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Announcement - June 5, 2020
Cecil Transit will begin a phased approach for resuming regular transit services beginning on Monday, June 8th. The safety of our passengers and staff is paramount and, as such, regular cleaning and disinfecting of all vehicles will continue. The number of passengers per vehicle will continue to be limited based on vehicle size and passengers are asked to adhere to seat markings in order to maintain social distancing recommendations. Drivers and passengers are required to wear face coverings during boarding, alighting and while riding public transit. For touch free fares, it is recommended that passengers download the CecilGO! application on their smartphone to purchase, store and activate bus passes.
Specific Route Information is listed below:
- Route 1: Glasgow Connection resumes regular weekday service on Monday, June 8th. Advance reservations are not required.
- Route 2: Cross County Connection (combination of the former Perryville and Mid-County Connections) will operate until 9:04 when the route will end at 9:04 PM at the Acme in the Big Elk Mall.
- Route 4: Elkton-Newark Connection will resume its normal schedule except it will end at 8:52 PM at the Chesapeake Blvd.-MVA stop.
- Route 5: Commuter Connection service remains suspended.
- Demand Response services are available. Call 410-996-5295, Option 2 to make a reservation by no later than 2 PM the day prior to your trip.
- Saturday service remains suspended.
Thank you for your cooperation and patience as we continue to return to normal.
Notice - Taxi Voucher Program
Participants may purchase an unlimited amount of vouchers during the month of June. Keep in mind there is a limited supply remaining and it may run out before the end of the fiscal year. All vouchers purchased this month must be used by 6/30/20. Please keep in mind that voucher cannot be refunded. Contact the Transit Coordinator for additional order forms.
We ask that TVP participants mail in their order form and payment. Participants must make an appointment if they intend to visit the Finance Department in-person.
Glasgow Connection Route #1 - Saturday Service Temporarily Suspended - March 25, 2020
The Glasgow Connection is a fixed route public transportation for all ages servicing the town of Elkton to People's Plaza in Glasgow, DE. The route begins at 5:30 AM and ends at 6:15 PM, Monday through Saturday.
Cross-County Connection Route #2 - Saturday Service Temporarily Suspended - March 25, 2020
The Cross-County Connection is fixed route public transportation for all ages servicing the towns of Elkton, North East, Perryville, The MARC Train, Perry Point V.A., and Cecil College in North East and Elkton. The route begins at 5:30 AM and ends at 10:07 PM. Monday through Friday with a modified Saturday Schedule. This route was designed to combine the previous Perryville and Mid County Connections.
Elkton-Newark Connection Route #4 - Saturday Service Temporarily Suspended - Starting March 25, 2020
The Elkton - Newark Connection is fixed route transportation for all ages servicing the town of Elkton, Glasgow, DE, Newark Industrial Park, Four Seasons Plaza, Newark Park & Ride, Newark Train Station, Newark Transit Hub and the Rt. 279 corridor including the Elkton Library & Cecil College Elkton Station. This route operates Monday through Friday from 6 AM to 10 PM.
Commuter Connection #5 - Temporarily Suspended - Starting March 19, 2020
The Commuter Connection is fixed route transportation for all ages connecting the Marc Rail Station in Perryville to the Septa Rail Station in Newark, with a park n' ride at the Cecil College North East campus. This route operates Monday through Friday from 5:25 AM to 9:07 PM.
|General Public||Reduced Fare*|
*Reduced fare is available for riders over 60, those with a Medicare card, or those with a mobility pass from another agency. Please have the corresponding ID ready to show the driver for verification.
**Up to two children under 46" can ride for free with a fare-paying adult.
NOTICE: Fixed Route Deviations
Deviations may be made up to ¾ mile upon request. All deviations must be scheduled at least one hour prior to pickup and no more than one business day prior. A total fare of $4.00 will apply for each deviation, up to $8.00 if a rider arranges a deviated pick-up and drop-off. To request a deviation call 410-996-5295 #2 Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM-3:30 PM. Demand Response Service may be used in lieu of fixed route services.
Taxi Voucher Program
This program supplements the cost of taxi services for senior citizens, people with disabilities and low income individuals.
· Taxi Voucher Program User Guide
· Taxi Voucher Application Form
· Income Certification Form
· Disability Verification Form
On Demand Response
This is a countywide, origin-to-destination transit service for all ages, which must be scheduled in advance. The On Demand Response operates Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 4 PM, on a first come, first served basis.
Exceptions to our bus service includes County Government holidays and severe inclement weather.
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 Cecil Transit at 410-996-5295 #2.
Title VI - ADA 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. All buses in our fleet are accessible. 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
Human Service Providers
• CCHD Medical Transportation
**Service animals trained to assist an individual in living independently are permitted on board transit vehicles. Pets must be in an industry approved carrier.
**If a passenger requires modification of any of Cecil Transit policies to accommodate their disability, they may request such a modification by contacting 410-996-5295, Option #2. Cecil Transit will work with individuals to find an accommodation solution.
**Flammable/Combustible objects are not allowed to be transported on the buses with exception of respirators, concentrators or portable oxygen tanks for ADA passengers.
Mission Statement: Cecil Transit oversees all county transit operations through the implementation of a fixed route and demand response bus service and the Rural Transportation Initiative which includes the Taxi Voucher Program and the Veteran’s Bus Pass Program. Cecil Transit’s fixed route bus system offers connecting service to Aberdeen, Havre de Grace, Perryville, Charlestown, North East, Elkton, Newark and Glasgow. Cecil Transit also provides transportation services connecting qualified individuals to job placement and training through a contractual agreement with the local Department of Social Services.