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What’s Next for MDOT’s Traffic Relief Plan?

February 11, 2019 | Author: John Fineran

Jeff Folden and Caryn Brookman, lead MDOT staff for the I-495/I-270 Traffic Relief Plan, were our guest speakers for February’s SMTA meeting. They explained how the 15 alternatives will be narrowed and what the next steps in the public comment process will be. MDOT is adding another step in the public process and will be releasing Screened Alternatives next week. This will provide an additional opportunity for public review before the list of Alternatives Retained for Detailed Study (ARDS) is prepared - which is the typical next step in this...regional poll of 800 residents in Maryland, DC and Virginia support:

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WHY WE NEED TO FIX I-270 & I-495

October 25, 2018 | Author:Susan Swift

SMTA Takes Candidates on a Rush Hour Road Trip! On Thursday, SMTA hosted candidates for Montgomery County Council and County Executive on a drive up I-270 in order to highlight the time, frustration and unsafe conditions that people experience on our interstates every day. There were surprising results.... The State's proposal to fix the Beltway and I-270 cannot come soon enough for those who sit in traffic for hours every day, yet the plan has become a lightning rod in the last couple of months. "We decided to host this...regional poll of 800 residents in Maryland, DC and Virginia support:

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MDOT Public Meetings: I-270 and I-495 Managed Lane Study

April 18, 2018 | Author: John Fineran

Get the latest at one of MDOT's Public Information Meetings Wednesday, April 18 Clarksburg High School (6:30-8:30 pm)22500 Wims Rd., Clarksburg, MD Thursday, April 19 Bethesda Chevy Chase High School (6:30-8:30 pm)4301 East West Hwy., Bethesda, MD Tuesday, April 24 Eleanor Roosevelt High School (6:30-8:30 pm)7601 Hanover Parkway, Greenbelt, MD For more information, go to MDOT's study website: 495-270-P3.comregional poll of 800 residents in Maryland, DC and Virginia support:

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SMTA Continues to Advocate for Better Transportation

December 27, 2017 | Author:Susan Swift

Maryland Public Policy Institute Emmet Tydings, President of AB&T Telecom and SMTA Vice Chair spoke on "The Future of Transportation in Maryland" panel. Learn more at: http://mdpolicy.org/events Montgomery County Delegation - Transportation Priorities Hearing Jennifer Russel, SMTA Chair testified to support funding of priority projects such as I-270/I-495 express toll lanes and transit enhancements, American Legion Bridge improvements, the CCT and Bus Rapid Transit on Route 355. September 25 Kojo Nnamdi Radio Show Susan Swift, SMTA Executive Director, discussed the benefits of the Express Toll Lanes on I-270, the Beltway...regional poll of 800 residents in Maryland, DC and Virginia support:

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Keep track of these two ongoing planning efforts…

December 27, 2017 | Author: John Fineran

Long-Range Planning Task Force of the COG Transportation Planning Board: https://www.mwcog.org/committees/lrptf/ Update of the Master Plan of Highways and Transitways, Montgomery County. See the schedule for this important plan update on the website: http://montgomeryplanning.org/planning/transportation/highway-planning/master-plan-of-highways-and-transitways/regional poll of 800 residents in Maryland, DC and Virginia support:

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SMTA is kicking it up a notch in 2018 – now with monthly meetings and a new location.

December 27, 2017 | Author:Susan Swift

WISHING YOU AND YOUR FAMILY THE HAPPIEST OF HOLIDAYS (AND LESS TRAFFIC IN 2018) SAVE THESE DATES IN 2018 Beginning in February, SMTA will be bringing you monthly programs, advocacy opportunities and candidate forums - furthering our mission to improve transportation in Suburban Maryland. Please save these dates on your calendar: Most events begin at 8 a.m.; check each invitation for exact times. February 8 Gregory Slater, Maryland State Highway Administrator (9 a.m. start) March 8 TBD April 12 Candidate Forum #1: Montgomery County Primary Election May 3 Candidate Forum...regional poll of 800 residents in Maryland, DC and Virginia support:

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