Cecil Transit Bus

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The Cecil Transit office is located at 200 Chesapeake Blvd. in Elkton.

To contact us please call 410.996.5295.

Visit thier website HERE.

Perryville Connection

1 – WHERE DO I START? • Call Cecil Transit at (410)996-5295 and press option #2 • Tell us where you are and where you would like to go • You will receive personalized trip information including the bus routes you will need to use and the times that they operate. • Bus schedules are available at our office (200 Chesapeake Blvd., Elkton, MD) or on-line at www.ceciltransit.com • If you are not near one of our bus stops, ask our transit personnel to find the bus stop closest to you. • Riders must be visible at bus stops. Bus stop signs mark each designated stop along our routes. Stand IN CLEAR VIEW and indicate that you wish to board. • The bus has a 10 minute grace period. It’s a good idea to arrive at the bus stop 10 minutes prior to the time listed on the schedule. Certain conditions may cause the bus to run late at times – please allow 10 minutes before calling the office.

2 – boarding the bus • Do not board the bus until all passengers leaving have exited. • Have your cash fare or bus pass ready BEFORE you board the bus. • As you board you will notice a fare box. If you are paying with cash place EXACT CHANGE ONLY in the box. • We accept coins and dollar bills. We only accept pennies if they are rolled. • If you would like to purchase a bus pass ask the driver before paying your fare. To be eligible for the reduced fare you must present a Cecil Transit Mobility/Reduced fare pass, a Medicare Card or a disability pass from another transit system. For information on how to apply for a Cecil Transit Mobility/Reduced Fare Pass call 410-996-5295 #3. • The seats at the front of the bus are reserved for elderly and disabled riders, so please observe this rule when boarding. Our drivers put riders’ safety and security first. They are courteous and ready to answer any questions about “The Bus” & bus schedule.

3 – riding the bus • Let the driver know what stop you want when boarding. • Be aware of where the bus is on the route. • Pay attention to landmarks around your stop so you do not miss your destination. • Make sure to listen to any announcements that the driver gives. • Alert the driver in the event that you would like to get off at a “call in stop” or “request upon boarding” stop. • Pull yellow cord to alert driver that you are getting off at the next scheduled stop. • Wait until the bus comes to a complete stop before departing the bus. • Deviations may be made up to ¾ of a mile and must be scheduled in advance by calling the transit office at 410-996-5295 #2. • A total fare of $4.00 will apply for each deviation.

4 – using the wheelchair lift • Wait for the lift to be lowered. The driver will tell you when the lift is ready for you to board. If you need assistance boarding the lift please notify the driver. • Once on the bus, pay your fare and proceed to the area designated for wheelchairs. The driver will secure the wheelchair using the restraint system. • If you are using a scooter you may asked if you are able to transfer into a bus seat. All wheelchairs/scooters must be secured using the restraint system in the bus. • Tell the driver what stop you want when you board the bus. • When bus arrives at your destination, wait for the bus to come to a complete stop and for the driver to release all safety restraints; then board the lift. “THE BUS” FARES – EXACT CHANGE ONLY GLASGOW & PERRYVILLE CONNECTIONS

General Public (one way trip) $2.00  BUS PASS (12 TRIPS) $20.00 

Seniors $1.00  Senior Bus Pass (12 TRIPS) $10.00

Disabled (w/pass or Medicare card) $1.00                                         Bus Pass (12TRIPS)  $10.00

Children (under 46” w/fare paying adult; max of 2 children) FREE

Route Deviation – up to ¾ mile $4.00

 

Travel Training
Cecil Transit provides free travel training to groups or individuals (of all ages) in need of instruction on using public transportation. The training includes an explanation of bus routes, bus stops, bus schedules and rider 
safety plus "on-site" instruction on Fixed Route.

If you are unfamiliar with using public transportation, have to make new journeys, or if you have difficulty getting around due to a disability or an illness, please call Community Transit at 410.996.5295 #3 and ask to speak with our Transit Coordinator, Kristen Najera.

Non-Discrimination Policy                                                                                                                                         Cecil Transit 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 1964 Civil Rights Act.  If you believe you have been subjected to unequal treatment because of race, color, or national origin, you have the right to file a formal complaint.  Complaints may be filed within one hundred-eighty (180) days following the date of the alleged discriminatory action.  For additional information or to file a complaint contact:  Cecil County Government, Department of  Human Resources, 200 Chesapeake Blvd., Elkton, MD 21921, 410-996-5250