The Light Rail runs north-south between Hunt Valley and Glen Burnie. The University of Baltimore/Mount Royal station is just west of the Fitzgerald Garage and the main campus buildings.
Light Rail tickets cost a flat $1.60 each way.
The free, eco-friendly Charm City Circulator consists of a fleet of 21 hybrid electric vehicles following three routes: the north-south Purple Route (connecting Federal Hill and the Cross Street Market area with Penn Station; this line has the closest stop to UB); the east-west Orange Route (connecting Hollins Market and the B&O Railroad Museum with the Inner Harbor, Harbor East and Fells Point); and the soon-to-come Green Route (tying the Johns Hopkins Hospital with Fells Point and Harbor East). Go here for the full schedule, route maps and other information.
The Metro Subway runs from Owings Mills to Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Maryland State Office Building Metro Subway Station is located four blocks from the UB campus.
UB is one block south of Pennsylvania Station (Amtrak and MARC service) on Charles Street.
MTA All Access College Transit Pass ($39 for students)
You can use the monthly MTA All Access College Transit Pass (must be repurchased every calendar month) for unlimited travel on MTA local Bus, Light Rail, and Metro Subway for just $39 for students. The MTA All Access College Transit Pass cannot be used on MARC train service (see Student Advantage program information for MARC discounts). Students can purchase the MTA All Access College Pass at the University of Baltimore Bursar's Office, 410.837.4848.
Student Advantage Card
You can purchase a Student Advantage membership card for a low, flat fee to get a discount on MARC and Amtrak train tickets. Just present your Student Advantage card and your college photo ID at any staffed MARC station or Amtrak ticket counter. See fare amounts to and from Penn Station when using a Student Advantage membership card.
Zimride is the University of Baltimore's private social network for ridesharing. Have a car? Split the costs by driving with fellow UB community members. Don't have a car? Find a ride where you need to go. You save money, protect the environment and have more fun when you ride. Add your ride today.
Guaranteed Ride Home provides commuters who regularly (twice a week) carpool, vanpool, bike, walk or take transit to work with a FREE and reliable ride home when one of life's unexpected emergencies arise. Commuters may take advantage of this service up to four times a year to get home for unexpected emergencies such as a personal illness or a sick child. Guaranteed Ride Home can also be used for unscheduled overtime when your employer mandates that you must stay late. The service is designed to rescue commuters who are worried about how they'll get home when an emergency arises. Knowing there's a guaranteed ride home allows one to use commuting options like transit and carpools with peace of mind and confidence.
Best of all, this service is FREE. Visit the Guaranteed Ride Home website to find out more.
Absolutely. UB is well served by public transportation options like the MTA Light Rail, Metro Subway and bus system as well as MARC commuter rail, Amtrak and Bolt Bus out of Penn Station, just a block from campus.
5:45 a.m.-9:15 p.m., Monday-Friday
You can pay with VISA, MasterCard or Discover credit cards or with cash. All stations have electronic vending machines that take all forms of payment.
After the shuttle bus stops running, UB community members can request escort service among UB facilities (including parking facilities) from the Department of Public Safety.
MTA's Rate Your Ride service allows transit riders to provide real-time feedback about their ride. Visit the Rate Your Ride page, or send a text to 30802. This service is provided by the Central Maryland Transportation Alliance.
It's called the Charm City Circulator. Check it out.
Zipcar, a car sharing service, operates in midtown Baltimore and has a stop on Maryland Avenue near the UB Student Center and another near Penn Station. Find out more about Zipcar.
Yes. It's called Zimride, and it is available exclusively to UB students, faculty and staff. Find out more about it.
Yes. There is a free service, Guaranteed Ride Home, that provides commuters who regularly (twice a week) carpool, vanpool, bike, walk or take transit to work with a safe and reliable ride home when one of life's unexpected emergencies arise. Commuters may take advantage of this service up to four times a year to get home for unexpected emergencies such as a personal illness or a sick child. Guaranteed Ride Home can also be used for unscheduled overtime when your employer mandates that you must stay late. Visit the Guaranteed Ride Home website to find out more.
You do have options.