MD 355 South Corridor Advisory Committee

(South of the Beltway/I-495 to the Bethesda Metro Station)

Overview

Corridor Advisory Committees (CACs) were created in 2015 as part of the Montgomery County Department of Transportation’s (MCDOT) planning project for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on the MD 355 corridor from Bethesda to Clarksburg. The MD 355 Central CAC includes the area south of I-495. The committee is made up of residents, business owners, and other stakeholders along the corridor. CAC meetings allow MCDOT to both give updates on the project to members of the community and to gather feedback from stakeholders along this portion of the corridor. Upcoming CAC meeting times and locations for the MD 355 Central CAC can be found in the News and Upcoming Events section of this page. The public is welcome to attend and observe the committee discussions.

For more information on this corridor, see the MD 355 BRT Project Page, the CAC Overview Page, and the  Countywide Transit Corridors Functional Master Plan.

Contact for more committee information

Darcy Buckley
(240) 777-7166
darcy.buckley@montgomerycountymd.gov

News and Upcoming Events

  • Next CAC Meeting:  The next meeting date is Monday June 3, 2019 at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center- Meeting Room A, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.

Meeting Documents

CAC Meeting #12 (Tuesday, February 13th, 2018)
CAC Meeting #11 (Tuesday, October 10th, 2017)
CAC Meeting #10 (Tuesday, May 16th 2017)

Agenda

Presentation

Video recording of meeting

Meeting summary


CAC Meeting #9 (Wednesday, November 9th 2016)

Agenda

Presentation

Video recording of meeting

Meeting summary


CAC Meeting #8 (Tuesday, October 25th 2016)

Agenda

Presentation

Map with BRT alternatives (alternatives 1 and 2 are not shown explicitly)

Map with proposed service and stations

Video recording of meeting

Meeting Summary


CAC Meeting #7 (Tuesday, June 14th 2016)

CAC Meeting #6 (Monday, March 7th 2016)

Agenda

Presentation

Video recording of meeting

Meeting summary


CAC Open House (Tuesday, February 2nd 2016)

FAQ (document that compiled common questions (with answers) occurring in member comments leading up to the open house)

Draft Preliminary Purpose and Need Document (while this document was not distributed at the meeting due to its length, it was the subject of the meeting, so for the reader’s convenience it is linked here for reference)


CAC Meeting #5 (Tuesday, December 15th 2015)

Agenda

Presentation

Handout used during breakout session

Video recording of meeting

Meeting summary


CAC Meeting #4 (optional) (Monday, August 31st 2015)
CAC Meeting #3 (Thursday, June 4th 2015)
CAC Meeting #2 (Thursday, April 16th 2015)

Agenda

Results from homework exercise

Presentation

Maps of existing transit operations (high resolution: 1.3 MB)

Maps of existing bicycle and pedestrian facilities (high resolution: 1.1 MB)

Discussion draft of goals and objectives.

Meeting summary


CAC Meeting #1 (Saturday, February 28th 2015)

Mission statement and member ground rules

Agenda (version for February 21st 2015)

Presentation (version for February 21st 2015)

Meeting summary

Members

* These affiliations were confirmed through consultations with the CAC members after the selection process.

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