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Residents Can Learn More About the US 29 BRT at an Open House

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on US 29 will be the first of its kind in the State of Maryland. Join the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) at one of three open houses in November and learn how the BRT will provide an easier, faster, more reliable, and less stressful way to travel. Learn about all aspects of the project by visiting displays, and share feedback. This is a family-friendly event featuring a children’s activity area.

 

The open houses will be held:

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2017 6:30 - 8:30 PM

East County Regional Service Center - Main Meeting Room 3300 Briggs Chaney Rd Silver Spring, MD 20904

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2017 7 - 9 PM

Montgomery Blair High School Cafeteria 51 University Blvd East Silver Spring, MD 20901

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2017 6:30 - 8:30 PM

Silver Spring Civic Center Great Hall 1 Veterans Plaza Silver Spring, MD 20910

 

The three open houses will be identical. Sign language interpreters and other assistive services will be provided upon request. Contact Darcy Buckley at (240) 777-7166 or send a request to darcy.buckley@montgomerycountymd.gov.

 

The 13.5-mile BRT will operate between the Silver Spring Transit Center and Burtonsville along the US 29 corridor. The BRT will feature limited stops, off-board fare collection, priority signaling, Wi-Fi, and level-boarding through all doors to provide a faster ride. Stations will have real-time travel information. 

 

Learn more about BRT at GetOnBoardBRT.com.

Release ID: 17-233
Media Contact: Esther Bowring 240-777-7170