May 13, 2016

New Transit Center Opens at Westfield Montgomery Mall

Montgomery County officials, joined by Westfield Montgomery Mall leaders celebrated the opening of the Westfield Montgomery Mall Transit Center on April 28.

Managed by the County, the transit center will connect riders to seven bus lines, eight Metrorail stations and a signed bike route. Features of the center include six covered bus bays, three bus layover spaces, more passenger seating and more room for buses to park, make turns and lay over between shifts. Commuter parking includes 156 automobile parking spaces and bicycle racks that accommodate 20 bikes.

The Transit Center is a public/private partnership between the County and Westfield Montgomery. The project cost approximately $7 million. Westfield Montgomery spent $6 million and Montgomery County spent $1.1 million in the jointly-managed construction project.

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