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Regular Fare   
One-Way Fare  $2.00 
Transfers  One Free (valid for two hours) - Transfer will be collected by the driver upon boarding transfer bus. 

Reduced Fares (One-Way)
 
 
Individuals with disabilities   $1.00 with Reduced Fare ID Card  
Senior Citizens
(age 60 and over)
 
$1.00 with Reduced Fare ID Card or Medicare Card 
Students  $1.00 with valid school-issued ID Card 
Children 5 years old and under  Free 

Multi-Ride Fares and Passes
 
 
10 Ride Ticket   $13.50 
Reduced Fare 10 Ride Ticket   $4.50 
Regular Fare Monthly Unlimited Pass   $47.00 
Reduced Fare Monthly Unlimited Pass  $16.00 

 

10 Ride and monthly passes may be purchased at the following outlets:  

Columbia Association
10AM-7PM, Mon-Sat
10221 Wincopin Circle
Columbia, MD 21044 (410) 715-3000
10-ride and monthly passes for all fare levels.
 

King's Contrivance Community Association
9AM-9PM, Mon-Thurs; 9AM-5PM, Fri; 10AM-1PM, Sat
Amherst
7251 Eden Brook Drive
Columbia, MD 21046 (410) 381-9600
10-ride passes for all fare levels. No monthly passes.
 

Howard County Central Library
9:30AM-9PM, Mon-Thurs; 9:30AM-5:30PM, Fri-Sat; 1PM-5:30PM Sundays through Memorial Day
10375 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044 (410) 313-7800
10-ride and monthly passes for all fare levels.
 

Howard Community College (bookstore)
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044 (410) 772-4816
10-ride and monthly passes for student and senior fare levels.
 

10 Ride Tickets and 30 Day Passes may be purchased at the Regional Transit Agency, 8510 Corridor Road., Suite 110, Savage, MD 20763 or by mail. Call Customer Service for more information. 1-800-270-9553


Holiday Schedule
The Regional Transit Agency and RTA Mobility  does not operate on New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
Service on Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Christmas Eve and New Years Eve is limited to the Brown, Orange and Red Express Routes Sunday schedules. 

Code Red Days
When the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) issues a Code Red Air Quality Alert for the Baltimore region, the Regional Transit Agency fixed route passengers ride free.
 

Inclement Weather
When the weather causes unsafe driving conditions, service may temporarily modified, interrupted or cancelled. Call Customer Service at 1 800 270-9553 or visit this website for more information. Schedule changes will be announced on several radio and television stations including WBAL (1090 AM) and GTV Channel 70.
 

 

Other Local/Connecting Services 

Connect-A-Ride -
Provides bus service between Laurel and Columbia (Route E), Monday through Saturday. Stops on the E route include Savage, Owen Brown and Kings Contrivance with free transfers to the Regional Transit Agency routes.

Commuter Solutions - www.howardcommutersolutions.com
Commuter Solutions provides information about transit services including commuter buses, local bus and MARC Train and provides carpool and vanpool matching services.