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COVID-19 Updates

Reopening Montgomery: Phase 2 & 3 Guidelines

Ride On Essential Plus Service, effective July 5, 2020

The Essential Plus Service operates 53 Weekday routes, 49 Saturday routes, and 42 Sunday routes.
See bus service details.

See expanded service schedules , effective August 2, 2020

  • Free fares on all buses.
  • Board in rear unless ramp required.
  • Last trips by route start before midnight.
  • See real time bus locations
    • Use the real time map to see if a bus is approaching your stop.
    • Real time arrival information is not available by specific routes.
Use front bus door: people with disabilities, mobility aids, and strollers. Use back bus door: all other passengers.
Puerta delantera: personas con discapacidades, silla de ruedas y coches de bebé. Puerta trasera: acceso general.

Find your route

Route Schedule Route Map Changes from normal route
Route 1 Route 1 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 1 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 1 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 1 map No diversions
Route 2 Route 2 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 2 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 2 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 2 map No diversions
Route 4 Not operating -- --
Route 5 Route 5 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 5 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 5 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 5 map Mid-day trips to Victory Forest
Route 6 Route 6 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays Route 6 map --
Route 7 Not operating -- --
Route 8 Route 8 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 8 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 8 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 8 map Operates 7 days - Holy Cross
Route 9 Route 9 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 9 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 9 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 9 map Includes Midday Wheaton Plaza
Route 10 Route 10 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 10 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 10 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 10 map --
Route 11 Not operating   Coverage on Route 1 - Essential Plus Service
Route 12 Route 12 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 12 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 12 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 12 map Includes Three Oaks & Maple
Route 13 Not operating -- --
Route 14 Route 14 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 14 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 14 map No Eastern MS
Route 15 Route 15 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 15 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 15 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 15 map --
Route 16 Route 16 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 16 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 16 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 16 map --
Route 17 Route 17 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 17 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 17 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 17 map --
Route 18 Route 18 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 18 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 18 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 18 map Includes Silver Spring
Route 19 Not operating -- --
Route 20 Route 20 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 20 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 20 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 20 map No Cresthaven (Figure 8)
Route 21 Not operating -- --
Route 22 Not operating -- --
Route 23 Route 23 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 23 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 23 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 23 map Operates 7 days - Sibley
Route 24 Not operating -- --
Route 25 Not operating -- --
Route 26 Route 26 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 26 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 26 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 26 map --
Route 28 Route 28 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 28 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 28 map --
Route 29 Route 29 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 29 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 29 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 29 map Bethesda - Friendship Weekdays only
Route 30 Route 30 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 30 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 30 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 30 map Operates 7 days - no Whitley on weekends
Route 31 Not operating -- --
Route 32 Not operating -- --
Route 33 Not operating -- --
Route 34 Route 34 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 34 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 34 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 34 map Includes Aspen Hill
Route 36 Route 36 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays Route 36 map Includes Little Falls
Route 37 Not operating -- --
Route 38 Route 38 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 38 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 38 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 38 map Includes Holiday Park
Route 39 Not operating -- --
Route 41 Route 41 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 41 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 41 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 41 map --
Route 42 Route 42 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 42 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 42 map No Postal Academy, No Boiling Brook
Route 43 Route 43 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 43 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 43 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 43 map --
Route 44 Not operating -- --
Route 45 Route 45 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 45 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 45 map Includes Senior Center, No short turns
Route 46 Route 46 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 46 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 46 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 46 map --
Route 47 Route 47 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 47 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 47 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 47 map --
Route 48 Route 48 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 48 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 48 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 48 map --
Route 49 Route 49 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 49 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 49 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 49 map --
Route 51 Not operating -- --
Route 52 Route 52 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 52 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 52 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 52 map No Good Counsel - Operates 7 days Montgomery General
Route 53 Route 53 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 53 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 53 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 53 map No Magruder, No Marian - Operates 7 days Montgomery General
Route 54 Route 54 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 54 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 54 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 54 map Includes Muddy Branch, No NIST
Route 55 Route 55 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 55 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 55 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 55 map --
Route 56 Route 56 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 56 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 56 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 56 map Includes Edison Park - all Weekday trips
Route 57 Route 57 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 57 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 57 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 57 map --
Route 58 Route 58 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 58 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 58 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 58 map Includes Turkey Thicket (all trips) - Watkins Mill 7 Days
Route 59 Route 59 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 59 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 59 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 59 map All Walkers Choice, No short turns
Route 60 Not operating -- --
Route 61 Route 61 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 61 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 61 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 61 map No MARC Station.
Route 63 Route 63 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 63 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 63 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 63 map Operates 7 days
Route 64 Route 64 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 64 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 64 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 64 map --
Route 65 Not operating -- --
Route 66 Route 66 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 66 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 66 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 66 map Operates 7 days - Shady Grove
Route 67 Route 67 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 67 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 67 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 67 map Operates 7 days - Shady Grove
Route 70 Not operating -- --
Route 71 Not operating -- --
Route 74 Route 74 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 74 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 74 map --
Route 75 Route 75 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 75 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 75 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 75 map No high school, No MARC Station
Route 76 Route 76 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 76 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 76 map No Poolesville
Route 78 Not operating -- --
Route 79 Not operating -- --
Route 81 Not operating -- --
Route 83 Route 83 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 83 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 83 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 83 map No MARC Station - Operates 7 days Holy Cross
Route 90 Route 90 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays Route 90 map No Milestone
Route 96 Route 96 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays Route 96 map Includes Montgomery Mall
Route 97 Route 97 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 97 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 97 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 97 map Includes MARC Station
Route 98 Route 98 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 98 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 98 map No Churchill, No Soccerplex, Includes Germantown Community Center and Cinnamon Woods
Route 100 Route 100 - Essential Plus Service - Weekdays
Route 100 - Essential Plus Service - Saturdays
Route 100 - Essential Plus Service - Sundays
Route 100 map --
Route 101 Not operating -- Coverage on Route 46 - Essential Plus Service and Route 55 - Essential Plus Service
Route 129 Not operating -- --
Route 301 Route 301 - Weekdays
Route 301 - Saturday
Route 301 - Sunday
Route 301 map Service to Glenstone
L8 Not operating -- --
T2 Not operating -- --

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