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Due to Washington, Stanger, and Kent St, BT will detour multiple routes beginning 7/13.

Routes Affected:

  • HWD (Hethwood)
  • PHD (Patrick Henry)
  • PRB (Progress B)
  • TOM (Toms Creek)
  • UCB (University City Blvd)

Type: Route

Cause: Construction

Effect: Detour

More Info: https://ridebt.org/news-alerts/209-detour-5-20-6-28-west-campus-dr

Think of us as your “out of school” bus.

Between 6/6 and 8/13, any Montgomery County Public School rising 9th -12th grade student can ride BT for free. We’re encouraging teenagers to use public transportation as an alternative to Mom & Dad for trips to summer jobs, recreation, etc.

Program Details:

  • Any MCPS rising 9th -12th grader is eligible for free rides by showing a BT Summer Ride Pass. Passes will be emailed to students by MCPS before the start of the program. Students do not need to enroll in the program. Rising 9th-12th grade homeschool and private school students are also eligible for this program.
  • Students may show a digital (on phone or tablet) or printed version of the pass. Click here to view a sample pass.
  • Students younger than high school age will be able to ride free if accompanied by a fare-paying adult
  • The promotion will run from the first day of the MCPS summer vacation on 6/6 through the last day on 8/13.
  • This program is valid system-wide, including Go Anywhere and BT Access.
  • Lost your electronic copy of the pass? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. from your MCPS email address to have it re-issued.

Rider Tips

  • Download the BT App for stop information (available on iOS and Android)
  • Get to your stop at least five minutes early and wait where the driver can see you, and have your BT Summer Ride Pass ready.
  • As the bus approaches, check the sign above the front window to make sure it’s the route you want. Not certain? Ask the driver!
  • As you board, show your BT Summer Ride Pass and then take your seat.
  • About a block before you want to get off, pull the cord above your head to request the next stop.
  • Exit through the rear door.

Questions? We’re available via phone (540-443-1500), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.