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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 12, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

Heat Emergency Alert in Montgomery County Until 8 P.M.

Montgomery County will continue to be under a heat emergency alert until 8 p.m. Thursday. The county declares a heat emergency alert when temperatures and/or the heat index is expected to reach at least 105 degrees. This is more severe than a hyperthermia alert, which is announced when temperatures and/or the heat index reaches at […]

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August 11, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPD Revela Vídeo de Robo a Mano Armada en Autobús Ride On

Los detectives del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery (MCPD) continúan investigando un robo a mano armada que ocurrió en un autobús Ride On, en Silver Spring el 4 de julio. “El sospechoso arrebató el teléfono celular de las víctimas … mostró un cuchillo y amenazó a la víctima”, dijo Carlos Cortés, oficial de […]

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July 21, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

MCDOT Will Offer Free Bus Rides for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will enact a long-term ‘Ride Free Program’ for seniors and persons with disabilities. Have you heard❓ @MCDOTNow's Seniors and Persons with Disabilities Ride Free Program will be implemented long-term on all County buses including Ride On, Ride On extRa, Flex, and Flash buses. Details ➡ https://t.co/m0K4PojAib. pic.twitter.com/EKlC3xH1go — […]

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July 2, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Fin De Semana Feriado: ¿Qué Estará Abierto y Qué Estará Cerrado?

Aquí está una guía de lo que estará abierto y cerrado en el condado de Montgomery este fin de semana del Día de la independencia: Oficinas del condado – cerradas Bibliotecas  – cerradas Los servicios de bebidas alcolicas (ABS, por sus siglas en inglés)  – Las sucursales estarán abiertas en horario habitual: domingo 4 de julio, del mediodía […]

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July 2, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Germantown Vaccination Ride On Shuttle Service to Cease Operations Friday

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) Ride On Germantown Vaccination Shuttle will cease operations on Friday. The shuttle has been in service since March 31, providing free and direct access every 30 minutes, between the Montgomery College Germantown Campus mass vaccination site and the Shady Grove Metro Station. The mass vaccination site is set […]

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July 2, 2021 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open and What’s Closed for July 4th Weekend

Here’s an overview of what’s open and what’s closed in Montgomery County this Independence Day weekend: County Offices – closed Libraries – closed Alcohol Beverage Services (ABC) Liquor and Wine stores – Retail stores will be open regular hours: Sunday, July 4, noon-5 p.m. (except Poolesville store, which is closed on Sundays); Monday, July 5, 10 a.m.-9 […]

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May 14, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Announces Electric Bus Charging Project in Brookville

Montgomery County has entered into an agreement to construct an integrated microgrid and electric bus charging project at the Brookville Bus Depot in Silver Spring. The project is designed to enable at least 44 Ride On buses to move from diesel to electric power. Executive Marc Elrich announced Wednesday that the county set up a […]

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