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April 15, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Starting Thursday, Ride On Passengers Need to Wear Face Coverings

Montgomery County Department of Transportation announced that Ride On passengers will be required to wear face coverings aboard buses starting Thursday. Earlier this week, the county government provided Ride On bus operators with face coverings. MCDOT said in a statement that any passenger that does not comply with this mandate “may be directed not to […]

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April 9, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for April 9 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, April 9 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Virtual Town Hall: The topic is “Faith Communities Responding to COVID-19”. This virtual town hall will take place from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Grants for faith communities, and safe volunteer opportunities are among the topics that will be discussed. […]

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April 8, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Free Parking now Available at Wheaton Lot

A third county-owned parking establishment is now temporarily free for residents during the COVID-19 emergency. The Montgomery County Department of Transportation announced that it has expanded its free parking options. The Price-Fern parking lot in Wheaton will provide free parking for residents. It is located at 2320 Price Ave. in Wheaton. The two parking garages […]

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March 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County’s First Responders, Employees Get Locally Produced Hand Sanitizer

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a critical shortage of hand sanitizer for Montgomery County’s employees and first responders. In response, a dynamic partnership has been created to address the shortfall. Locally made hand sanitizer has made its way into the hands of Montgomery County Police and staff at the Department of Correction and Rehabilitation thanks […]

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March 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Further Ride On Bus Service Reductions Begin Sunday, March 29

Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) announced Friday further reductions for Ride On bus service starting Sunday, March 29. The new plan, referred to as the Essential Service Plan, includes 35 critical routes so that residents can take Ride On buses for essential trips during the COVID-19 health crisis. All buses will operate the same […]

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March 26, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for March 26 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, March 26 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1.County Volunteer Opportunities: Here’s a list of some emergency response volunteer opportunities available throughout the county that will help others in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2. County Transportation Options for Vulnerable Residents: Montgomery County Department of Transportation and Montgomery […]

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March 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 25 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 25 and here are five things you need to know in Montgomery County: 1. County Transportation Resources for Adults, People with Disabilities:  Montgomery County Department of Transportation and Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services started a website with transportation services for older adults and persons with disabilities during the […]

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March 19, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Reducciones Temporales de Ride On

El Gobierno del Condado de Montgomery dio a conocer a través de su portal de internet el plan detallado de reducciones temporales a los servicios de autobuses Ride On, durante la emergencia del virus COVID-19 (coronavirus). Aquí la información compartida: A partir del jueves 19 de marzo, el Departamento de Transporte del Condado de Montgomery […]

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March 18, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Montgomery County Implements Curbside Pickup

In an effort to support restaurants that depend on carryout orders, Montgomery County will implement curbside pickup. Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation (MCDOT) announced that it has established “No Parking” zones during the COVID-19 emergency in areas with many restaurants. The established zones will prevent parking in front of the restaurants while allowing temporary “standing […]

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March 4, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, March 4 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Charter Review Commission Seeks Public Input: From 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Council Office Building’s 3rd floor hearing room in Rockville, the public is invited to participate in a listening session to discuss the make-up of the Montgomery County […]

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