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The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) today launched My MTA Tracker for Bus, a GPS-based system that enables customers to determine the estimated arrival time of their Local Bus via computer, tablet, smartphone and standard phone.  MyMTAtracker.com also offers easy access to the existing MARC Tracker, and the Light Rail Tracker, which was launched last year.  Customers can take advantage of...
MTA Weather Advisory MTA Local Bus Diversions Canceled With the passing of last night’s snow storm that delivered a glancing blow to the Baltimore region, the MTA has canceled all Local Bus diversions. All MTA travel modes, Local Bus, Metro Subway, Light Rail, MARC Train, Commuter Bus and Mobility transportation, are operating regularly with no weather-related issues to report. The MTA thanks its...
MTA Media Advisory  MTA Prepared for Wintry Mix With a mix of rain, snow and sleet forecast for the Maryland Transit Administration service area over the next 24 hours, the MTA has in place a comprehensive plan to keep the trains, subways, buses and light rail vehicles moving through inclement weather. After the light precipitation that hit the Baltimore region early Monday morning, the MTA...
With predictions of a messy mix of rain, sleet and snow hitting the Mid-Atlantic region this weekend, the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA), one of the largest multi-modal transit agencies in the country, has developed a comprehensive strategy to keep the buses, subway cars and light rail trains moving. (See below for quick bulleted information on MTA’s winter prep efforts by mode.) When it...
Media Adivsory: 8:46am Update on MTA Vehicles Accident Baltimore, Maryland (Januart 21, 2015)The MTA Mobility Van was not carrying any passengers.  The MTA Bus was carrying approximately 30 passengers. The operators of both the van and bus were transported to the hospital without life threatening injuries. Among the injured are 15 adults and 3 children. No life threatening injuries. Cause of the...
MTA Outfits Bus to Help Maryland Residents When Trouble Strikes  When tragedy strikes in the form of a fire or flood, residents in a home or apartment complex can be left out in the streets quite literally.  But with the new MTA Comfort Zone Bus on call, people who find themselves displaced due to a calamity will be able to grab a few moments of warmth and tranquility amid the chaos. The MTA is...
Amtrak has notified the MARC Train Service that it will be performing track work on the Penn Line between Odenton and Bowie State from January 16 until March 12.  The southbound track will be out of service, requiring all trains to share two tracks.  Special platforms will be used at Odenton and Bowie State to board southbound passengers on the middle track.  This will slow the boarding process...
MTA Media Advisory - Metro Subway Metro Subway customers may experience delays and crowded trains during this morning's commute. Yesterday's storm and extreme temperatures may cause a higher than normal amount of emergency repairs on a number of Metro Subway cars. The MTA will work around the clock to bring any out of service cars back on line and provide the quality service our customers expect...
MTA Readies for Winter Weather The Maryland Transit Administration’s Winter Weather prep team is ready to go and has put the following resources into motion The MTA Service Delivery & Operations Control Center is patrolling our service areas to monitor road and track conditions, to advise of any needed diversions, speed restrictions or service stoppage due to ice or snow. The MTA will have...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  MTA Announces New Bike Car and Delivers Early Holiday Gift to MARC Train Weekend Riders Service Starts on Saturday, December 13, on Weekend Penn Line Trains Full-Size Car Accommodates 16 Full-Size Bicycles BALTIMORE, MD (DECEMBER 11, 2014) – One year after the start of MARC Train weekend service, the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) today announced the addition of a...

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