Baltimore County launches Towson Loop

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski recently announced the launch of the county’s first free public transit service, the Transit Loop. 

In a move to relieve the crowded streets of Towson and fulfill a promise made during the campaign, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski recently announced the start of the Towson Loop. The loop is a free mass public transit bus network meant to provide transit service to Towson’s core destinations and main attractions.

Baltimore County Executive- elect Johnny O Jr. (photo source: twitter)

According to the press release: 

“I could not be more proud to finally bring this much-needed, long-promised, free transit service that will better connect our residents with the places they live, work, study, and play,” Olszewski said. “Expanding access to easy, efficient, reliable transit is an essential element in our vision for a better Baltimore County. This is a major step in our efforts to build a stronger local transit system that will carry Baltimore County into the future.”

The Towson Loop will operate on two routes: the north-south Purple Loop route and the east-west Orange Loop.

These routes complement existing MTA service and better connect residents with surrounding major anchors, including Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Goucher College, Sheppard Pratt Health Systems, St. Joseph Medical Center and Towson University, as well as popular retail destinations such as The Shops at Kenilworth, Towson Town Center, and Towson Place.

The Towson Loop will run every 15 to 20 minutes during the following hours of operation:

  • Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to midnight.
  • Saturday, 10 a.m. to midnight.

Read Baltimore County’s full press release.