DOT Commits to Free Bus Rides for Seniors, Persons with Disabilities

The county’s Department of Transportation will implement its Seniors and Persons with Disabilities Ride Free Program for the long term including after fares are resumed on the county bus system, which includes Ride On, Ride On extRa, Flex, and Flash buses.

AHCMC Issues RFQ for Multimedia Public Art Exhibition

The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County has issued a request for qualifications for artists interested in being included in a temporary multimedia public art exhibition titled “Certain Party or Parties Unknown.”

DOT to Begin Collecting Late Fees on Unpaid Tickets Aug. 1

The county’s Department of Transportation will begin collecting late fees on unpaid parking tickets again on Aug.1, officials announced. The department suspended late fees in March 2020 to ease possible financial hardships during the pandemic.

Design Excellence Awards Return for 2021

The Montgomery County Planning Department’s Design Excellence Awards have returned for 2021, according to an announcement on the department’s website. “The Montgomery County Planning Department is seeking to recognize exceptional architecture, landscape architecture and urbanism that makes a difference in people’s lives and represents the county’s highest quality of design to the region, state and nation. This year, Montgomery Planning will hold its fifth Design Excellence Awards competition to honor this work.”

Hyperthermia Alert Issued for Montgomery County

A Hyperthermia Alert has been issued for Montgomery County for Tuesday, July 6 from 12 p.m. until 7 p.m. The County issues a Hyperthermia Alert when temperatures and/or heat indices are forecast to reach 95 degrees or higher.