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Old 02-21-2010, 10:28 PM
 
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Hi, I am exploring Clarksburg to make a purchase and am evaluating the commute times from Clarksburg Village to Metro/DC and also other amenities.

1. Is there a bus service from Clarksburg?
2. What is the realistic timeframe for the CCT?
3. Snowden farm parkway: How far is it from being connected to Rt-27?
4. What about foreman blvd extension?
5. Is there a grocery store (even a small one) in Clarskburg? Germantown is close by, but having one closer is better.

Are there any big improvements/developments that will make Clarksburg desirable (for resale value)?

Thanks.
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Old 02-22-2010, 01:20 AM
 
Location: DC/Brooklyn, NY/Miami, FL
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Theres two Ride on buses serve clarksburg:

The 75,
which run from:
Montgomery County Correctional Facility
Clarksburg
Milestone Center/Park and Ride
Germantown Transit Center

http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/ts...s/route075.asp

and the 79, which only operates during rush hour and between clarksburg town center and shady grove station:
http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/ts...s/route079.asp
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Old 02-22-2010, 04:15 PM
 
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Clarksburg is a horrible place for commuting. I wouldn't even wish it upon my worst enemy.

There are no supermarket nearby. You have to go either Germantown or Frederick.
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Old 03-04-2012, 08:44 PM
 
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Is Clarksburg still that bad?
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Old 03-05-2012, 03:52 AM
 
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Is Clarksburg still that bad?
For commuting to DC? Yes!

For commuting to Gaithersburg, Germantown, or Frederick? Not so bad.
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Old 03-07-2012, 05:34 PM
 
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Clarksburg to DC? If you want to spend 2 hours to get to work each day every day in rush hour. Live closer. Diversity is okay, really. It doesn't itch. It won't leave a mark.
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Old 03-07-2012, 06:52 PM
 
Location: Never Never Land
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Clarksburg is a horrible place for commuting. I wouldn't even wish it upon my worst enemy.

There are no supermarket nearby. You have to go either Germantown or Frederick.
I believe there are grocery stores in Damascus. There was when I lived there in the early 90's
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Old 03-08-2012, 08:14 AM
 
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There is a Giant in Urbana, as well.
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Old 12-28-2014, 07:12 PM
 
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Can anyone comment on the commute from Clarksburg to the DC Metro area? Are there any commuter transportation options yet? See the posts above were from a few years ago.
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Old 12-29-2014, 11:57 AM
 
Location: Sneads Ferry, NC
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Can anyone comment on the commute from Clarksburg to the DC Metro area? Are there any commuter transportation options yet? See the posts above were from a few years ago.
Please get out a map. Clarksburg is an even worse option than Gaithersburg. I believe you are making the right choice if you stick to Columbia, or closer to the MARC train.
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