St. Mary’s Transit System

LEONARDTOWN, Md. – The Department of Public Works & Transportation is requesting federal and state operating and capital grants to fund St. Mary’s Transit System (STS), the locally operated public transit system.

Grant requests include $3,228,210 in Federal/State operating funding for the 2023 fiscal year. These grants include allocations to fund capital projects ($443,155), the Statewide Specialized Transportation Assistance Program (SSTAP) ($190,003) as enacted by the Maryland General Assembly, ADA ($203,084), Sunday bus services ($104,287), and Public transit program ($2,287,781) Section 5311 of the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964 and Section 5307 Urban program. The grants will require local match funds from the Department of Social Services and St. Mary’s County Government.

Upon request, County staff will schedule a public hearing regarding this matter. Requests for a public hearing must be submitted in writing no later than Feb. 11, 2022, at 4:30 p.m. to:

Department of Public Works & Transportation

Attn: Beth Walker

44829 St. Andrews Church Rd

PO Box 409

California MD, 20619

For more information, please call 301-475-4200, ext. 1120.

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  1. a request for STS: Maryland Day is observed twice a year, once in St Marys City (weekend) & once on its day, at Coltons Point. The island is no where near the size it once was. There should be a shuttle available to Coltons Point, the day of, at the event. The STS gets no where near coltons point. Just for the 1 day, there should be transportation to the actual event where Maryland Day takes place. why does this have to be requested?

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