What's Going on with the Red Line? In response to reports that WMATA may need to close a section of the Red Line in order to address ongoing water issues, Councilmember Berliner wrote to WMATA GM Richard Sarles to request a full explanation and to convey what a serious problem a prolonged closure would present for Montgomery County. He asked that WMATA give serious consideration to all possible alternatives to closure in order perform the necessary repairs. WMATA responded that they would.
Utility 2.0 Filing at PSC: Councilmember Berliner has submitted a formal filing to the Maryland Public Service Commission, which included a recent report of the Energy Future Coalition entitled "Utility 2.0: Piloting a Better Future for Maryland's Electric Utilities and their Customers". The Utility 2.0 model is more cost-effective, efficient, greener, technologically advanced, and less vulnerable. You can read the full report here, and Councilmember Berliner's filing here.
BEST OF BETHESDA
I am honored to have been voted Best County Councilmember by the readers of Bethesda Magazine. It is truly a privilege to represent the residents of Bethesda, Potomac, Chevy Chase, Kensington, and Poolesville on the Montgomery County Council. Thanks to all who voted!