Transit Alternatives to Mid-County Highway Extended

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Best Transportation Improvements for MidCounty Corridor Area

Best Transportation Improvements for MidCounty Corridor Area

Click/Tap to View TAME Coalition’s 3-Part Series: The Case for Cancelling Midcounty Highway Extended (M-83) and Investing in More Effective and Sustainable Alternatives The Environmental and Economic Case for Removing Midcounty Highway Extended (M-83) from the Master Plan of Highways & Transitways Best Transportation Improvements for Midcounty Corridor Area

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Mid-County Highway Extended Road Alignment Does NOT Align with Montgomery County’s Values

Mid-County Highway Extended Road Alignment Does NOT Align with Montgomery County’s Values

Montgomery County and its leadership pride themselves on progressive values and present Montgomery County as a shining example of a local government that promotes innovative and creative strategies to improve quality of life for all residents. Montgomery County government agencies and officials often speak of promoting diversity, inclusion, equity, social justice, public health, protecting environmental quality, economic opportunity, fiscal responsibility, community engagement, interfaith alliances, high-quality public services, and equitable access to public services. The Montgomery County Council, Planning Board, County Executive, County Departments, and all

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The Environmental & Economic Case for Removing MidCounty Highway Extended

The Environmental & Economic Case for Removing MidCounty Highway Extended

This M-83 publication compiled by the Coalition for Transit Alternatives to Mid-County Highway Extended (TAME) brings together eight reports that demonstrate why the essential flaws in M-83, the original master plan alignment route, lead to this recommendation: Remove M-83 from the Master Plan of Highways and Transitways.

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The Case for Cancelling The Midcounty Highway Extended (M-83)

The Case for Cancelling The Midcounty Highway Extended (M-83)

Our report analyzes how the M-83 master plan alignment compares to a transit-based alternative in meeting the transportation needs of Upcounty residents, and the costs and benefits of those alternatives.

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Public Forum Sponsored by TAME & CSG: Modern Transit for Upcounty Montgomery

Public Forum Sponsored by TAME & CSG: Modern Transit for Upcounty Montgomery

Residents of Germantown and Clarksburg face challenging commutes, and there’s only so much money available for fixes. Officials have talked about various projects including I-270, M-83 Midcounty Highway, the Corridor Cities Transitway, and another bus rapid transit route along Route 355. Choices will have to be made, and they should include modern transit and good land use planning.

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MoCo’s Future Includes Transit Alternatives To Replace Mid-County Highway Extended

Montgomery backtracks on a sprawl-inducing highway by David Alpert   •   April 15, 2015 After a decade-long process, it looked like Montgomery County was pushing ahead with a new highway through streams and wetlands at the edge of the county’s built-up areas. But last week, county officials announced they don’t support the road project after all. Image from TAME. In March, the county Department of Transportationissued a report recommending a new limited-access highway, around the edge of developed areas. The road, designated M-83, would approximately parallel I-270 and

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MCDOT & County Executive Do Not Support Building M83 Road Alternative

MCDOT & County Executive Do Not Support Building M83 Road Alternative

Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) Release ID:  Release Date:  Contact:  From:  15-070 4/7/2015 Esther Bowring, Community Relations Manager   240.777.6513 Office of the Director  Statement of Montgomery County Department of Transportation Acting Director Al Roshdieh Concerning the M-83 (MidCounty Corridor) Study  Last month, the Montgomery County Council T&E (Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment) Committee directed the Department of Transportation (MCDOT) to forward its report recommending a preferred alignment for M-83 to the Army Corps of Engineers and the Maryland Department of the Environment for review. The report, which was

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Cross The Bridge To A Brighter Future

Cross The Bridge To A Brighter Future
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Montgomery County Officials Quoted Opposing M-83

Montgomery County Officials Quoted Opposing M-83

We’ve created this short info-graphic to show what officials said on the 2014 campaign trail. Quotes are from scorecards, forums, emails and social network posts (printable PDF).  JOIN US!

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Seneca Valley Trout Unlimited Becomes A TAME Coalition Supporter

Seneca Valley Trout Unlimited Becomes A TAME Coalition Supporter

  The Coalition for Transit Alternatives to Mid-County Highway Extended (TAME) announces that Seneca Valley Trout Unlimited (SVTU) Chapter has signed on with TAME’s 50+ organizations and elected officials to stop further planning, design and construction for Alternatives 4, 8 & 9 in the Midcounty Corridor Study of Mid-County Highway Extended (known as M-83).  SVTU is a local voice of Trout Unlimited. TU’s vision statement is to conserve, protect and restore North America’s coldwater fisheries and their watershed. One way SVTU supports TU’s national vision is: to help with maintenance activities

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