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September 29, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

El Condado Amplía el Servicio de Transporte Gratuito en Autobús

El Concejo del Condado de Montgomery aprobó por unanimidad una resolución que permite a los residentes viajar en el servicio de autobús Ride On de forma gratuita hasta el 1 de enero de 2022. Los líderes del condado pudieron extender el servicio antes de que expirara la exención, el jueves. La decisión se tomó en […]

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September 28, 2021 | Travis Chase

County Extends Free Ride On Bus Service

The Montgomery County Council unanimously approved a resolution that will continue to allow residents to travel on the Ride On bus service for free through Jan. 1, 2022. County leaders were able to extend the service before the waiver expired on Thursday. The decision came at a Montgomery County Council meeting where county leaders and […]

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September 9, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Leaders Break Ground on New Electric Bus Project in Silver Spring

Montgomery County leaders broke ground on a new microgrid and charging infrastructure project that will enable 44 Ride On buses to transition from diesel power to electric. Eventually, the Brookville Bus Depot in Silver Spring will support 70 electric buses, leaders said during a press conference at the location Thursday. The project is expected to […]

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September 3, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Requisito del uso de Cubierta Facial en Transporte Público se Extiende Hasta 2022

La Administración de Seguridad del Transporte (TSA) extendió recientemente el requisito del uso de cubiertas faciales en todos los medios de transporte público hasta el 18 de enero de 2022. Esto incluye el uso de mascarillas en los aeropuertos, cuando se viaja en aviones comerciales, autobuses y sistemas de trenes. El requisito inicial, anunciado por […]

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September 2, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Transportation Face Mask Requirement Extended to 2022

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently extended the face mask requirement on all modes of travel to Jan. 18, 2022.  This includes wearing face masks in airports, and when traveling by commercial aircraft, by buses and by commuter bus and rail systems. The initial requirement, announced by the TSA on Jan. 31, has been extended […]

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August 9, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Police Need Help Identifying Armed Robber on Ride On Bus

Montgomery County Police released surveillance video of a July 4 armed robbery on a Ride On bus in Silver Spring and asked for assistance in identifying the suspect. MCPD responded to the incident at 11:30 p.m. at the intersection of Piney Branch Road and Garland Avenue. According to detectives, a man entered the bus near […]

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July 7, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Las Mascarillas Serán un Requisito en el Transporte Público Hasta Septiembre

Se seguirán requiriendo los cubrimientos faciales en el transporte público hasta por lo menos el 13 de septiembre debido a pautas federales, según el Departamento de Transporte del Condado de Montgomery (MCDOT, por sus siglas en inglés). Los autobuses Ride On del condado, Ride On extra, Flash, Metrobus, Metrorail, taxis y los servicios de automóviles […]

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July 6, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

Masks Still Required on Public Transportation Until at Least September

Face coverings will continue to be required on public transportation until at least Sept. 13 due to federal guidelines, according to the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT).  County Ride On buses, Ride On extra, Flash, Metrobus, Metrorail, taxis and on-demand car services will require masks despite the lifting of many COVID-19 restrictions. MCDOT buses […]

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March 31, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Ride On Will Continue to be Free Including Transportation to Vaccination Clinic

All Ride On, Ride On extRa and Flash buses will remain free until at least June 30. This reverses the announcement that riders would resume paying beginning April 5. Due to the pandemic, riders have been boarding buses by the rear entrance and not getting close enough to the front and to the drivers to […]

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March 24, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

MCDOT to Resume Bus Fares Starting April 5

Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will resume fare collection on all Ride On, Ride On extRa and Flash buses starting April 5. Buses will also begin front door boarding on all buses except for Flash buses. Since March 2020, rear doors have been used for boarding in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This change […]

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