Hearing on Montgomery Fares, Fees
The Montgomery County Council is holding a public hearing today about proposed changes in the county's transportation fares and fees. The session is at 1:30 p.m. in the 7th Floor Hearing Room, Council Office Building, 100 Maryland Ave., Rockville.
The changes are part of County Executive Isiah Leggett's proposed budget for the next fiscal year, which starts in July.
The proposed changes include:
-- Eliminating the Ride On bus system's "Ride About" two-week pass.
-- Creating a Ride On Monthly Pass, costing $25.
-- Increasing the cost of the Ride On 20 Trip Ticket from $20 to $27.
-- Increasing some parking fees in the Silver Spring and Wheaton parking districts.
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