bus transportation

May 5, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Ride On Changing Bus Schedules May 9 to Increase Service, Efficiency

Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will be adjusting the Ride On bus service schedules beginning Sunday, May 9 to increase overall service and improve efficiency. “The changes reflect the continuing shift of resources toward schedule patterns prior to the COVID-19 health crisis,” according to a county press release announced Wednesday. All County-operated transit services […]

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September 28, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

Ride On Bus Schedule Changes Implemented Sunday

Adjusted schedules for Ride On bus went into effect Sunday, Sept. 27. The goal of the adjustment was “to expand service in areas with growing demand and shift resources back toward schedule patterns in place prior to the COVID-19 health crisis,” according to a press release by Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation. Ride On services […]

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April 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Ride On Cambia Horario de Servicio de Autobús desde el Domingo

El Departamento de Transporte del Condado de Montgomery (MCDOT) anunció que reducirán sus horas de operación para los autobuses Ride On a partir del domingo. Debido al brote de COVID-19, MCDOT implementó el Plan de Servicio Esencial que incluye 36 rutas críticas para que los residentes puedan tomar los autobuses Ride On para viajes esenciales […]

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April 24, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Ride On Bus Service Hours Change Beginning Sunday

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) announced that they will be reducing their hours of operation for Ride On buses beginning Sunday. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, MCDOT implemented the Essential Service Plan which includes 36 critical routes so that residents can take Ride On buses for essential trips during the health crisis. Under […]

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March 4, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Montgomery County Residents Voice Concerns Over Metrobus Route Cuts

Montgomery County residents and councilmembers are fighting against proposed disruption of Metrobus services in some areas of the county. The Transportation Committee held a town hall Monday night offering both residents and county officials a space to discuss the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) proposed 2021 budget. The $2 billion operating budget threatens some […]

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August 8, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

MCDOT Has New Convenient Stroller Policy in Place

Montgomery County Department of Transportation will be making it more convenient for Ride On passengers with strollers. Effective immediately, all bus operators on regular Ride On routes will deploy the ramp for this purpose. An MCDOT press release says, as an added convenience, when the priority seating area of the bus is not occupied, passengers […]

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January 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Ride On Suspends Free Rides for Government Workers

Update (Jan. 28):  Because the federal government has been re-opened, Montgomery County Transit announced that the free rides on Ride On for government workers have been suspended. With the end of the federal government shutdown announced today, the FREE rides for federal employees is suspended. Posted by Ride On Montgomery County Transit on Friday, January 25, […]

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October 26, 2015 | Staff Writer

Council Reviews Impact of After School Program (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools and the Recreation Department are joint partners in the “Excel Beyond the Bell” after school program for middle school students. A recent report by the Council’s Office of Legislative Oversight, examined the impact the program has on the students it serves. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery […]

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