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Council member seeks condition on Pepco deal

With Pepco in the midst of being sold for nearly $7 billion, one Montgomery County Council member sees the potential deal as an opportunity.

Saturday - 05/10/2014, 02:43am EDT

Tags: Pepco, Exelon Corp., Kate Ryan,

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High water bill? WSSC says blame snow days

The phone has been ringing off the hook at the water company.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 07:52am EDT

Tags: water bill, WSSC, Montgomery County, Prince Georges County, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, Lyn Riggins,

Bus rapid transit debate continues in Montgomery County

At the first of two public hearings on a 79-mile bus rapid transit network, about 100 residents and interest groups turned out to testify on how the proposal would affect the future of commuting in Montgomery County.

Wednesday - 09/25/2013, 09:33am EDT

Tags: bus-rapid transit, brt, commute, public transportation, Larry Cole, bus rapid transit, Montgomery County Council, Marc Elrich

Exemptions proposed to Montgomery County's bag tax

Nearly a year and a half after Montgomery County's 5-cent bag tax took effect, a public hearing was held Tuesday night to consider possible tweaks.

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 04:44am EDT

Tags: bag tax, michelle basch, Montgomery County, Chesapeake Bay

Montgomery Co. signs contract for bikeshare

Montgomery County officials agreed to contract with Alta Bicycle Share to set up more than 200 bikes at 29 bikeshare sites.

Wednesday - 04/24/2013, 08:44pm EDT

Tags: bike share, sprawl and crawl, Ari Ashe, Alta Bicycle Share, Nancy Floreen, David Alpert,

Officials: Chevy Chase water main break could happen again

An early warning system designed spot water line breaks before they rupture isn't a fail safe for all pipes. And as many as 800 sections of pipe across two area counties aren't covered by the detection system.

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 08:02pm EDT

Tags: WSSC, infrastructure, water main break, Chevy Chase, Md., John Aaron,

Advocates: More Md. road funding needed to keep residents, jobs

A call for increased fees in Maryland is more than just an effort to relieve gridlock, advocates say.

Thursday - 12/13/2012, 06:33am EST

Tags: andrew mollenbeck, gas tax, transportation, Gus Bauman, Lon Anderson, AAA Mid-Atlantic

Mont. Co.'s Berliner wants to recoup costs from bus fires

A total of seven Ride On buses burst into flames in three years in Montgomery County. While the county was already planning on replacing the 28 Champion-brand buses, the fires forced the county to speed up the replacement process and added $150,000 cost to the process.

Monday - 07/30/2012, 04:32pm EDT

Tags: Montgomery County, md., Fleet Management Services, Ride On bus, fire, bus fire

Berliner: Montgomery Co. should pay for bus rapid transit system

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner thinks the county should pay for its own bus rapid transit system.

Tuesday - 06/19/2012, 06:45am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, rapid buses,

Future tree-trimming bill won't just target Pepco

Montgomery County Council president Roger Berliner says he will rework a tree trimming bill that initially targeted Pepco after a county attorney said it would only work if the new rules applied to everyone.

Monday - 06/18/2012, 06:28am EDT

Tags: Pepco, Max Smith, tree clearing,

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