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For Immediate Release: 1/9/2013
Holiday Schedule for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday


Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday on Monday, January 21:

County Offices – closed

Libraries – closed

County liquor stores – closed

Recreation – aquatics programs and facilities open, all other classes and programs canceled;
administrative office, senior centers, and community centers are closed

Ride On – Special modified holiday schedule (check schedules at

Metrobus – Weekday schedule

Metrorail – Special schedule (peak service all day with peak fares; regular weekday fares
at Metro parking lots)

TRiPS Commuter Stores (Silver Spring and Friendship Heights) – closed

Refuse/recycling pickup – no collection*

Transfer Station – closed

Parking at public garages, lots, curbside meters – free

MCPS Administrative Offices – closed

State offices & courts – closed

*Collection provided one day later for remainder of week (last collection day is Saturday).

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Release ID: 13-010
Media Contact: Public Information 240-777-6507

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