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For Immediate Release: 4/12/2013
Public Invited to Forum on Proposed Changes to Ride On Route 38

The Division of Transit Services will hold a public forum on proposed changes to Ride On’s Bus Route 38 on Wednesday, April 17, at Highland Elementary School, 3100 Medway Street, Silver Spring. The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. and end once all the speakers have presented their testimony.

Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to speak at the public forum must make their request on or before April 15 by email or in writing to the Division of Transit Services, Ride On Public Forum, 101 Monroe Street, 5th Floor, Rockville, Maryland 20850. Prospective speakers should provide their name, home address, telephone number, e-mail address and organization and bring two printed copies of their testimony for the record. Public comment on the proposed changes will be accepted through 5 p.m. on April 24.

Route 38 currently runs from the Wheaton Metro Station to the White Flint Station through the Connecticut Avenue Estates and Montclair Manor communities and then continues along Veirs Mill Road, Newport Mill Road, Parker Avenue, Broadview Street, Lytle Street, Medway Street and Claridge Road. The proposed changes would reroute the bus between route Parker Avenue and Claridge Road along Judson Road and Medway Street.

Information and a map showing the proposed changes is available online in both English and Spanish.

Sign language interpreter services will be provided only upon request with notice as far in advance as possible, but not less than three business days prior to the date of the forum. Informational materials are available in large print format upon request.

For more information, visit Ride On’s website or call 311 (outside the county, dial 240-777-0311) (TTY, call 301-251-4850) Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

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Release ID: 13-108
Media Contact: Esther Bowring 240-777-6507

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