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COMCOR 31.33.01 Transportation Fares, Fees, and Charges
Editor’s note—Sections 2-57, 31-9, 31-21, 31-31, 31-33, 31-46, 31-48, 31-51, 31-57, and 31-62 of the County Code, as amended by 2004 L.M.C., ch. 16, § 1, authorize the Council to set, by resolution adopted after a public hearing, all fees, charges, and fares for any transportation or transportation-related service or product provided by the Department.
Council Resolution No. 19-37
   Subject: Setting Transportation Fees, Charges, and Fares
   Action:
   Transportation fares, fees, and charges in Resolution 19-37 are amended as described in Table 1, attached.
TABLE 1: TRANSPORTATION FARES, FEES, AND CHARGES
I.   Transit Fares
   Regular cash fare or token                     $2.00
   Regular fare paid with SmarTrip                  $2.00
   Route 70 cash fare or token                     $4.25
   Route 70 fare paid with SmarTrip                  $4.25
   Federal employees and contractors during a partial or general shutdown,
   upon presentation of a valid federal photo ID. This provision would be in
   effect only if authorized by the County Executive.            Free
   VanGo Route 28 and Route 94 shuttles               Free
   Designated routes in Free-Wheeling Days promotion         Free
   Kids Ride Free Program                     Free
   Give and Ride Program                     Free
   MetroAccess Certified and/or Conditional Customer with ID      Free
   MetroAccess – Companion of Certified and/or Conditional Customer with ID   Free
   Children under age 5                        Free
   Local bus-to-bus transfer (SmarTrip only)               Free
   Metrorail-to-Ride On bus transfer with SmarTrip            $1.50
   Metrorail-to-Route 70 transfer with SmarTrip            $3.75
   Local bus-to-Route 70 transfer with SmarTrip            $2.25
   Metrobus Weekly pass                        Free
   MARC weekly, monthly, TLC passes transfer to Ride On         Free
   MTA Commuter Bus Pass transfer to Ride On            Free
   Ride On Monthly Pass                        $45.00
   Boarding Route 70 with weekly or monthly pass            $2.25
   Youth Cruiser pass                           $11.00 Per Month
   Youth SmarTrip Card (one-time fee)               $2.00
   Summer Youth Cruiser pass (for 3-month period of June, July, and August)   $18.00
   ‘C’ Pass (for current County employees)               Free
   ‘U’ Pass (for Montgomery College transportation fee-paying students)     Free
      except express Route 70 bus                  $2.25
   Senior* with identification card from 9:30 am-3:00 pm weekdays
      and from 8:30 am-4:00 pm Saturdays               Free
   Senior* with identification card except from 9:30 am-3:00 pm weekdays
      and from 8:30 am-4:00 pm Saturdays
      with cash fare or token                     $1.00
      with SmarTrip card                        $1.00
      Metrorail-to-Ride On bus transfer (SmarTrip only)         $0.50
      Local bus transfer (SmarTrip only)               Free
   Senior* with identification card for express Route 70 except from 9:30 am-
      3:00 pm weekdays and 8:30 am-4:00 pm Saturdays
      with cash fare or token                     $2.10
      with SmarTrip card                        $2.10
      Metrorail-to-Route 70 with SmarTrip               $1.60
      Local bus-to-Route 70 with SmarTrip               $1.10
      Boarding with weekly or monthly pass with SmarTrip         $1.10
*   For the purposes of this resolution, a person with disabilities not certified for Metro Access is treated the same as a senior.
II.   Parking Fees (Note: No payment is required for motorcycles in spaces or areas where only motorcycle parking is permitted.  No payment is required for any vehicle at all public parking spaces on Sundays and County holidays.)
   A.   Bethesda Parking Lot District
      1.   Meters on-street from 9 am to 10 pm, Monday through Saturday,
         and in lots and garages from 7 am to 10 pm, Monday through Friday.
         a.   Parking in spaces within right of way of public streets    $3.25 or Less Per Hr.
         b.   Parking in spaces on a surface parking lot    $1.50 or Less Per Hr.
         c.   Parking in spaces in a parking garage    $1.25 or Less Per Hr.
      2.   All Gated Garages
            Daily Maximum    $15.00 Per Day
            Lost Ticket    $15.00 Per Day
      3.   A Garage Specific Monthly Access Card    $150.00 or Less Per Month
      4.   Special Permits
         a.   Parking permits
               Parking Convenience Sticker    $150.00 Per Month
               Daily Parking Permit       $15.00 Per Day
               “AM/PM” Parking Permit    $20.00 Per Month
         b.   Carpool Permits
               2 Persons       $107.00 Per Month
               3 and 4 Persons    $58.00 Per Month
               5 or More Persons    $15.00 Per Month
         c.   Townhouse Resident Permit    $2.00 Per Month
      5.   Bethesda Library parking lot    $1.00 Per Hour
   B.   Silver Spring Parking Lot District
      1.   Meters on-street from 9 am to 6 pm, Monday through Friday, and
         in lots and garages from 7 am to 7 pm, Monday through Friday.
         a.   Parking in spaces within right of way of public streets    $1.00 or Less Per Hr.
         b.   Parking in spaces on a surface parking lot    $0.80 or Less Per Hr.
         c.   Parking in spaces in a parking garage    $0.70 or Less Per Hr.
            (Except for Garage 60 and 61)
      2.   All Gated Garages
         Daily Maximum    $15.00 Per Day
         Lost Ticket    $15.00 Per Day
      3.   A Garage Specific Monthly Access Card    $123.00 or less Per Month
         Except for Garages 60 and 61
      4.   Garages 60 and 61     $1.00 Per Hour
         Monthly Permit    $189 Per Month
      5.   Special Permits
         a.   Parking Permits
               Parking Convenience Sticker    $123.00 or less Per Month
               Daily Parking Permit    $7.80 Per Day
               “AM/PM” Permit    $20.00 Per Month
         b.   Carpool Permits
               2 Persons    $87.00 Per Month
               3 and 4 Persons    $49.00 Per Month
               5 or More Persons    $11.00 Per Month
         c.   Townhouse Residential Permits    $2.00 Per Month
         d.   Permit in Garages 9 and 16 for residents in the area bounded
            by Blair Mill Road, Eastern Avenue and Georgia Avenue    $95.00 Per Month
   C.   Wheaton Parking Lot District
      1.   Meters on-street from 9 am to 6 pm, Monday through Saturday,
         and in lots from 9 am to 6 pm, Monday through Saturday, and in
         garages from 9 am to 6 pm, Monday through Friday
            Short-Term (First 4 hours)    $0.75 Per Hour
            Long-Term (More than 4 hours)    $0.60 or Less Per Hour
      2.   Special Permits
            Parking Convenience Sticker    $113.00 Per Month
            Townhouse Resident Permit    $2.00 Per Month
   D.   Area Outside Parking Lot Districts
      1.   Meters on-street and in lots not to exceed 7 am to 10 pm, seven days
            Short-Term (First 4 hours)       $2.00 or less Per Hour
            Long-Term (More than 4 hours)    $0.65 Per Hour
      2.   Special Permits
            Parking Convenience Sticker       $123.00 Per Month
   E.   Temporary Parking Meter Removal and Bagging
      1.   Temporary parking meter removal or re-installation          $350 per meter
      2.   Parking Meter Bagging Fee related to construction activity       $100 per meter
         for the first hour plus $2 per meter per hour for each additional hour of meter bagging
III. Parking Fines and Other Charges (with County Code Section Citations)
   A.   Motor vehicles, traffic control and highways, generally
      31-6(b)(2)   Snow emergency – Parked in Right-of-Way            $85.00
      31-7      Unregistered vehicle/parking prohibited            $60.00
      31-8      Impeding traffic, threaten public safety            $60.00
   B.   Parking regulations generally – on-street
      31-11(b)   Emergency/Temporary no parking sign            $60.00
      31-12      Violation of official sign (except residential permit parking)      $60.00
      31-12      Residential permit parking violation            $50.00
      31-13      Parking of vehicle – snow accumulation            $60.00
      31-14      Parking of heavy commercial vehicles, recreational vehicles, or buses   $75.00
      31-16      Over 24 hours                        $60.00
      31-17      Within 35 feet of intersection               $60.00
      31-18      Posted time limit                     $60.00
      31-19      Obstructing driveways (within 5 feet)            $60.00
      31-20      No person will:
               (a)   Stop, stand or park a vehicle whether occupied or not:
                  (1)   Impeding traffic                  $60.00
                  (2)   On a sidewalk                  $60.00
                  (3)   Within an intersection               $60.00
                  (4)   On a crosswalk                  $60.00
                  (5)   Alongside street repair               $60.00
                  (6)   On bridge/ in tunnel               $60.00
                  (7)   On any highway ramp               $60.00
                  (8)   Official school board/Montgomery College sign      $60.00
                  (9)   Rush hour restriction               $60.00
                  (10)   Behind Official sign in Right-of-Way         $60.00
               (b)   Stand or park a vehicle, whether occupied or not,
                  except momentarily to pick up or discharge a passenger:
                  (1)   within 15 feet of fire hydrant            $60.00
                  (2)   within 20 feet of painted crosswalk            $60.00
                  (3)   within 30 feet of traffic control signal/device      $60.00
                  (4)   at a firehouse entrance clearance            $60.00
                  (5)   at a No Standing sign               $60.00
                  (6)   double parking                  $60.00
                  (7)   at a posted/marked fire lane               $250.00
                  (8)   in front of theaters, posted               $60.00
                  (9)   more than 12 inches from curb            $60.00
                  (10)   opposite the flow of traffic               $60.00
                  (11)   blocking another vehicle               $60.00
                  (12)   not within designated parking space            $60.00
                  (13)   at a posted bus stop                  $60.00
                  (14)   at a posted taxi stand               $60.00
                  (15)   in a handicapped parking space            $250.00
               (c)   Park a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except temporarily
                  for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or
                  unloading merchandise or passenger:
                  (1)   within 50 feet of a railroad crossing            $60.00
                  (2)   at an official No Parking sign            $60.00
   C.   Off-street public parking regulations
      31-25   (a)   No person shall park a vehicle on a public parking facility:
                  (1)   in violation of an official sign            $60.00
                  (2)   in a No Parking zone               $60.00
                  (3)   not within a designated parking space         $60.00
                  (4)   in or on driving aisle/driveway/sidewalks         $60.00
                  (5)   at a bagged meter/temporary sign/barricade         $60.00
                  (6)   blocking another vehicle               $60.00
                  (7)   over 24 hours where not authorized            $60.00
                  (8)   vehicle unregistered/inoperative            $60.00
                  (9)   in violation front-in-only posted            $60.00
                  (10)   straddling marked parking spaces            $60.00
                  (11)   unattended/running                  $60.00
                  (12)   impeding traffic                  $60.00
      31-27      (b)   Prohibited vehicle/weight/size/type            $60.00
      31-30(c)   (c)   Snow/ice emergency                  $60.00
   D.   Parking meters generally
      31-35      Expired parking meter                  $45.00
      31-36      Overtime parking at parking meter               $50.00
      31-37      More than 3 feet from parking meter            $45.00
      31-38      More than 1 vehicle in parking space except motorcycles      $45.00
   E.   Administration, enforcement, penalties, and collection
      31-62(c)   Impoundment or immobilization fee            $115.00
      31-52(e)   Fee for withholding the registration of a vehicle         $10.00
      31-57(a)   First late penalty for failure to fully pay fine or appeal
               citation within 15 days                  $25.00
      31-59      Second late penalty for failure to fully pay the original
               fine and penalties within 45 days of the original issuance
               of the citation                        $25.00
   F.   Residential Parking Permits
      31-48(h)   Annual fee                        $20.00
IV. Transportation Management District (TMD) annual fees   
   In this section Gross Floor Area (GFA) is defined as described in Section 52-47 of the County Code.
   A.    Bethesda Transportation Management District
      Commercial space occupied before July 1, 2006 where payment
         of TMD fee was a condition of subdivision or optional
         method approval                      $0.10/square foot GFA
      Commercial space first occupied on or after July 1, 2006*      $0.10/square foot GFA
   B.   Friendship Heights Transportation Management District
      Commercial space occupied before July 1, 2006 where payment
         of TMD fee was a condition of subdivision or optional
         method approval                      $0.10/square foot GFA
      Commercial space first occupied on or after July 1, 2006*      $0.10/square foot GFA   
   C.   North Bethesda Transportation Management District
      Commercial space occupied before July 1, 2006 where payment
         of TMD fee was a condition of subdivision or optional
         method approval                      $0.10/square foot GFA
      Commercial space first occupied on or after July 1, 2006*      $0.10/square foot GFA
   D.   Silver Spring Transportation Management District
      Commercial space occupied before July 1, 2006 where payment
         of TMD fee was a condition of subdivision or optional
         method approval                      $0.10/square foot GFA
      Commercial space first occupied on or after July 1, 2006*      $0.10/square foot GFA      
   E.    Greater Shady Grove Transportation Management District
      Commercial space occupied before July 1, 2011 where payment
         of TMD fee was a condition of subdivision or optional
         method approval                      $0.10/square foot GFA
      Commercial space first occupied on or after July 1, 2011*      $0.10/square foot GFA
   F.    White Oak Transportation Management District
      Commercial space occupied before July 1, 2015 where payment
         of TMD fee was a condition of subdivision or optional
         method approval                   $0.10/square foot GFA
      Commercial space first occupied on or after July 1, 2015*      $0.10/square foot GFA
   * Between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020, 2.5 cents/sf GFA will be charged for each full quarter after a use and occupancy permit has been issued.
   (Legislative History: Council Res. No. 19-115; Supersedes: Council Res. No. 19-37; which superseded Council Res. No. 18-1162; which superseded Council Res. No. 18-1129; which superseded Council Res. No. 18-808; which superseded Council Res. No. 18-547; which superseded Council Res. No. 18-489; which superseded Council Res. No. 18-128; which superseded Council Res. No. 17-1088; which superseded Council Res. No. 17-746; which superseded Council Res. No. 17-431; which superseded Council Res. No. 17-139; which superseded Council Res. No. 16-1410; which superseded Council Res. No. 16-1358, which superseded Council Res. No. 16-1214, which superseded Council Res. No. 16-1260, which superseded Council Res. No. 16-951, which superseded Council Res. No. 16-821, which superseded Council Res. No. 16-452, which superseded Council Res. No. 16-589, which superseded Council Res. No. 16-283, which superseded Council Res. Nos. 16-236 and 16-140, which superseded Council Res. No. 15-1730, which superseded Council Res. No. 15-1481, which superseded Council Res. No. 15-1326; which superseded Council Res. No. 15-789)
   (Administrative History: Reg. No. 22-03 (Method 3) (which superseded Reg. No. 85-91); Reg. No. 20-03 (Method 3) (which superseded Reg. No. 92-92, which superseded Reg. No. 79-88); Reg. No. 8-03 (Method 3) (which superseded Reg. No. 30-95); Reg. No. 28-00 (Method 3) (which superseded Reg. No. 22-89); Reg. No. 28-01 (Method 3) (which superseded Reg. Nos. 8-95 and 12-96); Reg. No. 85-91 (Method 3) with a sunset date of July 1, 1993 (which superseded Reg. No. 23-89); Reg. No. 7-03 (Method 3); Reg. No. 1-92 (Method 3) (which superseded Reg. No. 77-88); Reg. No. 4-94 (Method 3) (which superseded Reg. Nos. 98-92 and 100-92); Reg. No. 4-04 (Method 3) (which superseded Reg. No. 26-01, which superseded Reg. No. 98-92, which superseded Reg. No. 12-92AM and 12-92); Orig. Dept.: Public Works and Transportation)