degree rape, first-degree assault and a third-degree […]

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August 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Ride On’s New ExtRa Service Will Provide an Express Bus Along Route 355 (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Updated 8.14.17 Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined Montgomery County Council President, Roger Berliner, and other county leaders on Monday to announce a new bus service aimed to alleviate the amount of cars on one of the county’s “busiest corridors”, according to Leggett. Beginning on Oct. 2, Ride On’s ExtRa Buses will provide a limited stop […]

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May 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 Stories from April 28-May 4

Public safety news was the top story of the week, with the story of a man in Poolesville who pointed a gun at his landlord. Other top stories included Metro’s plans for the Shady Grove and Rockville stations, the Germantown homicide investigation, the story of a homeless woman, and the follow-up on a story about […]

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December 15, 2014 | Krista Brick

Two Stabbed at Near Rockville Metro

UPDATED: Two men were stabbed this morning outside the Rockville Metro and police are looking for the man who allegedly did it, according to a tweet from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesman Pete Piringer. Piringer reported on man has serious injuries from the stabbing and the second has non-life-threatening injuries. The stabbing occurred at Park […]

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