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Montgomery County’s FLASH Bus System to Begin Service Soon

FLASH Bus Line To Begin Service Soon Construction of Montgomery County’s first “FLASH” bus line along US 29, which began in 2018, is expected to be completed by mid-August and open early this fall. The County has not yet set a start date for service due to COVID-19-related disruptions to the County’s public transit system.

Volunteers Sought for Montgomery County’s Climate Change Budgeting Process Workgroup

Montgomery County is convening a specialized workgroup to develop ideas for incorporating a climate change lens into the County budgeting processes. Creating the “Budgeting Process” workgroup was a recommendation from the community-based climate workgroups that concluded their work in February 2020. The groups were formed by County Executive Marc Elrich as part of the County’s
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Climate Change: Women Leading Innovation

Climate change is in the news constantly, and not in a good way. But the good news is that women are at the front lines of the innovative efforts to make our communities more resilient and to avoid some of the worst consequences. Learn from key leaders from government, the media, and nonprofits as they

Climate Strike

Front Gates of the White House 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Fri, 20 Sep 2019 Find another event: https://www.fridaysforfuture.org/events/map #FridaysForFuture is a movement that began in August 2018, after 15 years old Greta Thunberg sat in front of the Swedish parliament every schoolday for three weeks, to protest against the lack of action on the

County’s Climate Workgroups host first meeting

This article was written by Elle Myers and originally published in The Montgomery County Sentinel on August 8, 2019. Montgomery County’s Climate Planning Process Workgroups, which are tasked with coming up with a series of strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, held their first meeting on July 24. According to the county, more than 60

Webinar: Climate Action Planning, A Guide to Creating Low-Carbon, Resilient Communities

Climate Action Planning is designed to help planners, municipal staff and officials, citizens and others working at local levels to develop and implement plans to mitigate a community’s greenhouse gas emissions and increase the resilience of communities against climate change impacts. This fully revised and expanded edition goes well beyond climate action plans to examine
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My Green Montgomery’s top 5 stories of 2017

We dove into the performance data of the My Green Montgomery website and found our top 5 most read stories of 2017. What was your favorite MGM story of 2017?  Tweet us at @mygreenmc.   5. Montgomery County Declares “We’re Still In” on Paris Agreement On June 5th, County Executive Ike Leggett joined more than