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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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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What's Open and What's Closed on Veterans Day in Montgomery County

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UPDATE: MCPS schools observe an early release day for K-8 grades on Nov. 10. Montgomery County has posted the following holiday schedule for Friday, Nov. 10 in observance of Veterans Day: County offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County liquor stores – all retail stores are open normal hours. Recreation – aquatic and community centers […]

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Council President Roger Berliner Meets the Media (VIDEO)

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County Council President Roger Berliner met with reporters and topics included the Las Vegas shooting, the Purple Line and the new extRa buses.

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Ride On Launches New Bus Service (VIDEO)

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Less stops and more go. That’s what Ride On’s new extRa limited-stop bus service is all about. After roughly two years of planning, residents will catch them along Route 355 starting Oct. 2nd. “This gives people the opportunity to travel down Rockville Pike in a express way, Dan Hibbert, division chief for RideOn Transit Services, said. “We […]

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Police Say Family Found of Man Killed in Crash with Bus

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Update: Police say they have found a family member of Luis Enrique Gonzales-Saravia. Original post: Police are asking the public’s help in finding the family of a man who died in a wreck with a Ride On bus Saturday. The man is Luis Enrique Gonzales-Saravia, 23, of an unknown address, police said. The crash occurred […]

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Labor Day Festivities Top Our Weekend Planner, Sept. 1 - 4

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Glen Echo Park is the place to be this weekend with the 47th Annual Labor Day Art Show, Saturday’s open house featuring free classes and demonstrations, and Monday’s  showcase of Irish music and dance. Kensington celebrates the Labor Day holiday weekend with their annual art show and on Monday, the 50th rendition of their Labor […]

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