Ride On bus passengers are reminded that as of January 31, paper passes, including the
, have been phased out. Passengers can now load monthly passes onto
their SmarTrip® cards instead. The $45 monthly pass provides customers
unlimited rides on Ride On buses for an entire calendar month. Monthly passes can be loaded onto SmarTrip®
cards either in person or online. When
adding value online, customers have the option to purchase monthly passes
automatically. The monthly pass value is
then added automatically to a purchaser’s card seven days before the end of
each month. Youth Cruiser
Customers who prefer to add the monthly pass value to a SmarTrip® card in person, may do so at transit stores in
Spring and ,
at County offices in downtown Friendship Heights Rockville,
or at various retail stores. The County’s
website lists details on all the locations.
Passengers will continue to have the option of paying fares with cash. However, the Ride On monthly pass represents more than a 40 percent savings over paying cash fares on regular Ride On routes.
For information, go to the Division of Transit Services’ website or call 311 (TTY, call 301-251-4850) Monday through Friday,