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. To be added to the vendor list for future business opportunities, please call Siera Wigfield at 301-722-6360.
Heavy Duty Mobil Bus Lift System: The Allegany County Board of Commissioners is soliciting competitive sealed bids from qualified Contractors for the Heavy Duty Mobile Lift System for Allegany County Transit.
Bids should be typed or submitted in ink and returned in a sealed container with “ACT-13-01 Heavy Duty Mobile Lifts” and Company Name marked on the outside. Bids will be received until 3:00 P.M. local time on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 by its Administrator, in the County Office Complex, 701 Kelly Road, Suite 405, Cumberland, Maryland 21502. Bids will be publicly opened and read at 3:00 P.M in the County Commissioners’ Meeting Room 100, 701 Kelly Road, Cumberland, Maryland 21502. Any bid received after this date and time will not be accepted. Apparent bid results will be available the following business day on our website gov.allconet.org.
Questions regarding bids should be directed to Siera Wigfield, Transportation Planner, firstname.lastname@example.org, 1000 Lafayette Avenue, Cumberland, Maryland 21502 or by calling 301-722-6360, no later than Tuesday, July 23, 2013.
All bids should be submitted in duplicate. Bids are legal and binding upon the bidder when submitted. This project is being 80% funded by Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant funds; therefore, FTA provisions apply. The written bid documents supersede any verbal or written prior communications between the parties.
Award will be made to the Contractor submitting the lowest responsive meeting all requirements in the invitation for bid. Allegany County reserves the right to reject any or all bids to waive technicalities. Bids may be split or awarded in entirety.
Award notification will be posted after award on the County website, gov.allconet.org.
Allegany County does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to its programs or activities. Any requests for reasonable accommodations required by individuals to fully participate in any open meeting, program or activity of Allegany County Government should be directed to Siera Wigfield, Transportation Planner, 301-722-6360.
We look forward to your bid and appreciate your interest in Allegany County.
Distribution List June 29, 2013 (pdf)
Inviations for Bids: Heavy Duty Mobile Lifts 2013 June 29 (pdf)
Addendum No. 1 July 3, 2013 (pdf)
Addendum No. 2 July 15, 2013 (pdf)
Apparent Bid Results Posted July 31, 2013(pdf)