Effective July 1, 2019, all Montgomery County youth ages 18 and under ride FREE all the time on Ride On buses, including Ride On Flex.
for Montgomery County residents ages 5 to 18 (older if still in high school)
A grace period to the August 31, 2020 deadline that all student riders must use the Youth Cruiser card for free rides is in effect. School IDs can still be used until then. There will be an announcement 30 days prior to having the Youth Cruiser card being mandatory.
We encourage all students to use their Youth Cruiser cards and obtain one.
See the list of Metro bus routes that are covered under the Kids Ride Free program.
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