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Project Overview

Title: Bus Rapid Transit
Division: Director's Office
Category: Transit
Status: Planned
Budget URL: Open Budget
Funding: CIP
Contact Name: Joana Conklin
Contact Phone: 240-777-7195
Project Page: Ride the Flash
This project will design and construct a new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line on VeirsMill Road (MD 586) between the Wheaton and Rockville Metrorail Stations.Planning conducted by the Maryland Department of Transportation StateHighway Administration (MDOT SHA) resulted in a Recommended Alternative inlate 2017. The recommended alternative includes queue jumps for use by BRTand other buses at congested intersections along the corridor, new BRT stationswith level boarding and off-board payment, Transit Signal Priority, purchase ofnew 60-foot articulated vehicles, and other associated pedestrian and bicycleimprovements along the corridor. The study retains curbside dedicated lanes asthe long-term BRT alternative for Veirs Mill Roa​d.

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