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County Council Approves Change To Ride On Fares In Md.
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County Council Approves Change To Ride On Fares In Md.

Ride on fares have changed in Montgomery county. Beginning July 1, the following transit rates will go into effect. Check below to see if you will be affected:

Ride On cash fare or token - $1.80 (New)

Ride On fare paid with SmarTrip Card - $1.60 (New)

Route 70 cash fare or token - $4.00 (New)

Metrorail-to-Ride On bus transfer with SmarTrip - $1.10 (New)

Local bus-to-Route 70 transfer - $2.05 (New)

Ride On Monthly Pass - $45 (New)

Boarding Route 70 with weekly or monthly pass or Montgomery College ID with sticker  - $2.05 (New)

Senior* (except from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays, when free) with cash fare or token - $0.90 (New)

Senior* (except from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays, when free) with SmarTrip card $0.80 (New)

Senior* (except from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays, when free) Metrorail-to-Ride On bus transfer (SmarTrip only) $0.30 (New)

Senior* for Route 70 (except from 9:30 a.m.to 3 p.m. weekdays, when free) with cash fare or token - $2.00 (New)

Senior* for Route 70 (except from 9:30 a.m.to 3 p.m. weekdays, when free) with SmarTrip card - $1.80 (no change) (New)

Senior* for Route 70 (except from 9:30 a.m.to 3 p.m. weekdays, when free) Local bus-to-Route 70 with SmarTrip - $1.00 (New)

Senior* for Route 70 (except from 9:30 a.m.to 3 p.m. weekdays, when free) Boarding with weekly or monthly pass - $1.00 (New)


The following rates will remain the same:

Route 70 fare paid with SmarTrip - $3.65 (No Change to Rate)

Senior* Route 70 fare paid with SmarTrip - $1.80 (No Change to Rate)

VanGo (Route 28) and Route 94 MARC shuttles - Free (No Change to Rate)

Kids Ride Free Program (2 to 7 p.m. weekdays) - Free (No Change to Rate)

MetroAccess Certified and/or Conditional Customer with ID - Free (No Change to Rate)

MetroAccess companion of Certified and/or Conditional customer with ID - Free (No Change to Rate)

Children under age 5 - Free (No Change to Rate)

Local bus-to-bus transfer (SmarTrip only) - Free (No Change to Rate)

Metrorail-to-Route 70 transfer with SmarTrip - $3.15 (No Change to Rate)

Metrobus weekly pass - Free (No Change to Rate)

MARC weekly and monthly pass and TLC pass transfer to Ride On - Free (No Change to Rate)

MTA Commuter Bus Pass transfer to Ride On - Free (No Change to Rate)

Youth Cruiser Pass - $11 per month (No Change to Rate)

Summer Youth Cruiser pass (for June, July, and August) - $18 (No Change to Rate)

'C' Pass (for current County employees) - Free (No Change to Rate)

'U' Pass (for Montgomery College transportation fee-paying students) except express bus - Free (No Change to Rate)

Senior* from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays - Free (No Change to Rate)

Senior* Local bus transfer (SmarTrip only) - Free (No Change to Rate)

Senior* Metrorail-to-Route 70 with SmarTrip card - -$1.30 (No Change to Rate)


* With ID card

For more information on Ride On, go to www.rideonbus.com, call MC311 by dialing 311 from within the County, 240-777-0311 from outside the County, TTY 301-251-4850, or use the MC311 website at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/311.

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