Help us improve the RTA’s Fixed Route and Paratransit System!

RTA's Riders’ Advisory Council is a forum and voice for residents, workers, students, seniors, and persons with disabilities.


Welcome to RTA

DID YOU KNOW? Seniors 60+ and Persons with a Disability Ride Fixed Route for FREE! To board, show a valid Government I.D. (State Driver’s License, State I.D., Passport or Medicare Card)


“It is such a blessing to have RTA transit.  I am truthful in saying that the service is so much appreciated.  RTA is a life line. Thanks to the dispatchers, hardworking telephone operators and drivers.  They are attentive, kind and sincere.”



County Executive Ball Announces Free RTA Bus Rides through Christmas Eve

ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County Executive Calvin Ball today announced a new holiday gift for travelers in Howard County…

How Are We Doing?

My husband and I have been riding RTA Mobility since 2015 and we are very pleased with the service and excellent care they provide! You have special drivers, dispatch workers, call center staff and personnel that go beyond to meet our needs.  My first experience to obtain certification as an RTA Mobility Rider was extremely professional and very caring. I highly recommend this service.

– Ms. Peggy, RTA Mobility Rider