Transit Alternatives to Mid-County Highway Extended

Uncategorized

M-83 Walks through Montgomery Village

Join Us as TAME Coalition raises public awareness showing Montgomery Village residents what they will lose if Mid-County Highway Extended (M-83) is constructed. 1) Walk By The Woods 2014: Saturday, March 1st – 1:30pm (easier walk on paths, parking lots)2) “Waggle” Through The Woods 2014: Sat, March 1st – 1:30pm  (woody, uneven ground)3) A Walk Along the West Edge of the Village 2014: Sat, March 15th – 1:30pm (grassy and woody uneven ground)4) Rain-dates on Sat, March 8th & 22nd, respectivelySign-up begins at 12:30pm at South

Read more

Voice of TAME: Sugarloaf Citizens’ Association Protecting the Ag Reserve from M-83

I am presenting this letter as my testimony on behalf of the Sugarloaf Citizens Association, of which I am a Director and immediate Past President. We are a not-for-profit volunteer organization with a 40-year history of work to preserve the agricultural tradition and environmental health of upper Montgomery County and to protect the viability of its Agricultural Reserve. During our long history, we have repeatedly and vociferously opposed the imposition of any major new roads in or through the Reserve—whether the OuterBeltway or any other

Read more

Voice of TAME: Dayspring Earth Ministry Keeps Vigil Over A Larger Vision

View from Dayspring’s Meadow Meditation Interrupted Alone in a meadow of many meditations, adsorbing silent beauty of rolling woodland in the relative darkness of a sub-urban night; a tragic specter gripped me, more chilling than the evening air. This road, dead wrong since the day its ink first scrawled onto paper, has, in spite of its deadliness a life of its own. First imagined to carry smiling faces in the family sedan to where they are not presently, born M-5, now grown to M-83, its

Read more

It’s Here! A Viable Transit Alternative to M-83

VIDEO: What Rapid Transit Looks Like Posted by Communities for Transit 12.80pc on December 06, 2013 · Flag ABOUT THE VIDEO BEST VIEWED IN HD On November 26, 2013, the Montgomery County Council approved the Countywide Transit Corridors Functional Master Plan. After five years of study and two months of committee worksessions, the Council officially decided to set aside road space for Rapid Transit on ten routes (81 miles), including Route 355 and Route 29, plus the already-approved Corridor Cities Transitway (CCT), totaling almost 100 miles. Rapid Transit

Read more

McDOT WATCH: Fear of Losing M-83 Plays Out at Public Hearing

Montgomery passes on transit alternative to M-83 highway by Kelly Blynn   •   November 26, 2013 10:27 am Opponents gather before the hearing. Photo by author. Of all six alternatives for M-83, a proposed highway between Clarksburg and Gaithersburg in Montgomery County, Alternative 9 is the most expensive, environmentally harmful, and the one highway planners most want to build. Despite mounting opposition, the Planning Board rushed to vote in favor of it last Thursday. The decision went against recommendations from planning staff that the board ask the

Read more

TAME Supporter Speaks Out Against M-83: Maryland’s 39th Legislative District

Read more

“It Is Wrong To Destroy One Community To Benefit Another”

Unity in the Communityby Robert Hydorn, President of Montgomery Village Foundationre-printed from Montgomery Village News, August 13, 2013It was standing room only at Seneca Valley High School [on August 7, 2013] when county officials presented various M-83 alternatives. In the past, Village residents have stood united. We have opposed Alternative 4 through Wightman and Brink Roads; Alternative 8 through Stedwick and Blohm Park to Watkins Mill Road; and Alternative 9 through a ravine with a creek that floods over South Valley Park, within a couple hundred

Read more

M-83 Madd Jingle

If you are for Smart Growth 1) Take an ethical oath 2) Vote for alternatives     to M-83 It’s easy to do both Join Us

Read more

MoCo’s Greater Greater Future Depends on Catching Up to 21st Century Transportation

ROADS Will Montgomery fund a new sprawl highway? by Kelly Blynn   •   August 8, 2013 12:00 pm Montgomery County residents say the proposed Midcounty Highway between Gaithersburg and Clarksburg costs too much, cuts through sensitive park and agricultural land, and won’t solve the area’s traffic challenges. But will the county decide to build it anyway? TAME members at public hearing at Seneca Valley High School in Germantown. Midcounty Highway Extended, or M83, first showed up in area master plans in the 1960s. If built as planned,

Read more

We All Must Show Up and Participate…

…If We Are To Save Our Homes, Neighborhoods and Forests from the Destruction of M-83TAME Invites you to “Get Involved in the Movement” to Change MoCo’s Transportation Priorities.  Our Coalition stands for:Transit Alternatives to Mid-County Highway Extended (TAME)……that’s the only way M-83 will be eliminated from the Master Plan of Highways. There must be transportation solutions to replace one six-lane (albeit, dinosaur) highway; and there ARE multiple, viable and available transportation alternatives to do just that.Get up, leave your home, and come add your body

Read more
Page 3 of 1012345...10...Last »