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
The ABCs of Transit: L is for Larry
Larry O’Brien, TransIT driver, has been working with the County for nearly two years and recently moved to historic Downtown Frederick. Larry uses alternative commute modes to get to his job at TransIT where he helps others do the same. We talked to Larry about the importance of alternate options in Frederick and how his life has changed since moving downtown.
What do you like most about working for transit?
Larry: I enjoy being able to bike ... read more