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Commuter Services promotes Better Ways to Work with a variety of incentives and tools to help make our roads less crowded while providing reliable transportation alternatives. For more information please click on the icons below.

Click here for Employer Services Learn about Public Transit here! Information about Montgomery Countyy's TMDs Carpools & Vanpools help ease traffic congestion! Biking & Walking, healthful ways to get to work. Teleworking and Alternate Schedules Learn about Bike Sharing in Montgomery County here. Car Sharing information Vist the TRiPS commuter stores for SmarTrip cards and trip plans!

Park and Ride Lots

FREE Park-and-Ride Commuter Lots with connecting buses allow you to meet your carpool or jump onto public transportation.

  • Download the Park-and-Ride Lots Guide in PDF format 
  • Check out the closest Park & Ride lot and the bus service available from that lot on this interactive online map of local Park-and-Ride lots. Enter your address and the map will show the closest lot, the number of spaces, how you get to and from the lot, and all the bus routes and schedules serving that lot, by just clicking on the links.

MTA buses

Please visit Maryland Transit Administration's Commuter Bus website for route maps and fares.


At least 200 spaces are available at some Metro station parking lots.
Try these:
  • Twinbrook East lot, accessed from Parklawn Drive
  • Silver Spring County Garage on Bonifant Street, one-half block from station; monthly pass available for Metro users, call 301-565-7693
  • Wheaton Metro garage next to Westfield Shopping Town Wheaton Plaza.

The MCDOT Division of Parking Management supports 3 Parking Lot Districts, 20 Parking Garages, 21 Parking Lots and over 21,500 total parking spaces.

HOV Lanes

It takes as few as two in a car to use HOV Lanes on I-270
The 12-mile South-bound HOV lane from I-370 to I-495 operates 6 to 9 am Monday through Friday, and the northbound HOV lane from I-495 (Capital Beltway) to MD 121 (Clarksburg Road) operates 3:30 to 6:30 pm Monday through Friday.
Take advantage of free Park-and-Ride lots. For more information about HOV lanes, visit the Maryland State Highway Administration.