By: Kendall K Tiffany
TransIT Services of Frederick County has partnered with Frederick County Public Libraries (FCPL) for the second year to introduce the “Wandering Book” program beginning August 22nd. The program is a development of the Maryland Humanities Council’s One Maryland One Book program which encourages all Maryland residents to read the same book and bring together diverse people in communities across the state through the shared experience of reading the same book.
The 2016 ... read more
By: Kendall K Tiffany, Community Relations Manager, TransIT Services of Frederick County
As Frederick County residents’ age, movement and mobility around the County may change. To ensure the senior population is mobile, TransIT Services of Frederick County has multiple programs available.
The first program available to seniors in Frederick County is TransIT-plus. TransIT-plus is the County’s curb-to-curb, demand-response service, designated to meet the specialized ... read more
By: Kendall Klosky Tiffany
Now that the snow from Snowzilla is finally starting to melt and you’re eager to get out of your house, it’s time to reevaluate the status of your 2016 New Year’s Resolution. Did your resolution fall in the category of saving money, to become healthier or be a better steward of your local community? Well, TransIT has the perfect solution to incorporate all three categories into one resolution – an alternative commute from your typical single occupant vehicle!
Throughout ... read more
By: Adrienne Moretz
Most Popular Route
TransIT's ridership is made up of three services:
• 9 fixed-routes serving over 300 destinations in Frederick City and urbanized areas of the County
• 4 shuttles serving the Brunswick/Jefferson, Emmitsburg/Thurmont, the Rt. 85 corridor, and eastern Frederick plus two commuter shuttles
• Paratransit services for those over the age of 60 and/or with disabilities
Of these services, TransIT's #10 Connector route has the highest ridership. The route ... read more
The new 2014 statistics from the Census’ American Community Survey, released this month, shows continuous signs of improvement for commuting in Frederick County.
Frederick County drive alone rates have continuously decreased since 2005 (with the exception of 2007) from 79.1% to 76.3%. This is lower than the national average drive alone rate of 76.5%. Considering the County’s 663 square miles of mostly rural landscape, these are significant findings.
Carpool/Vanpool rates have ... read more