News Release, St. Mary’s County Public Information Office

Leonardtown, MD –St. Mary’s Transit System (STS) will begin offering a new express bus service in the Great Mills/California area and will also launch a Sunday service to Leonardtown.

St. Mary’s Transit System (STS) will begin providing services for an express Great Mills Route Service beginning Monday, July 29, 2019. The Great Mills Route will operate Monday through Friday and originate at Tulagi Place beginning at 6:30 a.m. and will run until 6:23 p.m. This route will service housing areas from Lexwood to First Colony shopping center. There will be stops at the major shopping centers along with flag stops in the Great Mills and California area including Victory Woods every hour.

Beginning July 28, 2019, the St. Mary’s Transit System (STS) Leonardtown Route will offer Sunday service from 6 a.m. to 8:53 p.m. Originating at the First Colony Shopping Center,this route will link to the St. Mary’s Marketplace, then Route 235/Three Notch Road north to Route 245/ Leonardtown Hollywood Road, and then to downtown Leonardtown, the Historic Leonardtown Wharf, and back to First Colony Shopping Center.The service’s first day, Sunday, July 28, will be free for passengers to try out the new STS Leonardtown Sunday Route.

Persons needing ADA paratransit service transportation can contact the STS dispatcher for application information at 301-475-4200 ext. 71120 or 71121.

For more information on our bus schedules and routes, please visit the St. Mary’s County Department of Public Works & Transportation website at or call 301-475-4200, extension 71120

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