For Immediate Release: Wednesday, July 6, 2022
The ongoing Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Administration (WMATA) construction and paving work at the Rockville Metrorail station has been extended through at least early October 2022. All bus stops on the East Side will remain closed and temporarily relocated due to this project, which began on Tuesday, June 7. Bus stops have been moved from the east side to either the west side or on the street at MD 355. Wayfinding signs have been placed at the Metro station to help riders locate their bus stops. Ride On staff will be onsite at the station, for rider assistance.
Ride On Routes which have been Temporarily Relocated are:
Route Destination Temporary Bus Stop
44 Twinbrook F
45 Rockville Regional Transit T6
Center & Twinbrook
46 Montgomery College A (westside)
& Medical Center
47 Bethesda F
48 Wheaton T5
49 Glenmont T5
52 Montgomery General Hospital T6
54 Lakeforest Transit Center E
55 Germantown B (westside)
56 Lakeforest Transit Center E
59 Montgomery Village T4
63 Shady Grove E
81 White Flint F
101 Medical Center/Lakeforest A (westside)
301 Tobytown T6
Flex Rockville Westside Kiss & Ride
Metrobus Routes which have been Temporarily Relocated are:
Q1, Q2, Q5, Q6 Shady Grove G
Q1, Q2, Q4 Silver Spring D (westside)
Q5, Q6 Wheaton D (westside)
T2 Friendship Heights C (westside)
Ride On bus interiors will continue to be cleaned by the County’s Department of General Services with hospital-grade disinfectant. Bus filter and ventilation systems are also treated with a disinfectant.
All passengers are encouraged to wear face coverings when traveling by public transportation. All MCDOT buses have a supply of face coverings for those who cannot provide their own.
Ride On bus service remains free for all riders until August 2022.
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