July 13, 2022
New Ride On Bus Route 27 Service to Adventist Healthcare White Oak Medical Center to Begin Sunday, July 17
A new Ride On bus service to serve Adventist Healthcare White Oak Medical Center and the surrounding Silver Spring area will be launched by the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) starting Sunday, July 17. The Route 27 service will have connections with Metrobus, Ride On and Flash bus routes, as well as other transportation services within the network.
The Route 27 service will operate between Hillandale Transit Center and the Tech Road Park and Ride lot, with stops along Powder Mill Road, Cherry Hill Road, Plum Orchard Drive, Broadbirch Drive and Tech Road.
Ride On bus service will remain free for all riders through July 31. Starting Aug. 1, the fare will be $1 per ride.
Ride On 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.
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.