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March 24, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Los Autobuses del Condado Reanudarán las Tarifas a partir del 5 de Abril

El Departamento de Transporte del Condado de Montgomery (MCDOT, por sus siglas en inglés) reanudará el cobro de tarifas en todos los autobuses Ride On, Ride On extRa y Flash a partir del 5 de abril. Los autobuses también comenzarán a abordar pasajeros por la puerta principal de todos los autobuses excepto los autobuses Flash. […]

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March 24, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

MCDOT to Resume Bus Fares Starting April 5

Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will resume fare collection on all Ride On, Ride On extRa and Flash buses starting April 5. Buses will also begin front door boarding on all buses except for Flash buses. Since March 2020, rear doors have been used for boarding in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This change […]

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February 25, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Ride On to Increase County Bus Service Starting Sunday

Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation will increase Ride On bus access starting Sunday in areas where passenger demand is growing, restoring the service to nearly 80% of its pre-pandemic levels. The program says it has monitored ridership data and user feedback to determine these changes, which impact 22 routes. According to a statement from the […]

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January 27, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Ride On, WMATA Receive Over $1 Million to Improve Safety Amid COVID-19

Montgomery County’s Ride On transit service and the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority have been allocated more than $1 million in federal funding to make public transportation safer amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Ride On will receive $450,000 so it can track passenger counts in real-time to inform patrons about buses’ available capacities, members of Maryland’s […]

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December 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Servicio de Autobuses en Montgomery Continúa con Tarifas Gratuitas

El Departamento de Transporte del Condado de Montgomery (MCDOT) anunció  que los autobuses que opera, incluidos Ride On, Ride On Extra y Flash, mantendrán el abordaje temporal por la puerta trasera y las prácticas de cobro de tarifas suspendidas cuando Metrobus reanude el abordaje en la puerta principal y la recolección de tarifas el domingo […]

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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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