Take Transit to Orioles Opening Day and Every Game During the 2018 Season
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Fast, Convenient Transit Options Bring O’s Fans to All the Action at Oriole Park at Camden Yards
BALTIMORE, MD (MARCH 28, 2018) – The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) invites fans to take transit to Oriole Park at Camden Yards for the 2018 Major League Baseball season home opener Thursday, March 29, at 3:05 p.m. MDOT MTA’s CityLink and LocalLink buses, Light RailLink and Metro SubwayLink offer an easy way to enjoy the game without the hassle of traffic and parking.
“Taking transit to Orioles’ games is a convenient and cost-effective way for the whole family to travel,” said Kevin Quinn, Administrator of MDOT MTA. “Orioles’ baseball fans are located throughout the metropolitan Baltimore region and it’s gratifying to know that MDOT MTA provides an important travel option for our riders.”
On opening day, Light RailLink and Metro SubwayLink will provide peak level rail service all day to ease weekday rush hour congestion. Additional MDOT MTA staff will be available at selected platforms and bus stops to assist spectators with transit questions. Below is a list of transit options:
LIGHT RAILLINK – O’s fans can take Light RailLink from 32 different stops to the Camden Yards stop, located next to Oriole Park. Light Rail operates every 10-30 minutes depending on the time of day and your final destination.
METRO SUBWAYLINK – Ride the Metro SubwayLink to Lexington Market or Charles Center Station-West and walk to Oriole Park. Metro SubwayLink operates every 8-15 minutes. Plenty of free parking is available at Owings Mills, Old Court, Milford Mill, Reisterstown Plaza, Rogers Avenue, West Cold Spring and Mondawmin stations.
LOCAL BUS – Fans can ride any of the three CityLink routes (Navy, Yellow and Brown) and eight LocalLink routes (51, 54, 69, 70, 73, 75, 76, and 94) that pass near Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
The fare for all local MDOT MTA services is $1.80 one-way, $3.60 round trip, $4.20 for a Day Pass, which includes unlimited travel on MDOT MTA Local Buses, Light RailLink and Metro SubwayLink for that day. Return service on Light RailLink and Metro SubwayLink for games ending after the last scheduled departure will be extended for one hour past the regularly scheduled final train.
MDOT MTA, one of America’s largest multi-modal transit systems, operates local and commuter buses, Light RailLink, Metro SubwayLink, Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) Train service and a comprehensive Mobility (paratransit) system. MDOT MTA also directs funding and statewide assistance to Locally Operated Transit Systems (LOTS) in each of Maryland’s 23 counties, Annapolis, Baltimore City and Ocean City. To learn more, visit mdot.maryland.gov or mta.maryland.gov, check us out on Facebook at facebook.com/mtamaryland and follow us on Twitter @mtamaryland.
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