Officials Celebrate Opening of New Glenmont “Green” Garage; Nearly Doubles Number of Parking Spaces at Popular Metro Station
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett today joined federal, state and local officials at an opening ceremony for the new Glenmont Metro Station parking garage that nearly doubles parking for riders.
The garage was built to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) standards, helping the County attain its sustainability goals. This second garage at Glenmont Station is located on the west side of Georgia Avenue and replaced one of the station’s Kiss & Ride lots. It adds an additional 1,200 parking spaces, bringing the total number of parking spaces at Glenmont to 3,000.
“Improving access to transit is one of the County’s highest priorities in our fight to reduce traffic congestion,” said Leggett. “The popularity of the Glenmont station means we are succeeding in our efforts to encourage commuters to take advantage of mass transit options. The demand for parking at Glenmont has been overwhelming. More parking options at ...more