About USG
Public Transportation

Shuttle Service

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Tired of fighting beltway traffic? Want a greener way to travel? Well, we have a shuttle service from Shady Grove to College Park. Please check out the following link for more information and times:Shuttle Bus

Inside BusClick here to sign-up for text alerts and e-mails regarding delays and cancellations for the USG/College Park Shuttle. If you already have a USG Alert account just log in and add this message group to your account.


Montgomery County's Ride-on Bus System

This system is tightly integrated with the Metrorail, Metrobus and MARC commuter rail systems.

Route 43 - Shady Grove-Traville Transit Center-Fallsgrove Center
Route 66
- Shady Grove-Traville Transit Center
Route 67
- Shady Grove-Traville Transit Center

For specific route information please go to Ride-On web site or call 240.777.7433.


  • Montgomery Taxicab   301-926-9306  
    15858 Somerville Drive, Rockville, MD 20855 (3.60 miles away)
  • Action Taxicab   240-552-9403  
    15805 Peramount Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20877 (3.81 miles away)
  • Orange Taxi   301-912-0000  
    11565 Old Germantown Road, Rockville, MD 20852 (6.05 miles away)
  • Regency Cab Inc.   301-990-9000  
    8201 Snouffer School Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20879 (7.72 miles away)

MetroRail and MetroBus Systems

For information on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's Metrorail and Metrobus services, please click here for maps and schedules.

Get instant transit information and point-to-point directions using the RideGuide, the interactive trip planning service for the Metrorail and Metrobus systems. You can also call Metro for more information at 202.637.7000.

Metro Directions from College Park, Md. to USG:

  • Depart from the College Park/University of Maryland Metro Station (Green Line).
  • Transfer at the Fort Totten Metro Station and follow the Red Line to the Shady Grove Metro Station.
  • Transfer to the RO43 Ride-on Bus, which goes directly to (USG).


Students and visitors may also use the MARC Commuter Rail coming from Baltimore and points west (West Virginia and Frederick, MD area). Click here see the following for specific schedules and maps.

Air Travel

Three major airports service the Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Metrorail, bus and MARC Train services are available from each of the major airports.

Other Public Transportation Resources

Montgomery County, Maryland Public Works and Transportation www.dpwt.com
Maryland Mass Transit Administration

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