After yet another Ride On bus fire, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett has ordered the 26 remaining Ride On "Champion" buses permanently removed from service.
The most recent fire occurred Wednesday at Bonifant Street and Ramsey Avenue in downtown Silver Spring, NBC reported. It was the second this month and the seventh in three years.
Ride On will operate on a reduced schedule Thursday and Friday, as it does on holidays. All routes will have service, but buses will run less frequently.
There are three changes to the posted holiday schedule for Thursday and Friday:
- Route 2 will provide service to Walter Reed
- Route 38 will provide service to the U.S. Postal Training Academy
- Route 54 will provide service to NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology).
Will you be taking Ride On to and from work on Thursday and Friday? Tell us in the comments.