PTMA-MC Updates

06/18/2018 -- BIKE MONTCO PLAN READY FOR PUBLIC REVIEW!

Dozens of county planners, TMA staff, engineers, and township officials have worked for more than a year on creating a comprehensive plan to improve biking in Montgomery County.

The Bike MontCo Final draft will be available for public review beginning with an unveiling on Wednesday, June 20 at 2:00pm (MCCC 340 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell).  The planners will speak in-depth about what went into the plan - including more than 2,000 completed bilingual surveys from residents.

To register, please visit: https://www.montcopa.org/BikeMontco. 

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06/12/2018 -- SEPTA ANNOUNCES DATES FOR ROAD CLOSURES IN NORTH WALES

SEPTA will be upgrading the railroad tracks at several crossings in North Wales Borough. The following stretches of road will be closed during the entire work period with detours set up for motorists:

June 23 - 24    Main Street (closed from 7:00am Saturday - 5:00pm Sunday)

June 25 - 29    2nd & 3rd Streets (closed from 9:00am Monday - 5:00pm Friday)

June 30 - July 1  Walnut Street (closed from 7:00am Saturday - 5:00pm Sunday)

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05/09/2018 -- PDOT AWARDS $51K TO PTMA TO PROMOTE CHILD BIKE SAFETY!

The Partnership TMA is the lucky recipient of a new grant targeting bike safety among K - 8th graders in Montgomery County!  Beginning in Summer 2018, the $51K award will be used to instruct children on proper bicycle riding and maintenance, as well as distribute helmets to children in those grades.

The grant is part of the $88M Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside program which aims to improve to improve alternate forms of transportation while enhancing mobility and public accessibility across the commonwealth.

"Keeping our youngest cyclists safe in their neighborhoods has been a top priority of ours.  The Set-Aside grant now allows us to reach even more students in elementary and middle schools throughout the County to instruct them on potentially life-saving safety methods," said PTMA Executive Director Peggy Schmidt.

For more details or to see a full list of winners, please visit https://bit.ly/2rpouqa.

 

 

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01/25/2018 -- PTMA HIRES NEW MARKETING COORDINATOR

Tiffany Marrero, a seasoned social media and marketing communications professional, was recently selected as the new Marketing Coordinator after an extensive search. 

 

Ms. Marrero’s primary duties will be recruiting new members, updating the agency’s social media accounts, and representing The Partnership TMA at community events and industry workgroups.  A Montgomery Township native, she enjoys being outdoors with her family and sampling the many different local restaurants and cafes.

 

"As The Partnership TMA continues to expand its services and attract new members, we are so fortunate to have someone with Tiffany's talents and vision to help us in these efforts," said Deputy Director Anthony Johnson.

 

In 2017, The VNA Foundation of Greater North Penn awarded the PTMA a capacity-building grant to recruit a multi-talented person who would help to further the agency’s mission of improving transportation options in our local towns and boroughs. 

 

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