MTA sets Tuesday service plan
Here's the latest from the Maryland Transit Administration. Under these circumstances, I'll pass them along without comment.
Baltimore, MD (February 8, 2010) – The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is asking
customers for patience as the agency works to provide safe public transit services during the
season‟s heaviest snowfall. Continuous efforts to keep surfaces clear of snow and ice as well as
the removal of fallen tree branches on train tracks are labor intensive and require tremendous
resources. The following transportation service will be available on Tuesday, February 9, 2010:
Limited service will be provided on the following Local Bus lines: #3, #5, #8, #10, #13,
#14, #15, #17, #19, #23, #35, #36, #40, #44, #52, #54, and #59. All other lines will not operate.
Customers are advised to call the Transit Information Center at 410-539-5000 to confirm the
status of their bus.
Metro Subway will operate every 15 to 20 minutes between Owings Mills and Johns
Hopkins Hospital due to single track operation in some areas. Parking lots have been cleared,
but many spaces remained blocked by snow.
Light Rail will operate as follows:
Between Hunt Valley and North Avenue, trains will operate every 30 minutes. Riders
continuing south of North Avenue must transfer at North Avenue.
Between North Avenue and Camden Yards, trains will operate every 40 minutes. Riders
continuing north or south must transfer at North Avenue or Camden Station.
Between Cromwell Station/Glen Burnie and Camden Yards, trains will operate every 20
minutes. Between BWI Marshall Airport and Camden Yards, trains will operate every 20
minutes. The combined frequency between Linthicum and Camden Yards is 10 minutes.
There will no service to Penn Station. The closest open Light Rail station is University of
All stations are open, but parking lots, sidewalks, stairs, ramps and platforms may be slippery or
partially blocked by snow.
MARC will be running an S schedule on the Penn, Camden and Brunswick lines.
Commuter Bus Routes 410, 411, and 420 will operate REGULAR service. Midday trip „A‟ on
Route 420 will also run.
Routes 310, 320, 915, 929, and 995 are all CANCELED for Tuesday. Park & Ride lots have not
All other Commuter Bus routes will operate on the “S” or "L/S" schedule. Only Trips with an
“S” or “L/S” above the trip number will operate.
*Route 991 riders-please check WMATA‟s website www.wmata.com for information regarding
service and the impact it may have on your commute.