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November 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open and Closed on Veterans Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for Monday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day: County offices – Closed. Public Libraries – Closed. County liquor stores – All retail stores are open normal hours. Recreation – Aquatic centers are open. Recreation, and senior centers and administrative offices are closed. Montgomery Parks – […]

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September 20, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Todo Listo para el Picnic de la Amistad el Domingo 22 en Wheaton

Este domingo 22 de septiembre el gobierno del condado de Montgomery invita a varias actividades gratuitas para toda la familia. El séptimo picnic anual de la Amistad del Condado de Montgomery en el Parque Regional Wheaton, reúne a personas de diversas culturas y religiones para discutir formas de construir una comunidad más fuerte. Además del […]

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September 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Ride On Schedule Changes Coming Sept. 15

The Montgomery County Ride On bus system is adjusting schedule times on Sunday, September 15 for numerous routes. Ridership for three routes has decreased, so the service has been adjusted, according to a news release. The following changes will be implemented Sunday: Route 26 – 20 minutes between buses during rush hours (from 15 minutes) Route […]

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September 3, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Kids Ride Free Program Will Be ‘Game Changer’ According to Glass

New this school year, all students under the age of 18 will be able to take Ride On and Metro buses for free. Councilmember Evan Glass who spearheaded this initiative during the last budgeting session says this is a game changer for the environment and will hopefully encourage more use of public transit for kids. […]

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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 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Independence Day Closings Around the County

Here’s an overview of what’s open what’s closed in Montgomery County this Independence Day: County Offices – closed Libraries – closed DLC Liquor & Wine Stores (DLC) – all stores will be open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Recreation – aquatics programs open, aquatics facilities open until 6 p.m., except the Germantown Indoor Swim Center, which will close at 3 […]

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April 25, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

‘Ride On’ To Unveil New Bus Design and Kick Off ‘Give and Ride Week’

Ride On will be rolling out 26 new buses featuring a new design on Thursday. The unveiling comes during Ride On’s 32nd annual “Give and Ride Week” which allows riders and residents to donate food for the Manna Food Center in exchange for a free ride. The new buses are said to have to a […]

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April 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Annual Give and Ride Food Drive Continues Through Saturday

Ride On bus passengers can help needy families and receive a free bus ride by donating canned or nonperishable food during Ride On’s 32nd annual food drive. The drive, started by a group of bus drivers over 30 years ago, runs from Sunday, April 28, through Saturday, May 4. During the week, food collection bags […]

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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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