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For Immediate Release: 1/11/2013

Portion of Metropolitan Branch Trail Opened in Silver Spring; Will Enhance Accessibility Around Transit Center

A portion of the Metropolitan Branch Trail at the Silver Spring Metro Station has been opened to enhance accessibility around the Transit Center. The trail reestablishes pedestrian connections from the northbound MARC platform.

The portion of the trail that was opened yesterday extends from the south end of the MARC train platform to the transit plaza in front of the Metro Station.

During the next month, weather permitting, the trail will be extended to Ripley Street.

More information about the Transit Center project is available on the County’s website.

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Release ID: 13-012
Media Contact: Esther Bowring 240-777-6507

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Last edited: 11/8/2010