Carroll Transit System of Carroll County, Maryland
Operated by Ride With Us

Carroll Transit System provides services in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Vehicles are wheelchair accessible.




Carroll Transit System (CTS) is Carroll’s countywide public transit program.  CTS provides two types of public transit:

All fares must be paid at the time of boarding the vehicle and the exact fare is required. Drivers are unable to issue change. Fares may be paid by cash or Carroll Transit System tickets.


To learn more about purchasing Carroll Transit System tickets, please call 410-363-0622 or email:

TrailBlazer Route Service

Carroll Transit System, operated by Ride With Us, offers six TrailBlazer deviated fixed routes*. The TrailBlazers generally operate Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Additionally, the Westminster TrailBlazer routes run Saturdays from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (check individual routes for actual times).


Fares for TrailBlazer routes are as follows:

You do not need to schedule a ride or register for the TrailBlazer Route Service. Simply arrive at the stop most convenient for you at the scheduled pick-up times, which can be found on the schedules below:

*Deviated Routes. A deviation may be requested within 3/4 mile of a route for either a pick up or drop off.  Please call
410-363-0622 between 7:00am and 5:00pm at least one (1) business day in advance of your requested deviation.
There is a $1.00 additional charge for this service. 

Demand Response Service

Carroll Transit System, operated by Ride With Us, offers a door to door service, called Demand Response Service . The pick-up and drop-off locations must be within Carroll County. Reservations for Dialysis, Radiation, Day Programs, and employment may be scheduled for up to six (6) weeks in advance. Reservations for routine Doctors’ appointments and education may be scheduled up to four (4) weeks in advance. Other trips or appointments can be scheduled two (2) weeks in advance. To schedule your trip, it is recommended that you make your appointment as soon as possible. Trips may be scheduled one (1) business day in advance of the time requested; however availability is limited and space/time may not be available.

To make a reservation for Demand Response Service, please call 410-363-0622 or email Riders must be registered with Carroll Transit System to schedule a Demand Response ride. Fares for Demand Response Service are calculated by zone based ride distance and are as follows:


$4.00 for 0-5 mile zone | $6.00 for 6-10 mile zone | $7.00 for 11-15 mile zone
$8.00 for 16-20 mile zone | $9.00 for 21-25 mile zone

Carroll Transit System College Bus Pass

Carroll Transit System, Operated by Ride With Us, offers two bus pass options to college students attending Carroll Community College and McDaniel College.

College Bus Passes can be purchased at the Carroll Transit System office located at 1300 Old Meadow Branch Road, Westminster, MD 21158. For questions, please call 410-363-0622 or email


Click here to download the College Bus Pass application .


Carroll County Maryland Government