Washington, DC & Baltimore Area Links

Created 6/20/05; Updated 12/3/16

This page is designed to give you a further background on the Washington and Baltimore areas.

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Official homepage of Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority. Administers 6 heavy rail lines and the bus system.

DC Streetcar is a private entity. Currently one streetcar line is running H Street and Benning Road.

Official homepage of Virginia Railway Express, the commuter railroad that serves two routes out of Washington, DC south to Manassas and Fredericksburg.

Official homepage of MARC, the commuter railroad run by Maryland Transportation Administration. Four routes eminate from Washington, DC's Union Station. Two go to different parts of the city of Baltimore. One goes to Frederick, and the other goes to Brunswick, with less frequent service continuing to Martinsburg, WV.

Official homepage of Maryland Transit Administration, better known as the MTA. They run local buses in the Baltimore area, commuter buses to both Baltimore and Washington DC, MARC commuter trains, light rail, and heavy rail Metro.

Official homepage of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation. Amtrak has a hub in Washington, DC, served by its Regionals and Acela Express along the Northeast Corridor, as well as long distance trains to the Southeast and the Midwest. Baltimore is also a major stop on the Northeast Corridor for Regionals, Acela, and long distance trains.