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Montgomery County Council Takes Votes On Transportation Issues Today

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The county council office building in Rockville, MD.
Matt Bush
The county council office building in Rockville, MD.

Montgomery County Council will make its final recommendations later this morning on three major transportation projects. The council will vote on whether to recommend lower tolls on the Intercounty Connector.

The body will also vote on the expansion of I-270, and whether the Corridor Cities Transit-way should be light rail or buses.

Matt Bush reports...

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