Great News!!! Olney BRT Project Shelved

Study shows Georgia Avenue Corridor does not meet criteria for enhanced planning development.

According to County Executive Ike Leggett, limited resources require prioritization and other corridors have greater need for rapid transit projects. The Georgia Avenue BRT project will not proceed for planning or design. (See full letter from Ike Leggett in PDF here (

Whew! We are breathing easier at The Backyard Naturalist.

Thank you for your support during this time of uncertainty. We salute our friends, customers and local citizens who wrote letters and spoke up during public meetings. Responses from our elected officials confirm that concerned and informed citizens can make an impact on issues.

We are inspired by you and will remain diligent on matters that are shaping the future of Olney.

Debi & Mike Klein
And The Staff of The Backyard Naturalist

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