May 092012

In case you didn’t already know, the county’s request for bikeshare funding from the state was approved! According to the Montgomery Gazette: The Maryland Department of Transportation has granted Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation $1.008 million for a proposed bikeshare program in the downcounty areas of Friendship Heights, Bethesda, Medical Center, Takoma Park and Silver Spring. In addition, during its regular session, the Maryland legislature approved a bill that will provide a $250,000 bond for the construction and capital equipment of the downcounty bikeshare program. The grant and bond will help pay for a portion of the construction and equipment costs for 50 bikeshare docking stations and 350 bikes, according to the county. The total cost for stations and bikes […]

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