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April 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Annual Give and Ride Food Drive Continues Through Saturday

Ride On bus passengers can help needy families and receive a free bus ride by donating canned or nonperishable food during Ride On’s 32nd annual food drive. The drive, started by a group of bus drivers over 30 years ago, runs from Sunday, April 28, through Saturday, May 4. During the week, food collection bags […]

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March 13, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Need a Lyft? SoberRide Offers Free Rides on St. Patrick’s Day

How are you celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this year? A parade? Green beer? What about getting home safely? Once again, the Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) is offering people in the DC area a free ride home (up to $15) between 4 p.m. Sunday and 4 a.m. Monday through the ride share app Lyft. WRAP’s […]

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September 29, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Ride On Launches New Bus Service (VIDEO)

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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December 18, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Metro Partners with MillerCoors to Offer Free Rides on New Year’s Eve (PHOTO)

In an effort to help prevent drunk driving, Metro announced its partnership with MillerCoors and will provide free rides on all Metrorail and Metrobus routes beginning on Friday Jan. 1 at midnight until 3 a.m. “I am pleased to announce this exciting new partnership with Miller Lite to support safe transportation for our customers on […]

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May 4, 2015 | Staff Writer

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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February 20, 2015 | Krista Brick

photo of three cell phones displaying process of obtaining an Uber rider

Free Rides in Montgomery for Uber Users This Weekend

Uber has picked one of the coldest weekend on record here to  offer free rides in Montgomery County to gather support for its political battle against state regulators. The phone-based ride app will offer free uberX rides of up to $20 to anyone in Montgomery County or Prince George’s County. The free uberX weekend starts […]

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