Government

Purple Line breaks ground in PG County

September 1, 2017

BY MATTHEW GALLANT — From a podium set beneath a purple banner strung between the raised buckets of two front-loaders, various state and local politicians gathered on Aug. 28 to celebrate the official groundbreaking ceremony for the long-awaited Purple Line, a light rail line north of the [read more]

City breaks ground on new home for DPW

August 23, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Another major development project is underway in Hyattsville: The city’s Department of Public Works is finally getting a new home — one that will include working toilets. City staff, Department of Public Works (DPW) employees and a small number of residents attended a [read more]

My Two Cents: August letters to the Editor

August 13, 2017

Suggestions from a Trolley Trail traverser The article in the July issue about constructing a half-mile of new trail to connect the Trolley Trail to the Northwest Branch Trail is a bit like the trail itself: it’s great as far as it goes, but something is missing. I am a frequent bike rider on [read more]

Parking change worsens one problem, solves others

August 13, 2017

BY LINDSAY MYERS — A recent change to parking on the 4800 block of 42nd Avenue has left some circling the block and others sleeping more soundly at night. On July 12, the Department of Public Works took bright yellow paint to the eastside curb of the 4800 block of 42nd Avenue, the small cross [read more]

Bike-share programs rolling into Hyattsville

July 15, 2017

BY BEN SIMASEK — Local transportation options will soon shift into high gear in Hyattsville. Over the next few years, the city plans to pilot two bike sharing programs. In spring 2018, the Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation will bring the Capital Bikeshare [read more]

Hyattsville joins AARP Age-Friendly Community network

July 6, 2017

BY DANA PATTERSON —The City of Hyattsville has joined the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities to become a liveable community that promotes services for all residents with diverse needs. At the June 5 city council meeting, Community Director Jake Rollow gave an update on the status of making [read more]
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