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February, 2010

  •   Phase II of the Snow Emergency Plan is Now in Effect.
    Friday, February 05
    The Baltimore City Department of Transportation today announced that Phase I of the Snow Emergency Plan has been implemented in Baltimore City. This means that all vehicles traveling on city roadways must be equipped with snow tires, all season radials or chains. In addition, Phase II of the Snow...
  •   Service Alert: Service to stop operation at 6:00pm, Friday, February 5.
    Thursday, February 04
    Service Alert: Due to weather forecasts of heavy snow accumulation, the Circulator will suspend service at 6:00pm, Friday, February 5. There will be no service provided Saturday, February 6. Sunday, Circulator service will be determined.
  •   Charm City Circulator Successes!
    Tuesday, February 02
    The Charm City Circulator began service on January 11th, and since then, we have achieved some things that we are rather proud of! We are averaging over 1,200 passengers daily on the newly-launched Orange Route and on February 1st, our 25,000th passenger took their fare-free ride around Downtown....

January, 2010

  •   Service Alert: Temporary Route Change, January 29.
    Friday, January 29
    click to enlarge Due to street closures along both Lombard and Pratt Streets, the Charm City Circulator will run a modified route. Please note, for January 29, 2010 only, there will be no service along Lombard and Pratt Streets, east of Green Street and west of Market Place. Service will NOT be...
  •   After Two Weeks, the Circulator is Charmed!
    Thursday, January 28
    In the two weeks since its debut, Baltimore’s Charm City Circulator has proven to be a huge success for residents, employees and tourists traveling in the busy downtown district – averaging more than 1,200 riders per day and meeting the promised 10 minute headway! The Charm City Circulator is a...
  •   Service Alert: Street Closures around downtown, Friday, January 29th.
    Thursday, January 28
    On Friday, January 29, President Obama will be attending an event at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel.  Street closures in and around downtown are planned, but due to the need for increased security, the exact timing of the visit and specific street closures are not being made...
  •   Mayor Dixon Announces Launch of the Charm City Circulator's Orange Route
    Thursday, January 14
        Mayor Sheila Dixon was joined by Baltimore City Department of Transportation Director Alfred H. Foxx and business, tourism and community leaders for a ribbon cutting ceremony to launch the new Charm City Circulator’s Orange Route. The Charm City Circulator is a fleet of 21 eco-...
  •   Thanks for Joining us on New Year's Eve!
    Wednesday, January 06
    New Years Eve, December 31, 2009 Thanks for joining us as we began celebrating the 11 day countdown to the launch of the Orange Route in Baltimore City. Despite the weather, supporters came out to see the new bus. Continue to look for the Circulator in different downtown locations up until the...

December, 2009

  •   11 Days of the Charm City Circulator
    Wednesday, December 30
    Celebrate with us as we countdown to the launch of Baltimore's new and free shuttle. Making it's debut on January 11, 2010, the Orange Route will be the first of three routes in service. To kick off this exciting event, buses will be located at various locations through out the city beginning New...
  •   Dedicated Bus Lanes Take Effect Today
    Monday, December 28
    The Baltimore City Department of Transportation today announced that the dedicated bus lanes in downtown Baltimore are now in effect today, Monday, December 28, 2009. In order to improve transit services for the citizens of Baltimore, dedicated bus lanes were installed along Lombard and Pratt...