Allegany County Transit (ACT)
1000 Lafayette Avenue
Cumberland, Maryland 21502
Schedule Information: 301-722-6360
ACT operates the only public transportation service in Allegany County. ACT provides conventional fixed-route service in the Cumberland area, and shuttle service in Frostburg serving Frostburg State University. In addition to its general public transportation service, ACT provides demand-response service to elderly residents and residents with disabilities through the Statewide Special Transportation Assistance Program (SSTAP), Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC), and the Medical Assistance Program.
Allegany County Transit operates the Alltrans, a demand response service for senior citizens and the ADA paratransit persons with disabilities who are unable to ride fixed route transit system.
Transit Services of Frederick County
Schedule Information: 301-694-2065
TransIT Services of Frederick County operates fixed-route, deviated fixed-route, and demand-response transportation services for the County and the City of Frederick. Service is provided in Frederick City and urbanized areas of Frederick County serving medical, employment, education and shopping centers. TransIT operates commuter shuttles, including "Meet the MARC" shuttles for commuters using the MARC Train service. The Downtown Express shuttle runs between the Harry Grove Stadium parking lot and downtown Frederick to provide a convenient alternative to driving and parking in town. "TransIT-Plus" demand-response paratransit service provides transportation for senior citizens and people with disabilities. Other transit-dependent persons may use this service on a space-available basis. ADA Paratransit is available for individuals with disabilities who are unable to use the fixed route bus service in the City of Frederick. Frederick County is a member of the Washington Metropolitan Council of Governments Commuter Connections program. A computerized car and vanpool matching service is offered free to Frederick area commuters.
Garrett Transit Service (GTS)
Garrett County Community Action Committee, Inc.
104 E. Center Street
Oakland, MD 21550
Phone: 301-533-9010 or 301-334-9431, Ext. 6300
Schedule Information: 301-334-9431
GTS, a division of Garrett Community Action Committee, Inc., a private non-profit human service agency, provides the only public transportation in Garrett County. All the service is demand response, except for a deviated fixed route serving the town of Oakland.
On/Call 'N' Ride
Division of Transit Services
Department of Public Works & Transportation
101 Monroe Street, 5th Floor
Public transportation services in Montgomery County include local bus provided by Ride On, Metrobus, Metrorail, MetroAccess, and MARC commuter bus. The Montgomery County Department of Public Works and Transportation provides fixed-route transit services throughout the county with its Ride On bus system. Montgomery County's Ride On program includes fixed-route service in the northwest portion of the County, Damascus and Urbana/Clarksburg, to improve the mobility of commuters by connecting them with the Shady Grove Metrorail Station. Funding under the urban Ride On program is directly through the Maryland Department of Transportation, rather than administered through the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA), as is done with the rural portion of the program. The county also operates a specialized transportation service, Call 'N' Ride, for the elderly and persons with disabilities. This is a taxi voucher program for the low-income members of these groups. In addition, the Montgomery County Department of Transportation administers the State-funded Medicaid Transportation Program, providing service to State-certified Medicaid recipients.
Prince George's County
The Bus/Call 'N' Ride
Department of Public Works & Transportation
9400 Peppercorn Place, Suite 300
Largo, Maryland 20774
Schedule Information: 301-324-BUSS (2877)
The Department of Public Works and Transportation in Prince George's County operates, through a contract, a fixed-route public transportation system known as The Bus. The Bus provides community-oriented bus service on routes operating throughout the County. In addition, the County operates paratransit services through several programs, including Call-A-Bus, Call-A-Cab, and senior transportation services (STS). The Call-A-Cab program discounts the cost of a taxi ride to the elderly and persons with disabilities by providing them with a 50% discount off of taxi vouchers usable as fares. In addition to County-operated transit services, the MTA and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) provide public transit in the County. MTA services include commuter rail and bus, and WMATA services include MetroBus and Metrorail. The Corridor Transportation Corporation (CTC), a private non-profit entity, administers Connect-A-Ride fixed-route transit service in the Laurel area.
County Commuter Washington County Public Transportation Dept.
Schedule Information: 240-313-2750
County Commuter operates all of the public transportation in Washington County. The fixed route system consists of eight urban routes that originate in Hagerstown and offer service to Funkstown, Halfway, Long Meadow, Maugansville, Robinwood, Smithsburg and Williamsport. In addition, County Commuter provides transportation for the elderly and persons with disabilities through a contracted taxi voucher program. This program is funded by the Statewide Special Transportation Assistance Program (SSTAP). Complementary ADA service also surrounds the fixed routes. Service for individuals with disabilities, along with Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) clients, is provided in cooperation with the Washington County Department of Social Services.
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