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Transportation Resources

The Baltimore Metropolitan Council's Out and About Travel Guide (PDF) provides easy-to-use information for individuals with special mobility needs, their caregivers, and other interested individuals. It lists public transportation and specialized transportation services available in the Baltimore region.

The Maryland Department of Transportation's Americans with Disabilities and Senior Citizens provides information about transportation programs and services that support public or private transportation opportunities for individuals with disabilities and senior citizens. Included are links to accessible gas pumps, welcome centers with TTY travel information, and more. The Maryland Department of Transportation believes the ADA is good business because access for everyone is the key to attracting new customers and retaining those you now serve.

The Maryland Transit Administration's (MTA) Mobility Paratransit Program is a service for citizens who are unable to use regular bus, Metro subway or light rail service. Paratransit service is provided by the MTA's Mobility Department and Yellow Van Service, Inc. Yellow is a private company that operates under a contractual agreement with MTA. Should you have questions about the program please call 410-727-3535 or TTY 410-333-3624 for those with hearing or speech impairments. More accessible transit information is available at the Transportation Resource Information Point.

Baltimore County CountyRide is a specialized transportation program providing service to Baltimore County residents 60 years of age and over, disabled residents aged 21 to 59 and those living in the rural area. Destinations include medical appointments, shopping and other general-purpose trips. CountyRide's vans have easy, low-step entrances and all can accommodate wheelchairs. Escorts may accompany riders needing special assistance at no additional cost. Additional information may be obtained by calling 410-887-2080 or sending an email to

The Baltimore Metropolitan Council is an organization of the elected executives of Baltimore City and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford and Howard counties. The executives are committed to identifying regional interests and developing collaborative strategies, plans and programs which will improve the quality of life and economic vitality throughout the region. BMC staff provide technical support to the Baltimore Regional Transportation Board, and are also engaged in economic and demographic research, computer mapping applications, air and water quality programs, cooperative purchasing and rideshare coordination.

Revised July 14, 2014


Revised April 6, 2016        

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