May 4, 2015

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MoCo’s Ride On Collects About 8,000 Pounds of Food During Give and Ride Week

Montgomery County’s Ride On bus system collected 8,767 pounds of food this year during its annual “Give and Ride” food drive that took place the week of April 19. Bus passengers received free rides by donating canned or nonperishable food for Montgomery County school students. “Ride On is more than a bus service – it’s […]

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April 20, 2015


Five Things to Know Today, April 20, in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, April 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Flood Watch & Heavy Rains: You are going to need your umbrella. The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Montgomery County until 10 a.m. and thunderstorms are forecast for later today. […]

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February 27, 2015

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Civil Rights Historic Bus Tour (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights is again co-sponsoring a civil rights historic bus tour that retraces the steps of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and there’s still time to sign up to take part in this experience. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local […]

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February 23, 2015

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MCPS Announces Two Hour Delay

Montgomery County Public Schools are operating on a two-hour delay because of emergency weather conditions. Bus service will be provided on a two-hour-delayed schedule. Morning prekindergarten, morning half-day Head Start, other morning half-day programs and field trips are canceled. Other activities and programs that begin at 10:30 a.m. or earlier are canceled. Administrative offices are […]

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February 16, 2015

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Ride On Bus Schedule Changes Recap (VIDEO)

There have been a number of changes to many of Ride On’s bus routes this year. Learn more in this update: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. Related:

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January 12, 2015


Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 12, in Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a freezing rain advisory until 9 a.m. today and the State Highway Administration is urging motorists to delay or cancel early morning travel today. Here are five more things to know today, Jan. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Public Schools are opening two hours late today because […]

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January 10, 2015

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Ride On Service Improvements Begin Jan. 11 on 25 Routes

The Montgomery County Ride On bus system rolled out improvements upgrading service for thousands of riders a day this week. According to county officials, this is one of the largest enhancements in Ride On service in the last ten years. The Montgomery County Council, in its deliberations last May, approved funding for the improvements to […]

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October 15, 2014

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More than 800 Drivers Cited for Passing Stopped School Buses

Since January 825 citations have been issued to drivers who passed a stopped school bus that has its stop sign and stop arm extended, Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice said Monday. The council’s education and public safety committees met to get an update on the issue and other school issues Monday. According to County […]

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October 7, 2014

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Ride On to Hold Public Forum on Proposed Service Additions

There may be some additions to several Ride On routes and the county wants to know what you think of them. Montgomery County is scheduled to hold a public forum on proposed Ride On service additions on Oct.29 at the Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans Place. The forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. and […]

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September 30, 2014

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Ride On Schedule Changes Coming Oct. 1

Starting October 1, the Route 83 Ride On bus that provides service between the Germantown Transit Center at Milestone and the Germantown Park and Ride Lot will be extended to provide daily service to the new Holy Cross Hospital in Germantown and Montgomery College in Germantown. The route will operate: • About every 30 minutes […]

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