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Based on 2013 Census survey data the Baltimore region has the sixth longest commute in the county at nearly 31 minutes on average to get to or from work driving their personal vehicle. The BWI Region has a variety of resources to help commuters lower stress levels, save money and reduce their carbon footprint. 

TRIP - Everything you need to know about traveling around the Central Maryland region including a trip planner, real time service updates and schedules.

 By Rail

 

MARC - Service areas include Harford County, Maryland; Baltimore City; Washington D.C.; Brunswick, Maryland; Frederick, Maryland and Martinsburg, West Virginia.

Baltimore Light Rail - An above ground, barrier free system operates daily and consists of 33 stations including Penn Station and BWI Airport.

AMTRAK - Runs multiple routes and has stations along the Northeast Corridor and in Central Maryland.

TRIP - Everything you need to know about traveling around the Central Maryland region including a trip planner, real time service updates and schedules.

 By Road

 

Local bus routes - MTA bus service currently has 57 bus routes, which include 47 local buses, 4 limited stop routes (known as QuickBus), and 4 express bus routes.

Annapolis Transit - Buses service area is about 23 square miles including the City of Annapolis and surrounding Anne Arundel County areas.

Commuter Connections Ride Sharing Program - Sign up to start or join a car or vanpool in the Washington DC Region.

Park and Ride Lots - SHA has more than 100 park and ride locations throughout Maryland that provide more than 12,000 free parking spaces for commuters.

The Airport Shuttle - Airport transportation to and from BWI (Baltimore Washington International), IAD (Washington Dulles) and DCA (Ronald Reagan National) Airports. Also offers shuttle service to and from Amtrak-BWI, Amtrak Penn-Station-Baltimore and Union Station-Washington.

The Regional Transportation Agency of Central Maryland (RTA) - The RTA is an organization made up multiple jurisdictions to establish a more effective and efficient public transportation system across Central Maryland. The RTA has combined the management and administrative functions of all jurisdictions to reduce operating expenses and provide a better customer service experience for riders.  

 By Trail

 

BWI Trail - A 13.3-mile hiking and bicycling trail that completely encircles BWI Airport. Designed for area commuters, connects directly to the Baltimore and Annapolis Trail via the John Overstreet Connector; through this spur, the trail continues the mileage of the Baltimore and Annapolis Trail. The BWI Trail is a part of the East Coast Greenway.

Maryland Bike Safety Laws - In Maryland, bicycles are considered vehicles, therefore cyclists must devote as much attention to riding a bike as they do to driving a vehicle.