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TRiPS Commuter Stores

Be a Savvy Commuter

Visit Trips

Your One-Stop Shop for:

  • Transit Information Assistance/Trip Planning
  • RideOn and Youth Cruiser Passes
  • Metrorail Fare Cards, SmarTrip®Cards
  • Add value and 7-Day Bus Passes to SmarTrip®Cards
  • Regional Transit System Maps and Schedules
  • Rideshare (Carpool/Vanpool) and Carsharing Assistance
  • Pedestrian and Bicycle safety information
  • Transit-Related Merchandise

 TRiPS Commuter Stores

Friendship Heights
17 Wisconsin Circle
(Between Wisconsin & Western)

M-F 10am - 6pm
(closed 1 - 2pm for lunch)

Silver Spring
8404 Colesville Road
(2nd Level of the Silver Spring Transit Center)

M-F 7am - 5pm

Click to view or download the Friendship Hts TRiPS flyer
Click here for the Friendship Heights flyer

Click here to see a larger map.
Click here to see a larger map

Click to view or download the Silver Spring TRiPS flyer
Click here for the Silver Spring flyer

Click here for a larger map.
Click here for a larger map


Looking for transportation or transit information about the Silver Spring Transit Center, now under construction?  Please visit


Other Store Locations
Buy Online
Free and Discount Programs

Call 'N' Ride
Disabled Riders
Youth/School Children

Be a savvy commuter!  Montgomery County now has two TRiPS Commuter Stores to better serve you.  We're available to assist current and new transit riders and visitors puchasing fare media or making connections to public transportation in the region.  An accessible ramp at TRiPS in Silver Spring permits faster, easier service.


Buy Online

Buy Online. Purchase fare passes, tickets, and SmarTrip cards for Ride On, Metrobus and Metrorail. Visa or Master Card accepted.

Free & Discount Programs

Call 'N' Ride

Montgomery County offers Call 'N' Ride, a subsidized taxi coupon program for low-income seniors over age 67 and low-income persons with disabilities who are unable to use public transportation. Click on the links above, or call TRiPS at 240-773-TRIPS (8747).

Disabled Riders

Services for the Disabled.  Contact TRiPS at 240-773-TRiPS (8747) or for information about the Metro Senior SmarTrip card. Accessible Ride On for wheelchair use, and Metro Access that provides curb-to-curb and other special transportation services.


Services for Seniors.  Information about Accessible Ride On for wheelchair use, Metro Access and Call N Ride plus other special transportation services.

Metro Senior SmarTrip® Card

Youth/School Children

Montgomery County's Ride On bus system offers a special discount pass program for school age children called Youth Cruiser Pass. To determine eligibility, first-time users of the Ride On Youth Cruiser Pass must register before orders can be shipped. Proof of age (such as copy of birth certificate or passport) is required for purchase.

The Montgomery County transit system annually carries nearly 2 million disabled passengers and seniors - providing mobility to the workplace, shopping, medical appointments, and other destinations.

  Call 240-777-5800 about:

  • Call N Ride 
  • Transportation for Seniors and People with Disabilities
  • Other human services special transportation programs (formerly Paratransit programs)

Additional information about services for the disabled can be found on Metro's Metro Accessibility Resources page, as well as this PDF document, Reduced Fare Program for People with Disabilities.



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 Director's Office · Montgomery County Department of Transportation
101 Monroe Street, 10th Floor · Rockville, Maryland 20850 ·
· telephone: 240-777-7170 · fax: 240-777-7178 ·