USTAR (Upper Shore Take-A-Ride) is a rural transportation program operated by Upper Shore Aging, Inc., serving Kent, Talbot and Caroline counties, Maryland. It is the only multi-jurisdictional transportation enterprise operated in Maryland. USTAR supports the various programs of Upper Shore Aging, and directly provides for the transportation needs of the elderly and disabled persons of the service area, as well as the general public. The program also provides for the transportation needs of Medical Assistance clients, and coordinates services with other social service agencies.
Shore Transit, a division of the Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland, is the public transit agency for the Maryland lower eastern shore counties of Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester. Shore Transit offers public transportation via fixed route and origin-to-destination services.
Partners in Care based in Talbot County offers a volunteer-based ‘time bank” transportation program to its members, who are age 60 and over. Contact: Pam O'Brien, Site Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org.
A fixed route service. MUST is a collaborative effort between Delmarva Community Transit and Queen Anne’s County, County Ride. Special services are available for persons unable to use the regional fixed routes. Contact your local transportation provider for trip availability.
Route 950 serves Kent Island of Queen Anne’s County.
Toll Free: 1-866-RIDE-MTA (1-866-743-3682)
Home Ports is based in Kent County and provides services to its members, who are age 55 and over. There is a fee to be a member. Services include referrals to a vetted list of transportation providers for local and regional transportation needs. Limited volunteer-based transportation services may also be available.
County Ride is the public transit system for Queen Anne's County and is operated under the Department of Aging. The County Ride team is committed to assisting and increasing the transportation and mobility options of our county residents. The staff is committed to providing quality transit service for the general public and specialized services for seniors and persons with disabilities who are unable to use the fixed-route public system.
One Stops are located in Caroline (410-479-3867), Dorchester (410-221-1910), and Kent (410-778-5187) counties and provide one place for information and assistance about transportation solutions as well as information and assistance to access community agencies and people who may be able to help with other problems one might face. One Stops can make phone calls, assist with paperwork and locate resources, all under one roof. This service is free. Please ask to speak to “One Stop” for help. For Spanish line, dial 410-490-1696 for assistance.