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September 28, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

Ride On Bus Schedule Changes Implemented Sunday

Adjusted schedules for Ride On bus went into effect Sunday, Sept. 27. The goal of the adjustment was “to expand service in areas with growing demand and shift resources back toward schedule patterns in place prior to the COVID-19 health crisis,” according to a press release by Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation. Ride On services […]

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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 | Deirdre Byrne

Metro SmarTrip Now Available on iPhone, Apple Watch…Finally

In a year of disappointment, we have some hopeful news for 2020: you can finally use your iPhone and Apple Watch as your SmarTrip card when riding the Metro. WMATA officially launched a SmarTrip app on Apple devices, allowing riders a “touch-free” experience when paying for rides with Metro and regional transits providers. A news […]

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April 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Bus Stops Will Return to Sarbanes Transit Center

Several bus stops in Downtown Silver Spring that were closed due to Purple Line and Capital Crescent Trail construction will reopen on Saturday, according to a statement from Montgomery County.  Ride On and Metrobus stops around the Paul S. Sarbanes Transit Center that had to be relocated to the street will return to their original […]

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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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April 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 16 in Montgomery County

Partly cloudy today with a high temperature near 50 degrees. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Thursday, April 16. 1. Face Masks Required on Buses: Starting today, passengers on Ride On buses must wear face masks. Any passenger who does not comply with this mandate “may […]

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April 15, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Starting Thursday, Ride On Passengers Need to Wear Face Coverings

Montgomery County Department of Transportation announced that Ride On passengers will be required to wear face coverings aboard buses starting Thursday. Earlier this week, the county government provided Ride On bus operators with face coverings. MCDOT said in a statement that any passenger that does not comply with this mandate “may be directed not to […]

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March 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Further Ride On Bus Service Reductions Begin Sunday, March 29

Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) announced Friday further reductions for Ride On bus service starting Sunday, March 29. The new plan, referred to as the Essential Service Plan, includes 35 critical routes so that residents can take Ride On buses for essential trips during the COVID-19 health crisis. All buses will operate the same […]

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March 19, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Reducciones Temporales de Ride On

El Gobierno del Condado de Montgomery dio a conocer a través de su portal de internet el plan detallado de reducciones temporales a los servicios de autobuses Ride On, durante la emergencia del virus COVID-19 (coronavirus). Aquí la información compartida: A partir del jueves 19 de marzo, el Departamento de Transporte del Condado de Montgomery […]

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March 16, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPS Distribuye Alimentos Gratis en 20 Locaciones

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) proporcionan alimentos gratuitos a todos los niños en edad escolar (18 años y menores) en 20 locaciones, a partir del lunes 16 de marzo. Las comidas estarán disponibles de 11 a.m. a 1 p.m. Los niños de hasta 18 años pueden visitar cualquiera de las 20 locaciones […]

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