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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.

  • 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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