Report says Montgomery County has good bus service, but region needs more investment

By Steve Bohnel | Bethesda Beat | Jan 20, 2022

A report released Thursday by a regional coalition of business and smart growth organizations commends Montgomery County for its Flash bus service and free fares for Ride On service, while urging improvements for bus service across the region.

The report was published by the MetroNow Coalition, which has eight members in the Washington, D.C., area.

The report says bus networks and transportation agencies in Montgomery County and the rest of the D.C. region should offer more frequent bus service, prioritize roadways for buses whenever possible and reduce fares for low-income riders, among several recommendations.

Read the story here.