Piles of Snow Hinder Commute for Bus Riders (VIDEO)
Over 30 inches of snow fell during the blizzard of 2016 making it difficult for commuters to get around town. In this video, residents talk about their commuting experiences after the blizzard. MyMCMedia’s Willie James Inman reports.
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Ride On will implement the new bus service between Tobytown Drive in Potomac and Rockville Metro Station via Shady Grove Hospital October 2nd. Major roads served will include Travilah Road, Wootton Parkway, Falls Road and Great Falls Road. The new route is called Route 301. In July 2016, Montgomery County Ride On invited public comments […]
Local, state and federal officials gathered this week for a wall-breaking ceremony, with golden hammers, at the future site of a community clinic for veterans in Gaithersburg. The new clinic at 15810 Gaither Drive in Gaithersburg is scheduled to open in Dec. of 2017 and it will provide healthcare to more than 44,000 veterans in […]
Ride On will begin service changes to 19 routes on Sept. 18th. According to a news release, most of the changes involve minor adjustments so that bus schedules can match actual travel times in traffic. The following routes will be changed; 2, 6, 7, 12, 13, 15, 18, 21, 25, 30, 36, 41, 45, 49, […]
Ride On’s free fare program for seniors and persons with disabilities has expanded to include Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, click here.
Good morning! Here are five things to know today, Aug. 30, in Montgomery County: 1. Maryland State Highway recently began constructing safety modifications at the intersection of River Road and Braeburn Parkway. The intersection is the site of the tragic roadside accident that killed three Whitman High School family members. 2. The National Intrepid Center of […]
After decades of pushing for better transportation options and nearly four months after a resident testified for bus service in front of the Montgomery County Council, Tobytown residents will finally have Ride On bus access. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. The County Council approved $407,000 for a Ride On route in the FY 2017 budget in […]
Here are five things you should know today, Aug. 1. in Montgomery County: 1. Be prepared for delays and crowded trains if you plan to commute on Metro’s Red Line. Commuters are advised to find transportation alternatives this week as SafeTrack repairs begin on the Red Line. Find out what Montgomery County is doing to […]
Here are five things to know today, July 28th, in Montgomery County: 1. Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld is expected to propose closing the rail system at 10 p.m. on Sundays and midnight every other night on a permanent basis at today’s WMATA Board of Directors meeting. 2. The Planning Board is meeting today and […]
At a July 27th news conference at the Silver Spring Metro station, local officials advised Metro Red Line commuters to seek transportation alternatives next week as Safe Track repair work is expected to cause significant delays on the entire line. “This will be the first time Red line customers will experience Safe Track reductions slash delays,” said […]
The Montgomery County Ride On bus system is scheduled to host a public forum on a bus route that will provide service to the Tobytown community on July 28th. The Montgomery County Council approved $407,000 for the one-year pilot program back in May in its FY 2017 Budget. The program will also serve communities in Potomac, […]