Alternative Commuting

RideSmart Solutions is your guide to alternative transportation options in Prince George's County. We provide FREE information and benefit programs for bus service, rail lines, carpooling, vanpooling and telecommuting as well as Employer specialized programs. RideSmart provides comprehensive programs backed by the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, your state and local governments and several other transportation organizations, all working together to improve commuting in and around the region.

Prince George's County works closely with the Commuter Connections program to help promote transportation alternatives and connect commuters to jobs, education, shopping, healthcare, and other important destinations, while reducing auto emissions and traffic congestion. We want to make sure you have all the resources needed in order to successfully enjoy making alternative modes of transportation your main source of traveling.

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Central Maryland Regional Transit

 Central Maryland Regional Transit (CMRT) is a general public transportation service providing fixed route service in the greater Laurel area. CMRT operates several routes in and around Laurel. For specific route and schedule information, please call 800-270-9553 or visit their website at:


MARC is a 187-mile commuter rail system that provides daily service through Prince George's County to Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Managed by the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA), MARC runs more than 80 trains per workday, serving over 200,000 people each week.

There are 40 stations along three different lines served by MARC. The Brunswick line runs between Washington, D.C. and Martinsburg, West Virginia; the Camden line runs between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland; and the Penn line runs between Washington, D.C. and Perryville, Maryland. Prince George's County is served by five MARC stations along the Camden line (College Park, Greenbelt, Muirkirk, Laurel, and Riverdale), and three MARC stations along the Penn line (New Carrollton, Seabrook, and Bowie).