CSG in the news: A more rapid bus service begins construction in Montgomery County

CSG Montgomery Advocacy Manager Pete Tomao in Greater Greater Washington, Oct. 26, 2018:

On Thursday morning, Montgomery County broke ground on the first line of the county’s long-planned 82-mile Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) network. This first segment, running between downtown Silver Spring and Burtonsville, will stretch for 12 miles. When completed, it will be the region’s longest BRT line.

However, to make the system successful, Montgomery County must ensure the system is frequent, reliable, and prioritizes dedicated lanes.

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