MTA expands transit options for busy weekend in Baltimore: Extra light rail service and shuttle buses to facilitate travel
BALTIMORE, MD (WBFF) — The Maryland Transit Administration is helping Marylanders get to all the exciting activities in Baltimore this weekend.
Transportation departments in Maryland are expecting heavy ridership for the Orioles playoff game, Billy Joel / Stevie Nicks concert at M&T Bank Stadium and Carin Leon at the CFG arena.
Therefore MTA will be using all available Light Rail vehicles plus supplementing them with express shuttle buses.
Metro Subway is another great option to get to the weekend’s events.
MTA is encouraging everyone to arrive early and stay late to enjoy all the city has to offer and avoid the crowds.
In addition to regular Light Rail service, MTA will operate supplemental Express Shuttle buses from Glen Burnie/Cromwell and Timonium Fairgrounds.
On Saturday, Express Shuttle buses to Glen Burnie/Cromwell and Timonium Fairgrounds to Camden Yards will begin at 8:00 a.m. and will continue through midnight.
Officials say travelers can easily access Camdem Yards and M&T Bank Stadium from this stop.
Light Rail will operate for one hour after the Billy Joel/Stevie Nicks at M&T Bank Stadium concert ends. Express Shuttle buses also will run from Camden Yards to Glen Burnie/Cromwell and Timonium Fairgrounds.
On Sunday, Express Shuttle buses from Glen Burnie/Cromwell and Timonium Fairgrounds to Camden Yards will begin at 11:30 a.m..
Officials say after the game ends, Light Rail service will operate for one hour. Express Shuttle buses also will run from Camden Yards to Glen Burnie/Cromwell and Timonium Fairgrounds.
Riders can plan their trip at mta.maryland.gov.
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