St. Mary’s Transit System (STS) has earned the 2017 Community Engagement Award presented by the Transportation Association of Maryland (TAM).
The nomination, provided by Tri-Couny Council of Southern Maryland’s Nicky Pires, commended the county for “going above and beyond being a transit agency.”
Pires said in St. Mary’s County Press Release:
Each year in May, as a community event during National Transportation Week, STS demonstrates passenger appreciation by offering discount days for veterans, $1 a day rides and distributing STS promotional items.
Additional efforts made by STS this year:
- Dump the Pump event
- Stuff the Bus event
- Donation of over 2,000 lbs dry good items, baby diapers, baby products
- Connections with Charles and Calvert County transit systems
- Implementation of Wheelchair securement training for the human service non-profits