Rapid Transit Roundtable on October 3rd

To the Norbeck Citizens Association: I would like to extend an invitation to your community association to attend a roundtable we are co-hosting to discuss the proposed rapid transit development along the 355 corridor. It is an opportunity for members of the Montgomery County community to learn more about the proposal and for them to voice their questions. We would […]

Current Redistricting

The state is in its current round of redistricting, as the governor adjusts voting boundaries to comply with recent federal census changes and reward political benefactors.  As the current plan reports, our voting district is changing again so that we can be gerrymandered out of where we live and represented together with our common interests […]

Rapid Transit

Mark Elrich’s June 2011 newsletter outlines a number of topics.  Rapid Transit caught my eye, as the county looks at a very long term (finished 2040!) plan to add dedicated bus lines through the county.  I suppose by the time its finished we won’t be able to afford gas or will have retired out of […]

More on Pepco

From Nancy Floreen’s regular correspondence, she offered these facts and commentary on the dismal state of affairs that is local power distribution in Montgomery County. Pepco Work Group Releases Survey Results The results are in. The County’s Pepco Work Group received nearly 12,000 responses to the survey it conducted in January and February. A total […]

NEWS: County spends a ton on unused service

http://www.autobloggreen.com/2009/05/12/montgomery-md-spends-1-300-hr-on-car-sharing-service/ Ouch!  The county apparently spent 100,000 on vehicles for sharing by county employees that go mostly unused as employees prefer their own county vehicles.  Perhaps they should haveidentified who would be giving up vehicles first? Thanks to WUSA-9.

County Executive on Closing the Budget Gap

A press release received this week outlines the County Executive’s statement on the current budget woes in Montgomery County.  The entire message is posted below in the more section – apparently it takes several months for this press releases to be posted on the County Executive’s web page (current 5 months behind).  Tough times ahead […]