Thursday, August 27, 2009
Montgomery County’s Silver Spring and Friendship Heights TRiPS Commuter Stores now offer commuters new payment options when adding value to their SmarTrip Cards or purchasing other transportation fare media. Commuters can use cash, or Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover credit or debit cards. In addition, checks will be accepted when purchasing other transportation fare media, such as bus passes, Metrorail farecards and SmarTrip cards.
Commuters can also exchange SmartBenefits vouchers for the following Metro and Ride On passes and cards:
- Ride On Monthly Pass
- Metrobus Weekly Pass
- Metrobus Weekly Disabled Pass
- Metrobus Weekly Senior Pass
- Metrorail One Day Pass
- Metrorail Short Trip Pass
- Metrorail Weekly Fast Pass
- Metro Access Cards (five in each package)
Ride On’s Rockville Transit Information Center also accepts Master Card, Visa, checks and cash as methods of payment for purchasing fare media, or they can purchase or add value to SmarTrip Cards using MasterCard, Visa or cash.
Commuters are reminded that they can always add value to their SmarTrip card on any Ride On bus and at Metro stations, Giant Food stores and CVS pharmacies.
The Silver Spring Tri
PS Commuter Store is located at 8413 Ramsey Avenue. The Friendship Heights Tri
PS Commuter Store is at 17 Wisconsin Circle, Chevy Chase. The Rockville Transit Information Center is at 101 Monroe Street, 5th
Floor. For more information, visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov/commute
, or call Montgomery County Commuter Services at 240-777-8380