• FLASH has features such as WiFi and USB ports so you can plug in and get a head start on your day
  • FLASH offers frequent and reliable service with reduced wait times
  • Stations will be comfortable and accessible, and vehicles will be easy to board — no steps
  • Real-time travel information will be available so you can see when FLASH will be arriving
  • You’ll spend less time in traffic and less money commuting
  • No need to pay for parking at work

BRT gets cars off the streetGETTING AROUND TOWN
Hop on and hop off to get to locations along the routes:

  • Run errands, go shopping, meet a friend for lunch, go to the movies, or head to happy hour
  • Attend business meetings
  • Go to the gym, community center, library, or school
  • Take your bike on FLASH and head to a bike path or park

FLASH is great for the whole family, as it allows riders to pay before the bus arrives which makes for easy and quick boarding. The more FLASH riders, the more cars off the road, and the more quickly and safely everyone gets to where they are going.


FLASH is an important piece of Montgomery County’s economic future. By serving key job and growth corridors with transit, FLASH opens up new job opportunities and attracts new employers. Employees will spend less time commuting and more time enjoying life.

  • FLASH will help attract new jobs and keep existing jobs in the county. New transit options lead to increased commerce along the routes. More growth along the BRT corridors means more jobs for the local community.
  • Businesses such as retail stores and restaurants will benefit by more customers being brought to their areas.
  • FLASH benefits employers by reducing the need for employee parking and helping employees get to work efficiently and on time.


By taking cars off the road, FLASH reduces harmful greenhouse gas emissions, making our air cleaner. According to the EPA, a typical car emits about 4.7 metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) per year. Automobiles also produce methane and nitrous oxide from the tailpipe as well as hydrofluorocarbon emissions from leaky air conditioners.

Our FLASH vehicles will be fuel efficient and clean to operate. Taking FLASH and other public transit options helps reduce your own personal carbon footprint. Who wouldn’t feel good about that?

RELIABLE Frequent service, dedicated lanes, and green light priority signaling keep FLASH vehicles moving.

EFFICIENT One FLASH vehicle can take up to 90 cars off the road, making our transportation network more efficient and your commute easier.

CLEAN FLASH reduces harmful greenhouse gas emissions, making our air cleaner.

COMFORTABLE New FLASH stations will feature real-time travel info and provide a place for you to wait comfortably and pay your fare before boarding.

COST-EFFECTIVE You can save money by riding FLASH instead of driving a car.