Allegany County Transit is an entity of Allegany County Government, a Division in the Department of Public Works, providing public transportation in Allegany County, Maryland.
It is the mission of the Allegany County Transit to support and improve access to public transportation services throughout Allegany County. Allegany County Transit is committed to efficiently and safely deliver transportation services that meet the needs of Allegany County and its citizens. Allegany County and its employees shall seek to serve and meet the public’s needs through Fixed Route and Demand Response (ADA Service) transportation services in a courteous and professional manner at all times.
Allegany County Transit serves Allegany County, Maryland with affordable, efficient, and courteous transportation service. The Transit operates a fixed route bus system and Alltrans, a demand response and ADA Paratransit in Allegany County, Maryland.
Fixed Route Bus Service
The fixed routes bus system operates Monday through Friday. All routes originate in Downtown Cumberland and offer service to LaVale, Frostburg, Frostburg State University Campus, Cresaptown, Midland, Lonaconing, Barton, Westernport and Luke. Bus fare is $2.00 with NO transfer fees. For more information about the Bus Routes click here.
Frostburg State University Service
Allegany County Transit provides transportation to Frostburg State University Students and Facility and the general public, when FSU is in session with the FSU Shuttle. For more information about the FSU Shuttle click here.
Alltrans - ADA Service
Allegany County Transit operates a program called Alltrans. Alltrans operates two components, Demand Response service for the elderly, and the ADA Paratransit service for disabled persons. For more information about Alltrans click here.
By Public Transportation:Take the Red Line Loop 2 from Downtown Cumberland Rose's to the corner Virginia Ave and Elder St, before the "Potomac St & Virginia Ave" Stop Time. Walk one block to the corner of Elder St and, to Lafayette Ave, the facility is the large blue building, please use the Lafayette Ave entrance to the office.
West From Frederick: Take Interstate 70 West to Hancock. At Hancock, take interstate 68 West into Cumberland. Take Exit 43B "Industrial Blvd./Airport". At bottom of exit will be a stop sign. Take a left on Howard St. Then turn right onto S Mechanic St. Continue on to Industrial Blvd. Exit right onto Canal Parkway. Turn left in 1.2 miles onto Elder St onto Elder St. Drive two blocks to the corner of Elder St and, to Lafayette Ave, the facility is the large blue building, please use the Lafayette Ave entrance to the office.
East From Morgantown, WV or Pittsburgh, PA: Take Interstate 68 to Cumberland. Take Exit 43B "Industrial Blvd./Airport". At bottom of exit will be a stop sign. Continue on to Industrial Blvd. Exit right onto Canal Parkway. Turn left in 1.2 miles onto Elder St. Drive two blocks to the corner of Elder St and, to Lafayette Ave, the facility is the large blue building, please use the Lafayette Ave entrance to the office.
For more information about adverting on Allegany County Transit's vehicles call Alliance Publishing (301) 777-1110.
FY 2011 Ridership:
Fixed Route Bus 192,828
Alltrans Program 27,167
FY 2011 Fleet: 12 fixed route buses and 9 paratransit vans
Allegany County Transit (ACT) is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in or denied the benefits of the transit services we offer. This policy is consistent with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
If you believe you have been subjected to unequal treatment because of race, color, or national origin, then you have the right to file a formal complaint. Complaints must be filed within one-hundred-eighty (180) days following alleged discriminatory actions. For more information or to submit a complaint contact us by mail, telephone, or e-mail:
Mrs. Christine Howard, Supervisor
Allegany County Transit
1000 Lafayette Avenue
Cumberland, MD 21502
301 722 6360
- Transportation Development Plan Adopted January 31, 2013
- Title IV Policy
In serving Allegany County’s needs, Allegany County Transit's Procurment staff are dedicated to providing efficient and responsive service, in full compliance with Allegany County Transit’s legal requirements, while upholding the highest ethical and professional standards.
The goal of this site is to assist our vendor community in doing business with Allegany County Transit by providing information and access to current solicitations.
Allegany County advertises all solicitations (Invitations to Bid and Requests for Proposals) over $10,000 on this website. Any solicitation over $100,000 dollars will also be advertised in the Times-News, and eMaryland Marketplace.
No Items are being procured at this time. To be added to the vendor list for future business opportunities, please call Siera Wigfield at 301-722-6360.