Maryland Locally Operated Transit Systems
The primary purpose of the Office of Local Transit Support (OLTS) is to provide a variety of technical assistance services to the Local Operating Transit Systems (LOTS) operating in the State of Maryland. These include:
- Federal and State Regulatory Compliance
A county's LOTS services varies in relation to the jurisdiction's size and population density. Some jurisdiction's have extensive fixed-route service, while others offer demand-response service that provides door-to-door transportation.
MTA manages a number of funding programs available to transportation operators throughout the State. These programs support both public transportation and specialized transportation services.
- LOTS Program Manual 2017
- MarylandTRAIN On-Line Training Program
- Tracks and Training Courses
- Grant Funding Application
- Transportation Association of Maryland (TAM)
Grant Exhibits & Master Agreement Documents
- Exhibit A-5333(b) Warranty
- Exhibit B-Guidelines for Project Administration
- Exhibit C-Authorized Designee-Regional Planners
- FTA Master Agreement
MTA ICC Routes
The MTA runs four (4) routes using the Inter-County Connector (ICC): 201, 202, 203, and 204. You can find schedule and map information on our Commuter Bus page, simply select the ICC Route in the "Select Route" drop down. You can also download the MTA ICC Fact Sheet for more information.
The No. 201 operates 7 days a week
• Gaithersburg Park and
The No. 202 operates weekdays with 3
• Metropolitan Grove MARC
The No. 203 operates weekdays
• Snowden River Park
The No. 204 operates weekdays with 4
• Monocacy MARC Station
Ride On is the primary public transportation system in Montgomery County, Maryland. Ride On serves Montgomery County as well as the community of Langley Park in Prince George's County. Ride On also serves the Takoma Metro station, and Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C.
The Regional Transit Agency of Central Maryland (RTA) is the primary public transportation system in Howard County, Maryland. RTA services in Howard County include fixed-route, ADA complementary paratransit and general paratransit services (GPT) for seniors and persons with disabilities. RTA also operates fixed-route and ADA complementary paratransit service in Anne Arundel County, northern Prince George’s County, and the City of Laurel.
The City of Annapolis provides access between downtown Annapolis and its suburbs through fixed-route service and a free-fare circulator.