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VanGO Request for Public Assistance

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VanGO Request for Public Assistance

Department: 
Department of Planning and Growth Management
Type of Notice: 
Public Notice
Date Posted: 
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 11:54am

PUBLIC NOTICE

VanGO, Charles County’s public transit system, located in Charles County, Maryland is applying to the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration for financial assistance for the development of a new route serving Waldorf, Brandywine Crossing and the new Waldorf Senior and Recreation Center.  Charles County is requesting $732,813 for fiscal years 2020 through 2022 for operating assistance for this new route.

Charles County plans to provide the service as follows:

Currently in the planning stage, a new route would operate from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm starting from the VanGO Waldorf transfer point northbound to Brandywine Crossing then southbound to the new Senior and Recreation center in Waldorf then back to the Waldorf transfer point.  The new route would provide service to employment and medical centers along Western Parkway, Old Washington Avenue and Brandywine Crossing.  Additionally, connections to Prince George’s County The Bus Route 36 will be enhanced. 

The detailed service plan is available for review at 200 Baltimore Street, La Plata, Maryland from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.  Any private citizen, public or private transit or paratransit operator requesting a public hearing, wishing additional information or desiring to submit comments on the project applied for or on the performance of VanGO may be obtained by calling 301-645-0642.

Upon request, Transit staff will schedule a public hearing regarding this matter.  Requests or comments should be submitted in writing no later than April 12, 2019 at 4:00 PM to:

Charles County Department of Planning and Growth Management

Attn: Mr. Robert Romero

Transit Development Administrator

200 Baltimore Street

La Plata, MD  20646

Charles County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.