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Commuter Services promotes Better Ways to Work with a variety of incentives and tools to help make our roads less crowded while providing reliable transportation alternatives. For more information please click on the icons below .

Click here for Employer Services Learn about Public Transit here! Information about Montgomery Countyy's TMDs Carpools & Vanpools help ease traffic congestion! Biking & Walking, healthful ways to get to work. Teleworking and Alternate Schedules Learn about Bike Sharing in Montgomery County here. Car Sharing information Vist the TRiPS commuter stores for SmarTrip cards and trip plans!


FareShare Returns! 

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Check out the closest Park & Ride lot and the bus service available from that lot on the new Interactive Park & Ride Map:  http://gis3.montgomerycountymd.gov/ParkAndRideLots/ Enter your address and the map will show the closest lot, the number of spaces, how you get to and from the lot, and all the bus routes and schedules serving that lot, by just clicking on the links.

 

Thinking about Starting a Telework Program?

Telework During SafeTrack:
Quick-Start Programs for Business Continuity

Teleworking offers one of the most effective ways to respond to the unique challenges presented by SafeTrack, the year-long effort to improve the safety and reliability of the Metrorail transit system. Disruption will be systemic for an extended period of time. Telework can provide your organization a way to address employee and management concerns, maintain or even improve productivity, and provide effective solutions for mobility during SafeTrack. 

Given the urgency of finding commuting solutions during SafeTrack, this webinar will provide the necessary details for getting started quickly with a telework program. Our webinar instructor, Elham Shirazi, has over 30 years of experience in developing telework programs for the private, public and non-profit sectors. Learn key implementation steps such as developing a policy and basic procedures, selecting the right employees and jobs, and adapting your organizational culture for employees working remotely anywhere from one day a week to full time during SafeTrack. Representatives from local organizations also present summaries of their telework programs. And free expert consulting will be available to help you get started at your organization!

 

 

 

Click Here to Read the Webinar Q&A

 

WMATA's SafeTrack and Montgomery County

Metro doing track work

What is Metro SafeTrack?

SafeTrack is the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) year-long effort -- from June 2016 through March 2017 -- to improve the safety and reliability of the Metrorail system. 

How will SafeTrack Affect Me?

Every traveler in our region will be affected by SafeTrack – so we’re all in this together. That’s why transportation agencies are working together to promote alternatives to using Metrorail.

For more information, please visit the MCDOT SafeTrack page.


Good News for Montgomery County Employers and Commuters in the New Year!

Good news for commuters who use public transportation or vanpool. Starting January 1, the federal transit benefit for public transportation will nearly double to $255 per month.

Now transit riders and vanpoolers will have the same tax benefits as those who drive and park.

The increase, approved by Congress last month and signed by President Obama, permanently raised the pre-tax and tax-free commuter benefit making it more affordable to use public transportation. These benefits apply to those commuters who take MTA Commuter Bus, Metro bus, Metro rail, Ride On and vanpools.

To learn more about setting up a transit benefits program and Maryland's Commuter Choice Tax Credit, contact Commuter Services by phone, 240-777-8380, or by email, mcdot.commuterservices@montgomerycountymd.gov.


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The latest Bikesharing news...

Try Capital  
This weekend, July 16-17 REI and Capital ikeshare for free during REI's United Outside Free Weekend Sign-up here  for your free ride code for July 16 - 17.
 
Free Bikeshare Memberships Available - Based on Income Eligibility
Bikeshare is affordable for many - but for some folks it still may be a challenge. Free bikeshare memberships are available for those who meet income eligibility requirements.  

The program is called "MCLiberty" - Montgomery County Low Income Bikeshare Program. Qualified individuals will receive free membership in Capital Bikeshare and free bike safety training, a free helmet, and route planning.  

 

Do You Qualify? Those who are currently receiving assistance through any Montgomery County social services organizations - or who may qualify through other low income criteria - should contact Commuter Services at (240) 777-8380 or via email  mcdot.CommuterServices@montgomerycountymd.gov for a registration form you may use the  fillable PDF version of the registration form here

 Businesses and other organizations are also encouraged to contact Commuter Services at that number if they have interested employees or clients. 

For More Information: Visit the Bikesharing pages created by Montgomery County Department of Transportation or Commuter Services.


 

 



For more information,
go to the news release
or visit our Car Sharing page.

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Now Available!  Better Ways to Work  eNewsletter

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Click on the images below to download our newest
commuting and transit benefits guides. 


If you wish to receive a hardcopy of any of these brochures,
drop us an email or telephone us at 240-777-8380.


Want to Earn Cash for Ridesharing? 

Go here to register a carpool or vanpool for 'Pool Reward$ !

Register a carpool or vanpool here

 
Montgomery County Commuter Services
101 Monroe Street, 10th Floor
Rockville, MD 20853
 

 

 

 

 

 

Director's Office · Montgomery County Department of Transportation · 240-777-7170 · Fax: 240-777-7178 · 101 Monroe Street · 10th Floor · Rockville, Maryland 20850 · mcdot.director@montgomerycountymd.gov
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