Public invited to comment online about Bicycle Master Plan recommendations

Public invited to comment online about Bicycle Master Plan recommendations

Graphic from Montgomery County Planning Department The Montgomery County Planning Department is seeking additional public comments on the preliminary bikeway recommendations from the Bicycle Master Plan. The department has launched an interactive Bikeway ReactMap on its website to encourage reactions to the preliminary recommendations. Users can view the map and its legend, review a description of bikeway facility types and add … Read More

Upcoming Events, July 12-20

Upcoming Events

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, July 12 National Alliance on Mental Health Mental Health Awareness program, Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 3:30 p.m. Summer Drum Circles at the Gazebo, 7035 Carroll, Ave., Takoma Park, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, July 13 Silver Spring Transportation Management District meeting, Discovery Communications, 1 Discovery Place, 8 a.m. Silver Spring Summer Concert Series, Second Wind, … Read More

County Council seeks applicants for Board of Appeals

Stella B. Werner Council Office Building. Montgomery County photo. The County Council announced today that it is looking for applicants to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Board of Appeals. The five-member board holds hearings and makes decision on variances from the zoning code, hears appeals from some decisions made by county agencies, decides appeals for decisions rendered by the … Read More

County seeks internet access data to help improve service

Image from Flickr user Lars Ploughman. In an effort to learn more about internet access for residents and businesses, Montgomery County has launched a web-based survey to collect information about quality, speed and costs. Checkspeedmontgomery.com is a short survey individuals can take to test internet speed. The survey also collects and shares user-generated information about broadband service rates, quality, and … Read More

Arts show includes look at Silver Spring Blues Festival

Arts show includes look at Silver Spring Blues Festival

Photo from Pexels The Silver Spring Blues Festival is featured in this month’s edition of Montgomery Arts Infusion, the second show of the program featuring arts and entertainment in the county. The show also features a local producer named Michael Bailey and his efforts to promote jazz, especially to a younger generation, through media including a show on Montgomery Community … Read More