News! All Montgomery County youth ride free every day all day on all Ride
On bus routes and select Metrobus routes within the County. This became
effective July 1, 2019.
All Montgomery County youth ages 18 and under
ride FREE all the time on Ride On buses.
* Children under 5 must be accompanied by a
parent or guardian.
* All children ride at the discretion of
their parents or guardians.
Go to YouthCruiser.com to learn how to ride free on Ride On buses. This program is
for Montgomery County residents ages 5 to 18 (older if still in high school) To
participate in the program, get a Youth Cruiser SmarTrip® Card at any County
library and select schools for FREE. The list of participating schools is also
at YouthCruiser.com. Please bring proof of age and residency.
A valid school ID is also acceptable through September 30, 2019. Effective
October 1, 2019, all student riders must use the Youth Cruiser SmarTrip® Card
for free rides. Good News! Some Metrobus routes also participate in this
program. The participating routes are: C2, C4, C8, D5, F4, J1, J2, J4, K6, K9,
L8, Q1, Q2, Q4, Q5, Q6, T2, Y2, Y7, Y8, Z2, Z6, Z7, Z8, and Z11 .