Holiday Schedule for Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday on Monday, Jan. 15

Per Montgomery County: “The Montgomery County Government, and programs that impact County residents, will have holiday schedule and program changes for the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday on Monday, Jan. 15.

Schedule changes for the holiday celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday on Monday, Jan. 15:

  • County offices–Closed.
  • MC 311– Closed.
  • State offices and courts–Closed.
  • State Motor Vehicle Administration offices and Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program stations–Closed.
  • Libraries– Closed.
  • Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS)–All stores open 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Department of Permitting Services–Closed.
  • Ride On will operate on its Holiday Schedule.
  • Ride OnRide On Flex and Ride On extRa–Will operate on Holiday schedules.
  • Flash–Will operate on its Holiday schedule for the Orange Route. The Blue Route will not be in service.
  • MARC Train–Will operate on its “R” schedule on all three lines. Penn Line Trains 453 (will have 9:35 p.m. departure from Penn Station) and 452 (will have 10:55 p.m. departure from Washington). Brunswick Line will be the R, not the R+ schedule. EPTA connecting bus service to West Virginia stations will be available from Train 875 at Brunswick.
  • TRiPS Silver Spring commuter store–Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • TRiPS mobile commuter store–Closed.
  • Metrobus–See
  • Metrorail–See
  • County-provided trash and recycling collections–No collections on Monday, Jan. 15. Collections for the remainder of the week will slide one day, with the final collections on Saturday, Jan. 20.
  • Shady Grove Transfer Station and Recycling Center– Entire facility is closed.
  • Aquatic Centers– Open
  • Community Recreation and Senior Centers–Closed
  • For Montgomery Parks information, visit

Additional information for Montgomery Parks facilities and programs:

  • The Open Parkways program will be extended during the MLK Day holiday. During this time, parkways are open to pedestrians and bicyclists and closed to motor vehicles. This will impact: Beach Drive between Connecticut and Knowles Avenue (2.9 miles) from 7 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 13, until 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 15; Sligo Creek Parkway between Old Carroll Avenue and Piney Branch Road and between Forest Glen Road and University Boulevard West from 9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12, until 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 15.

Activities available during the MLK Day holiday weekend will include:

The following facilities will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15:

  • Montgomery Parks headquarters and permits offices.
  • Montgomery Parks public information and customer service office.
  • All Montgomery Parks nature centers (ground and trails open daily, sunrise to sunset).

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