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Ride On to Add Dozens of New Buses to Fleet

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Ride On is adding 59, 40-foot buses this summer and fall. Forty-two buses will replace some of the oldest vehicles in the fleet. Seventeen buses will be specially branded and used exclusively for Ride On’s new extRa service that begins in October. This limited stop service will run along Route 355 from Lakeforest Transit Center to Medical Center Metro Station.

All of the 59 buses are manufactured by Gillig; 25 run on clean diesel and 34 use compressed natural gas.

Release ID: 17-115
Media Contact: Esther Bowring 240-777-7155

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