ride on bus service

July 31, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Ride On Bus Service to Expand Routes August 2

Beginning August 2, Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will expand the Ride On Bus Service to support businesses that continue to reopen as well as those resuming activity previously impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. With these new additions in place, all Ride On-branded bus routes and Ride On Extra routes will be operating. The […]

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April 16, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

County Flags Lowered for Ride On Bus Fleet Manager Who Died of COVID-19

Montgomery County flags have been lowered to half staff to honor Michael Miller, a Montgomery County Department of Transportation employee who died Wednesday evening from the coronavirus. He is the first county employee who has died of COVID-19. Miller, who was 60 years old, helped manage the MCDOT Transit Services Division’s Ride On bus fleet […]

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March 13, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Ride On Ofrecerá Servicios de Autobús Gratuitos

Los autobuses de Ride On serán gratuitos a partir del lunes 16 de marzo. El concejal del condado de Montgomery, Tom Hucker, compartió la noticia en Twitter y explicó que los pasajeros abordarán por la puerta trasera para limitar las interacciones entre los pasajeros y los operadores de autobuses. Las puertas delanteras solo se usarán […]

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March 13, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Ride On Will Offer Temporary Free Bus Services

Ride On buses will be free starting Monday, March 16. The Montgomery Countyh Department of Transportation (MCDOT) announced it will temporarily suspend fare collection for riders of the county’s Ride On bus services. Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker shared the news on Twitter, explaining that passengers will board via the rear door in order to […]

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July 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Evan Glass: Kids Ride Free Bus Program is a ‘Game Changer’

Councilmember Evan Glass is really excited about the new “Kids Ride Free” transportation program that launched Monday. Now, children under the age 18 have free, unlimited access to both Ride On and Metro buses. Glass, a member of Montgomery County Council’s Transportation & Environment committee, said this change will help both parents and children save […]

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April 11, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Tobytown Residents in Need of Bus Service (VIDEO)

Residents of Tobytown, a historic neighborhood located right off of River Road near the C&O Canal in Potomac, are in need of Ride On bus service. Currently,  residents say they have to trek nearly three miles to the nearest Ride On bus stop, located on Travilah Road. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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April 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke and Maureen Chowdhury

Tobytown Needs Ride On Bus Service in Potomac (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

UPDATED Tobytown resident James Martin testified at the Council’s April 6th budget hearing about the need for Ride On bus service to his community in Potomac. According to Martin, it is about a 45-minute walk to the nearest bus stop on Travilah Road. “It’s a pretty dangerous walk,” he said, noting there is no sidewalk and […]

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March 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Ride On Bus Service Adding Buses on Wednesday

Montgomery County’s Ride On bus service is planning to add buses when possible to routes on Wednesday in response to the Metro rail outage. According to a county news release, there are 85,000 daily Metro rail travelers in Montgomery County. Commuters are encouraged to adjust their travel plans accordingly. Montgomery County Government will be open […]

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January 26, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Ride On to Operate Most Routes on Jan. 27

Ride On bus service will operate most routes on Jan. 27 as crews continue to clear County roads. According to a news release, Ride On will operate its weekday routes, except Route 94, with some service. The “S” service plan can be viewed online in both English and Spanish. Customers can expect possible delays and […]

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March 2, 2014 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Government Closed on March 3

Montgomery County government will be closed on Monday, March 3. Essential personnel must report. Government facilities will not be open to the public. Ride On Bus Service Suspended Monday Morning All Ride On bus service will be suspended Monday morning due to expected hazardous weather conditions. Ride On will monitor weather and road conditions during […]

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