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Media Advisory: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich to Rollout First Four Electric Ride On Buses

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Thursday, Sept. 3; 10 a.m.

David F. Bone Equipment Maintenance and Transit Operations Center
16700 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville
(Near the Shady Grove Metro) 

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich; County Council President Sidney Katz; Council Transportation and Environment Committee Chair Tom Hucker; Department of General Services Director David Dise; and Department of Transportation Director Chris Conklin and other officials will officially launch the County’s first four Ride On electric buses with a ceremonial “plugging in” event.  

Following the event, the media will have an opportunity to speak with the officials and get video inside the buses and at other designated areas of the maintenance and transit operations facility including COVID-19 bus sanitizing demonstrations and a sneak peak of new Flash buses. 

All attendees need to wear masks. Safe distancing protocols will be strictly enforced.

Onsite parking is available. Following the directional signs to the event.

Release ID: 20-165
Media Contact: Hannah Henn 240-777-8389

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