January 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

Ride On is Hiring 100 Operators (VIDEO)

Looking for a job? Ride On bus service is hiring. According to an announcement on the Ride On website, 100 operators are needed. “The annual salary is $39,000 per year to start,” said Eric Sims, chief of the Silver Spring bus depot. According to Sims, operators also receive insurance benefits, annual leave and sick leave. […]

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March 15, 2016 | Willie James Inman

How to Get Around Town While the Metro is Closed

Metro rail service will close from midnight on Wednesday, March 16 until 5 a.m. on Thursday, March 17. After an electrical fire involving a cable in the tunnel outside McPherson Square Station on Monday morning, workers will inspect nearly 600 jumper cables in tunnels throughout the system, officials said. For those of you who have to […]

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July 6, 2015 | Aline Barros

Coalition For Smarter Growth Has a New Manager (PHOTO)

The Coalition for Smarter Growth, an organization dedicated to promoting walkable and transit-oriented communities, has a new advocacy manager in its Montgomery County office. Pete Tomao is taking over the position held by Kelly Blynn and said as the new advocacy manager he hopes to work on increasing transportation choices for the county. “Whether that is through more […]

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November 19, 2012 | Staff Writer

Changes to SmarTrip Cards

Ride On passengers will be able to load monthly passes onto their SmarTrip® cards, beginning with December’s pass. The $45 monthly pass provides customers unlimited rides on Montgomery County Ride On buses for an entire calendar month. Paper passes are being phased out and will no longer be available after January 31, 2013. Passengers will […]

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May 7, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Ride On Real Time (Video)

Want to know when that next bus will arrive? With Ride On Real Time, it’s easier than ever to keep track of the bus schedule on your smartphone or computer. Community Relations Manager Tom Pogue of Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation provides the latest information in this video clip. Check out tutorials at RideoOnBus.com

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