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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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April 24, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Ride On Bus Service Hours Change Beginning Sunday

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) announced that they will be reducing their hours of operation for Ride On buses beginning Sunday. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, MCDOT implemented the Essential Service Plan which includes 36 critical routes so that residents can take Ride On buses for essential trips during the health crisis. Under […]

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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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