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Free Fares on Ride On extRa

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett announced that the new, faster Ride On extRa rush hour service beginning October 2, 2017 on Route 355 will be free, on an introductory basis, during the month of October.

Ride On extRa will run only during peak periods, Monday through Friday, 5:30 - 9:30 AM and 3:30 - 7:30 PM. It will provide service from Lakeforest Transit Center in Gaithersburg to Medical Center Metro in Bethesda. The bus will run every ten minutes and make just twelve stops. The service will connect to half of the bus routes in the County, as well as Metrorail and MARC rail.

Ride on extRa vehicles will have many amenities that promote comfort and faster service. For example, the vehicles will have traffic signal priority and passengers will have low-floor boarding, free WiFi, USB charging ports and padding on seats.

Ride On extRa stops will include Lakeforest Transit Center, Summit Ave., Westland Dr., Shady Grove Metro, Montgomery College, Rockville Metro, Edmonston Dr., Halpine Rd., Marinelli Rd., Security Ln., Tuckerman Ln., and Medical Center. There will be new bus shelters and bus stop flag signs to identify Ride On extRa bus stops.

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To speak with a Customer Service Representative, please call 311 during business hours.