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January 28, 2020 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Photos from Gaithersburg Assault

Investigators from the Montgomery County Police, 6th District Investigations Section released surveillance photographs in connection with a robbery of a woman that took place in Gaithersburg on Jan. 9. Detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify the suspect in connection with the incident, according to a police press release. At 9:35 p.m. on […]

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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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June 21, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Ride On, Metro Announce Free Rides for Kids 18 and Under Beginning July 1

Starting July 1, students under the age of 18 will have free access to Ride On and Metrobuses. Currently, the kids ride free program allows students under the age of 18 to ride the Metrobus and Ride on for free, but it is only available Monday through Friday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m while […]

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June 11, 2019 | Ben Palmer

County Council Members Undertake Transit Challenge

Five members of the County Council are participating in the Transit Challenge this week. They are tasked with either walking or using public transportation like the Ride On, Metro, or carpooling to get wherever they need to go. All four of the at-large members⁠—Gabe Albornoz, Evan Glass, Will Jawando, and Hans Riemer⁠—as well as District […]

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March 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Free and Discounted Transportation Service Available to Seniors

Montgomery County provides free and discounted transportation to residents age 65 and older. Ride On and Metrobuses in Montgomery County offer free rides to seniors Monday through Friday between 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Also free rides are available Saturday between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Discounts are 50 percent at all other times. Residents […]

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January 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Ride On Suspends Free Rides for Government Workers

Update (Jan. 28):  Because the federal government has been re-opened, Montgomery County Transit announced that the free rides on Ride On for government workers have been suspended. With the end of the federal government shutdown announced today, the FREE rides for federal employees is suspended. Posted by Ride On Montgomery County Transit on Friday, January 25, […]

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August 24, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Immunization Clinics for Tdap and/or MCV: Walk in clinics for students entering 7, 8, 9 and 10th grade in need of required Tdap and/or MCV vaccinations will be given out free at the Germantown Health Center from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 2. […]

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June 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Ride on Bus Fares to Change on June 25

The Montgomery County Council has approved fare changes for commuters using the Ride On bus transit services to keep fares consistent with rates approved by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). The changes will go into effect on June 25. Below is the list of changes:

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April 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Seek Man who Committed Sex Offense on Ride On Bus

Montgomery County police have released a surveillance photo of a man who committed a sex offense on a Ride On bus in hopes the public can help identify him. About 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30, a 17-year-old girl told officers that she boarded the bus at the Twinbrook Metro and took a seat in the […]

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March 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Ride On Expected to Run on S Service Plan

Ride On Transit Services is expected to run on the S Service Plan on Mar. 14 due to the winter storm warning issued by the National Weather Service (NWS), according to a news release. The S Service Plan provides service on all routes except for Route 94. Residents can expect service delays on all routes […]

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