Corridor Forward: The I-270 Transit Plan

Without a clear understanding of corridor transit priorities, funding resources could be spread thinly across multiple projects, making it more difficult to advance any single transit option. The Corridor Forward Plan will produce a prioritized list of transit options and an implementation plan detailing the milestones and resources necessary for Montgomery County to provide transit to residents and workers in the I-270 corridor. The plan process includes a phased approach with opportunities for public input. First, Montgomery Planning and its consultant team will analyze the costs and benefits of potential transit options for the I-270 corridor. Montgomery Planning will then prioritize transit options based not only on ridership and travel times, but also based on the county’s strategic, economic, environmental and equity goals. Then, Montgomery Planning will identify the major steps needed for the county to realize the highest-priority project(s) when funding is available.

View the project Scope of Work staff memo and presentation to the Planning Board.

Watch video of the Virtual Community Kick-Off Meeting and Panel.

View the Briefing One staff memo and presentation to the Planning Board.

View the Briefing Two staff memo and presentation to the Planning Board.

Transit Values Questionnaire

Woman on platform as MARC train arrivesPlanners must balance competing needs and interests to create a successful service. But they don’t make these decisions in a vacuum—they do so with input from the community that they serve. That’s why we need to hear from you! What are your transit values? Please take our brief questionnaire. We’ll use your input to inform recommendations about prioritizing different options.
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I-270 Commute Patterns Map

Screenshot of interactive mapView an interactive web map that displays information on where people live and work, how they travel to work and the travel options available to them along the I-270 corridor.

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Last Updated: May 21, 2021