Improving Public Transit in Maryland

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Boosters Show Off Bus Rapid Transit Vehicle At MoCo Fair

Boosters Show Off Bus Rapid Transit Vehicle At MoCo Fair

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Some county officials hope the large bus situated front and center at this year’s Montgomery County Agricultural Fair is a glimpse of the not-so-distant future.
Montgomery paves the way for bus network that could zip by traffic

Montgomery paves the way for bus network that could zip by traffic

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With Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett running for a third term in November, transit advocates are planning an agenda for his next term. Leggett will run against Republican James Shalleck in an overwhelmingly Democratic county. For transit advocates, this means a push to turn projects such as the Purple Line, Corridor Cities Transitway and a bus rapid transit network into reality.
Transit supporters to host Rockville open house

Transit supporters to host Rockville open house

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Supporters of a countywide transit system will hold an open house to discuss the system Wednesday in Rockville. Two groups, the Coalition for Smarter Growth and Communities for Transit, are sponsoring the forum at Rockville Memorial Library, where residents will be able to learn more about the county’s planned 81-mile
Discussing the Future of Rapid Transit in Rockville

Discussing the Future of Rapid Transit in Rockville

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On Wednesday, June 25th, Communities for Transit and Coalition for Smarter Growth are holding a free, open event from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Rockville Memorial Library to discuss Montgomery County's planned 81-mile bus rapid transit (BRT) system. What is bus rapid transit, and how would it affect our city?
Testimony to Montgomery Co Council on FY15-20 Capital Improvements Program Transportation Budget

Testimony to Montgomery Co Council on FY15-20 Capital Improvements Program Transportation Budget

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Thank you for this opportunity to comment on the FY15-20 Capital Improvements Program. My name is Kelly Blynn and I am speaking on behalf of the Coalition for Smarter Growth, the leading non-profit group advocating for transit and walkable communities in the DC region, which counts thousands of supporters in Montgomery County.