Ride On Resuming Front Boarding, Fare Collection in April
Beginning Monday, April 5, 2021, front door boarding and fare collection will resume on Montgomery County’s Ride On, Ride On extRa, and Flash buses. These routines had been suspended due to COVID. With the return of front boarding, the rear doors on Ride On buses will return to their pre-COVID exit only layout.
The standard Ride On fare remains at $2.00 per trip. In addition to cash, fares can now also be paid virtually with virtual SmarTrip Cards on iPhones and Apple Watches.
The Montgomery County Department of Transportation and Ride On are also recruiting high school students and bilingual adults to join their Transit Advisory Group, created to improve the Ride On customer experience. Applications are also due Monday, April 5.