MDOT MTA Continues Free Transit for Federal Employees Affected by Partial Government Shutdown  

BALTIMORE, MD (January 27, 2019) – The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) today announced that it will continue to offer free transit this week for federal employees who were affected by the partial shutdown. On January 24, Governor Larry Hogan launched #MDHelps to provide relief for federal employees.  In support of this initiative, MDOT Secretary Pete K. Rahn has extended free transit service on MARC, Commuter Bus, and BaltimoreLink services, including: CityLink, LocalLink, Express BusLink, Light RailLink, and Metro SubwayLink for federal employees who show their federal government ID through close of transit service on Friday, February 1, 2019.

MDOT MTA is one of the largest multi-modal transit systems in the United States. MDOT MTA operates LocalLink and commuter buses, Light RailLink, Metro SubwayLink, Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) Train service and a comprehensive Mobility (paratransit) system. To learn more, visit or, check us out on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter @mtamaryland.

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