MCDOT Requests Public Input For Ride On Service Changes

Ride On proposes new service changes for the Watkins Mill and Black Hill Development areas, and the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is looking for rider input.

MCDOT announced the proposal Tuesday, Nov. 3, saying that the service changes would begin in January 2021. The proposed changes include:

  • Watkins Mill Interchange:
    • Route 61 – Serve new Watkins Mill Interchange (between Clopper Road and Frederick Blvd (MD355) and replace service to Kaiser Permanente.
    • Route 78 – Add midday service and replace Route 61 service to the MVA and the Metropolitan Grove MARC Station.
    • Route 58 – Terminate service at the Lakeforest Transit Center all day.
  • Black Hill Development:
    • Route 83 – Provide service to the new development along Century Blvd.

To voice your thoughts, you can join a virtual meeting on Thursday, Nov. 19 at 6:30 p.m. by clicking on this link.

However, if you can not access the meeting via the Microsoft Teams link, you can call in at 1-443-692-5768. To learn how to speak at the forum or submit comments, click here to see different options.

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Reid Flumbaum

About Reid Flumbaum

Reid Flumbaum was a senior at the University of Maryland, majoring in Broadcast Journalism during the fall semester of 2020. He loves technology, automotive journalism, and 80s music.


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