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February 25, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Feb. 25, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Feb. 25 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1.COVID-19 Vaccine Information: Montgomery County clinic appointments are currently for Groups 1A and Group 1B, Tier 1 (Adults ages 75 or older). All vaccinations are by appointment only. Health officials say the supply is very limited. Click here for more information […]

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November 6, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

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 – […]

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September 3, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Unveils First Electric Ride On Buses

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and other local officials unveiled the county’s first four electric Ride On buses at the David F. Bone Equipment Maintenance and Transit Operations Center in Rockville.  The buses produce zero greenhouse gas emissions and each saves the county about $100,000 per year. 10 more buses are expected to be introduced […]

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September 2, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Electric Ride On Buses To Debut Thursday

Montgomery County’s first electric Ride On buses will make their official debut Thursday morning at 10 a.m. in Rockville. The four electric buses will be unplugged and displayed at the David F. Bone Equipment Maintenance and Transit Operations Center, 16700 Crabbs Branch Way. Executive Marc Elrich, Council President Sidney Katz, Council Vice President Tom Hucker, […]

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July 22, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Ride On Offering Riders Bottles of Water, Free Fares, and Buses for Cooling

Ride On buses are offering water to riders throughout the heatwave. In addition, multiple buses are available for people to cool down in if cooling centers become too crowded. Face masks are still required for those riding the bus. All Ride On buses have bottles of water available for our customers during this heat wave, […]

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July 22, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Several Injured in Bus Collision on Route 355

Several people were injured in a collision involving a Ride On bus and a minivan between Frederick Road and Shady Grove Road in Gaithersburg Tuesday evening. Update – Frederick Road and Shady Grove Road, collision involving bus, @MCFRS_EMIHS evaluating several injuries, all NLT, Some lanes blocked https://t.co/1fz9iZBITf — Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) July 21, 2020 At […]

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July 2, 2020 | Tori Bergel

MCDOT ‘Essential Plus’ Service to Expand Over the Weekend

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is adding to their Ride On bus “Essential Plus” service starting Sunday, July 5. According to a press release by the county government/county officials, the expansion is in cooperation with county reopening adjustments — changes spearheaded by County Executive Marc Elrich’s Phase 2 plans. In order to meet […]

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June 4, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Ride On Bus Routes to Ramp Up Services Beginning June 7

Additional bus services will restart early next week in an effort to accommodate Marc Elrich’s Phase 1 reopening plan and aid economic recovery in the county’s urban districts. Services were initially reduced back in March to limit the spread of COVID-19 and designated solely for essential workers. Beginning June 7, Ride On will open 53 […]

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April 28, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

County Providing Face Coverings for Ride On Passengers Who Can’t Provide Their Own

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation launched a program today to provide face coverings for passengers on buses who don’t have their own. Face coverings are required during the coronavirus crisis to be worn on public transportation according to Gov. Larry Hogan’s executive order. Because of this, MCDOT is urging passengers to wear a face […]

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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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