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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What's Open and What's Closed on July 4

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Here’s an overview of what’s open what’s closed in Montgomery County this Independence Day: County Offices – closed Libraries – closed DLC Liquor & Wine Stores (DLC) – all stores will be open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Recreation – aquatics facilities open until 6 p.m., except the Germantown Indoor Swim Center, which will close at 3 p.m.  All other classes […]

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Police Release Surveillance Photo in Silver Spring Sexual Assault

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Montgomery County police are hoping someone can identify a man in a surveillance photograph who is wanted in connection with a March sexual assault of a 16-year-old Ride On passenger. The victim said that about 3:35 p.m. March 6 she and a man boarded the Ride On bus in the 10100 block of Colesville Road […]

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Police Looking for Man Who Stole Wallet from Bus Rider

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Montgomery County police are looking for the man who stole another man’s wallet on a Ride On bus April 13, and the department is hoping the public can identify the perpetrator from surveillance images. The bus was on East Gude Drive approaching Taft Street in Rockville about 2:20 p.m. when the two were sitting in […]

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Three Charged in March 7 Assault on Ride On Driver

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Tipsters calling in to Crime Solvers helped Montgomery County police to identify three people sought in connection with the assault of a Ride On bus driver March 7 in North Bethesda. The tips identified Shauntrice Lorea Jackson, 20, of the 25100 block of Angela Court in Damascus, who faces assault-related offenses, disorderly conduct, disruptive behavior […]

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Extra Bus Nearing Ridership Targets, Ride On Says

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The bus meant to ease commutes along Md. 355 appears to be nearing its transit targets, a Ride On spokeswoman said. For the first three months of trekking up and down the thoroughfare, Ride On’s extRa bus has had 1,700-a-day riders in October, 1,600-a-day in November and 1,500-a-day in December, Esther Bowring said in an […]

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Five Things to Know for Jan. 8 in Montgomery County

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Here’s five things to know today, Monday, Jan. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Evening Commute Challenge: A light wintry mix of rain and sleet is expected to affect the evening commute. 2. Candidates: The Democratic candidates for Montgomery County executive will be part of a forum hosted by Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors in […]

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Changes to Ride On to Take Effect on Jan. 7

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Ride On will make schedule changes to 13 bus routes beginning Jan. 7, according to a news release. The changes being made are to more accurately reflect the time it takes for a bus to run its route. Routes to Change Schedules on Sunday, January 7, 2018 These routes will have time changes so that […]

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What’s Open and What’s Closed on Christmas Day in Montgomery County

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Montgomery County has posted the following holiday schedule for Monday, Dec. 25 in observance of Christmas: County offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County liquor stores – Dec. 24 and Dec. 31, all DLC stores will open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Closed Dec. 25. Recreation – Aquatic, community recreation and senior centers are closed. Montgomery Parks – […]

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Bus Changes Coming to Wheaton Area

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Starting this weekend, some routes on Ride On and Metrobus in the Wheaton area will be changed due to construction for the Wheaton Downtown Revitalization Project. The Wheaton Revitalization Project involves transforming the town’s business district with mixed-use and transit-oriented development. The  new project will provide a new town square, 14-story Montgomery County Government office building, […]

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Public Forum on Ride On's Expansion to be Held on Nov. 29

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Ride On is expanding its services along US 29 (Columbia Pike) and officials are inviting the public for input on Nov. 29. The expansion is a new limited stop service called Route 129. The new service will run from Silver Spring Transit Center to Burtonsville Park and Ride Lot with just 14 stops.  Route 129 […]

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