Better Public Transit

Latest Happenings


Sign up to testify for free fares!

|
Ride On bus fares in Montgomery County have been free since March 2020 and the Montgomery Better Buses coalition, organized by the Coalition for Smarter Growth, has won an extension of free fares four times. Right now, fares will stay free until June 2022. But we'd like to see free
Read More

Letter to MDGA Leadership re: the proposed suspension of the Maryland gas tax

|
Adrienne Jones, SpeakerMaryland House of DelegatesState House, H-101State Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401 Bill Ferguson, PresidentMaryland SenateState House, H-107 100State Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401 - 1991 Dear Speaker Jones and Senate President Ferguson, On behalf of the Transform Maryland Transportation Coalition (formerly Save MD Transit), we thank you for your support
Read More

Letter re: 495/270 Toll Lanes in Montgomery County Economic Development Strategic Plan

|
Montgomery County Council100 Maryland Ave. 6th FloorRockville, MD 20850March 17, 2022 Dear Councilmember: We are writing with respect to the Council’s consideration of the draft County economic development plan. We urge you to support the removal of a recommendation on page 30 to “Cooperate with state and federal resources to
Read More

MoCo Better Buses FY23 Budget Letter

|
The Montgomery Better Buses coalition strongly urges you to support bus riders and transit workers in the FY23 operating budget, FY23 capital budget, and FY23-28 Capital Improvements Program (CIP). Our coalition consists of nearly 30 groups, including labor, climate and transit advocates, service providers, and community organizations. 
Read More

Montgomery County Better Buses: The Platform

|
The platform for the Montgomery County Better Buses Coalition.
Read More