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September 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Ride On Service Changes on 19 Routes to Start Sunday

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, […]

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August 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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MCPS Welcomes Largest Enrollment in the District’s History (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) welcomed the largest enrollment in the district’s history today. According to MCPS officials, the enrollment is now over 159,000 students which is 2,500 more students than last year. MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith began the first day of school at the Clarksburg Bus Depot on Aug. 29. That’s where 204 buses […]

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August 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Metro Extending SafeTrack Surge #7 Through the Weekend

WMATA announced that it is extending SafeTrack Surge #7 through Aug. 21st. According to a news release, Red Line trains between Shady Grove and Twinbrook will single track on Aug. 19th, providing service every 30 minutes to Shady Grove and Rockville. Metro will completely shutdown the Red Line service between Shady Grove and Grosvenor-Strathmore over the […]

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July 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Metrorail’s General Manager on Safe Track Repairs on the Red Line (VIDEO)

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 […]

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July 19, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Ride On Considering Alternative Route for Proposed Potomac Bus Service (PHOTOS)

Ride On has developed an alternative route for the proposed Potomac bus service after receiving comments from the public. The original proposed route included stops along River Road and Glen Road. The alternative route eliminates those stops and instead just has one River Road stop close to Tobytown. Proposed Route: Alternative Proposed Route: Ride On is scheduled […]

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June 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Absenteeism Soars on the Last Day of School in Montgomery County

The last day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students was June 20th but 33,496 students did not go to class that half day, according to information obtained by MyMCMedia. You may remember that the last day of school was pushed back from June 17 to June 20th because of the number of […]

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June 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Five Things to Know Today, June 16, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, June 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Networking Breakfast: Antonio Doss headlines the Small Business University event at Montgomery Community Media’s studios today. He will be talking about world trade as it pertains to small business. 2. Let’s dance! The city of Gaithersburg’s Thursday morning concert series for […]

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June 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Metrobus Crashes into Tree Along East-West Highway in Silver Spring

A Metrobus crashed into a tree on East-West Highway near Grubb Road in Silver Spring late Monday afternoon, according to Montgomery County fire and rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer. According to Piringer, one person was trapped and had to be rescued. He said paramedics were treating over a dozen patients at the scene. Piringer said the […]

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April 12, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Ride On to hold “Give and Ride” Program in April (VIDEO)

From April 24th to April 30th Ride On will hold its “Give and Ride” program. During the week, Ride On customers who donate canned and non-perishable food items get a free trip. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

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County Council Reacts to Executive’s New Bus Rapid Transit Plan (VIDEO)

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) would bring bus routes on some of the counties busiest roads. Recently, County Executive Ike Leggett proposed additional funds for planning BRT in one of the counties most congested corridors. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports on the County Council’s reaction. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its […]

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