Weekend Metrorail Shutdown: Impact on Ride On Bus Bay Locations

The county’s Department of Transportation advises Ride On customers that bus bay locations will change this weekend due to Metro bus shuttle service between the Takoma and Glenmont Red Line stations.

Free bus shuttles will replace trains between Takoma and Glenmont on Saturday and Sunday. The Silver SpringForest GlenWheaton, and Glenmont stations will be closed for weekend construction related to the Purple Line project.

To accommodate the shuttle service, the following Ride On bus bays will be relocated:

Glenmont Station:

  • Ride On Route 10 to Hillandale: will temporarily move from bay E to bay D
  • Ride On Route 10 to Twinbrook: will temporarily move from bay F to bay D
  • Bus Bay E: Limited Shuttle to Wheaton and Fort Totten Metrorail Stations
  • Bus Bay F: Local Shuttle to Wheaton, Forest Glen, Silver Spring, and Takoma Metrorail Stations

Wheaton Station:

  • Bus Bay D: Limited & Local Shuttles to Glenmont Metrorail Stations
  • Bus Bay E: Limited Shuttle to Fort Totten Metrorail Station & Local Shuttle to Forest Glen, Silver Spring, and Takoma Metrorail Stations

Forest Glen Station:

  • Bus Bay D: Limited Shuttle to Silver Spring and Fort Totten Metrorail Stations
  • Local shuttle buses between Glenmont and Takoma will use service stops on Georgia Avenue at Forest Glen Road.

Silver Spring Transit Center:

  • Bus Bay 116: Limited Shuttle to Forest Glen Metrorail Station & Local Shuttle to Forest Glen, Wheaton, and Glenmont Metrorail Stations
  • Bus Bay 117: Limited Shuttle to Fort Totten Metrorail Station & Local Shuttle to Takoma Metrorail Station

Takoma Station:

  • Ride On Route 18 to Takoma Langley Crossroads Transit Center: will temporarily move from bay A to bay E
  • Bus Bay B: Local Shuttle to Silver Spring, Forest Glen, Wheaton, and Glenmont Metrorail Stations

Additional details and travel alternatives can be found on the Ride On and Metro websites.

Photo: “06.TransitCenter.SilverSpringMD.9August2020” by Elvert Barnes is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.

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