Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Montgomery County Commuter Services (MCCS) has a new TRiPS Commuter Store in Friendship Heights at 17 Wisconsin Circle that is open Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. TRiPS stands for “Transportation Resources, Information and Places to See.” The store provides regional transit fare media for visitors, residents and commuters along with trip planning information and resources to make getting to their destinations easier. Bus passes and tokens for Montgomery County’s Ride On buses can be purchased, as well as fare media for Metrobus and Metrorail, including the SmartTrip Card.
The TRiPS Commuter Store staff promote environmentally friendly travel modes, including transit, car/vanpooling, biking, walking and car sharing at both the Friendship Heights and Silver Spring TRiPS stores. Staff also provide complimentary services to help Montgomery County employers and their employees beat traffic, save time and reduce expenses. Transportation marketing specialists are available to visit businesses and set up customized commuting benefits programs tailored to their needs.
For more information, call Commuter Services at 240-773-TRiPS (8747) or 240-777-8380, go to the website
or visit Montgomery County Commuter Services at 1110 Bonifant Street, Suite 400, Silver Spring.