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Mayor Young, Director Steve Sharkey announce suspension, to take effect Monday, April 6

BALTIMORE, MD.  — Today, the Baltimore City Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the Harbor Connector maritime commuter services will be suspended, beginning Monday, April 6. Mayor Young issued the following statement:

“This change further encourages residents to stay at home as much as possible, and to practice social distancing when commuting,” Mayor Young said. “I support Director Steve Sharkey’s decision, and know he and his team are working hard to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.”

Since March 16, the Harbor Connector had already seen a 90% drop in ridership. For additional information on DOT modified services, please click here. 


This And All Public Meetings are Cancelled Until Futher Notice

Mayor Unveils Citywide Website With COVID-19 Resources Website represents multi-agency approach to information gathering, one-stop-shop for residents

BALTIMORE, MD.  — Today, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced the release of a new City website dedicated to COVID-19. Mayor Young issued the following statement:

“As we continue to work across the City to provide essential services for residents while also protecting their health and well-being, we know that centralizing critical information is key to our efforts,” Mayor Young said. “We can’t let misinformation and rumors lead people to make poor decisions about their health and this virus.”

The website includes information on the City’s food distribution and resource efforts, clinical guidance for healthcare providers, and downloadable infographics for sharing on social media. The site also includes resources and links for residents looking to volunteer or donate to people or organizations in need.

The website represents the next step in the City’s communications strategy to blanket Baltimore with information and resources about COVID-19 for residents.

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Charm City Circulator Institutes New Boarding Procedures in Response to COVID-19

(March 17, 2020) – To support the City’s efforts to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus,  starting Wednesday, March 18th, all non-disabled  passengers will be directed to board through the rear doors of the bus to limit close contact between passengers and drivers.  We also ask that non-disabled passengers exit the vehicle from the rear doors. Please allow passengers to de-board before boarding the bus.  Disabled passengers will be allowed to board at the front doors. We thank you for your on-going  support as we continue to adapt our service to meet the needs and safety of the community. 


Para apoyar los esfuerzos de la Ciudad para limitar la propagación del virus COVID-19, a partir del miércoles 18 de marzo, todos los pasajeros no discapacitados deberán abordar a través de las puertas traseras del autobús para limitar el contacto cercano entre los pasajeros y los conductores. También pedimos que los pasajeros no discapacitados salgan del vehículo por las puertas traseras. Permita que los pasajeros se bajen antes de abordar el autobús. Los pasajeros discapacitados podrán abordar en las puertas de entrada. Le agradecemos su continuo apoyo mientras continuamos adaptando nuestro servicio para satisfacer las necesidades y la seguridad de la comunidad.