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Old 04-11-2008, 07:57 AM
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I have a friend who's looking to work in Gaithersburg for the summer. Are there any particular places she should aim for/avoid? I'm thinking mainly along the lines of crime and horrendous traffic.

I assume that if she were to go west on 270 in the morning, it would be a reverse commute, right? She asked me to help her look since she's in NC until the end of May, and I don't want to steer her wrong.

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Old 04-12-2008, 06:55 AM
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I answered this in the DC Forum. Maybe it should be here. NORTH on 270 is a "reverse" commute in the morning . It's not bad. There are no really bad areas in Gaithersburg, but west of 270 is nicer than east of it.
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Old 04-13-2008, 08:14 PM
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The only issue is the Lakeforest Mall, it's steadily rising in crime. It's truly disappointing.
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