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Report: Silver Spring transit hub is 'severely compromised'

The opening of the $112 million Silver Spring Transit Center will be delayed again in the wake of an independent engineering report that found far more structural problems with the hub than county officials previously believed.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 05:12am EDT

Tags: silver spring transit center, ike leggett, Foulger-Pratt Construction, Ari Ashe

New problems found at Silver Spring Transit hub

A Montgomery County Council member says engineers have found more problems at the troubled Silver Spring Transit Center beyond previously disclosed issues with the thickness and strength of its concrete.

Tuesday - 03/05/2013, 07:53am EST

Tags: Silver Spring, silver spring transit center,

$5 a day diet leaves mark on local leaders

The experience of eating just $5 worth of food a day left its mark on Montgomery County officials who said they were left hungry and humbled by what thousands of families in their own community suffer regularly.

Friday - 02/08/2013, 10:23pm EST

Tags: food, hunger, food stamps, valerie ervin, Craig Rice, poverty

Smoking, trees and bikes top next Mont. Co. council agenda

If you ask Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Floreen what will be up for debate among Maryland lawmakers early in 2013, she will tell you smoking on county property is definitely on the table.

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 12:41pm EST

Tags: Nancy Floreen, bike share, smoking ban

Montgomery Co. elects first Latina as council president

For the first time ever, Montgomery County's Council will be led by a Latina.

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 06:58am EST

Tags: Kate Ryan, nancy navarro, Craig Rice

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Montgomery council to meet on drug prevention, education

The Montgomery County Council will be holding a meeting on drug prevention, intervention and education programs in county schools.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 07:01am EST

Tags: drugs

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Montgomery County weighs bike-sharing measures

Wednesday - 09/12/2012, 09:05am EDT

Tags: bicycling,

Montgomery officials to vote on gas station zoning

The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to vote on a zoning amendment that would limit where large gas stations can be located.

Tuesday - 07/24/2012, 02:37am EDT

Tags: gas station zoning

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