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Be a Savvy Commuter

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Your One-Stop Shop for:

  • Transit Information Assistance/Trip Planning
  • RideOn and Youth Cruiser Passes
  • SmarTrip®Cards
  • Capital Bikeshare: To open an account and pick up your fob in person for Annual, Single Day, 24 Hour, 3 Day or 30-Day memberships.
  • 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

Silver Spring TRiPS Commuter Store
8404 Colesville Road

(2nd Level of the Silver Spring Transit Center)
Mon-Fri: 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat-Sun: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Friendship Heights TRiPS Commuter Store is permanently closed. Friendship Heights will be serviced by the new Mobile Commuter Store. Please check this week's schedule for times and locations.



As of Monday, September 25th, our new 
Mobile Commuter Store
will be in operation at various locations
throughout the County. Read the press release here.


Please check the schedule here for dates, times and locations!

Be a savvy commuter!  Montgomery County now has two TRiPS Commuter Stores to better serve you, one in the Silver Spring Transit Center and our Mobile Commuter Store.  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. 

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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