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WASHINGTON COUNTY TRANSIT RETURNS TO REGULAR SERVICE

HAGERSTOWN, MD (July 1, 2020) – Washington County Transit announces it will be returning to regular service beginning Monday, July 6, 2020. During COVID-19, transit was operating on a modified scheduled of Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Returning to regular service means transit will resume operating on evenings and Saturdays.
 
Masks are required on public transportation per Governor Hogan‘s  Executive Order.
Transit

The Washington County Transit Department (WCT) operates all of the public transit in Washington County providing safe, affordable, dependable and accessible mass transportation that enhances the mobility of our customers. The system runs eight, fixed urban routes that originate in Hagerstown and offers service to Funkstown, Halfway, Long Meadow, Maugansville, Robinwood, Smithsburg and Williamsport.  In addition, WCT provides transportation for the elderly and persons with disabilities through a ride assist voucher program, which is funded by the Statewide Special Transportation Assistance Program (SSTAP) and ADA Complementary Paratransit Service for individuals with disabilities who cannot access fixed-route service.  WCT also operates the Job Opportunity Access Program (JOBS) in cooperation with the Washington County Department of Social Services (WCDSS).  The urbanized fixed-route service carries the majority of the County’s ridership. Total ridership averages over 516,000 passenger trips and all vehicles travel over 516,000 miles annually.

Mission

To provide safe, affordable, dependable and accessible public transportation that enhances the mobility of our customers.

Vision

To improve mobility for all people; enhance quality of life; and facilitate economic vitality

Annual Ridership (includes All Programs):  516,000
Paratransit Clients to Date:  200 Clients
Ride Assist Taxi Voucher Clients to Date:  350 Clients
Total Annual Mileage (includes All Programs):  516,973 Miles

Transit Office

1000 West Washington Street
Hagerstown MD 21740-5212

Phone:  240-313-2750
Fax:  301-791-3343

Email the Transit Department

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Customer Service desk closed 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. daily

Transit Hours:
Monday – Friday, 6:15 AM – 9:45 PM
Saturday, 7:45 AM – 9:45 PM

Paratransit Hours:
Monday – Friday, 6:15 AM – 9:45 PM
Saturday, 7:45 AM – 9:45 PM
Limited evening service after 6:15 PM

AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, DIRECTV and Antietam Cable Television have Points of Presence within the county. Washington County is well served and several options are available for broadband services. Resources to help your household find the right internet service plan include InternetProviders.com. Cellular telephone services are available through private local and regional vendors.