GETTING AROUND



Commuter

Point East Shuttle

You relax, we drive!

Equipped with FREE Wi-Fi and Live tracking through the TransLoc App, the brand new peak time POINT EAST SHUTTLE service is available for commuters to Harbor East and Harbor Point.  The Shuttle offers stops at Horseshoe Casino ($50/month includes parking), Camden Station (Free with valid transit pass) or Pratt Street ($20/month excludes parking, Free with valid Transit pass) to Harbor East and Harbor Point.  Ideal for commuters from I-95 S, MARC and Light Rail users, or Exelon employees wishing to keep their existing parking space and shuttle down to Harbor Point.  Click here to see route maps and timing.  Sign Up now!

This shuttle is brought to you in partnership with Waterfront Partnership, Baltimore City Department of Transportation, and Horseshoe Casino. Email transportation@waterfrontpartnership.org with any questions or concerns regarding this service.

 

Benefits:

  • Save money!

  • Relax!

  • Bypass Traffic!

Switching to an alternative mode of transit?

Need to get home unexpectedly? Get to a meeting? Stay late at the office? Not a problem!

Guaranteed Ride Home

There’s no need to worry about getting stuck at the office! If you take an alternative form of transit at least two times per week, you are eligible for a free ride home up to four times per year in a transit vehicle, taxi, or rental car. For more information and to register, click here.

ZipCar

ZipCar has convenient stations for Harbor East and Harbor Point employees to check out a car for a business meeting across town. Click here to learn more and to sign up.

 

Benefits:

  • Peace of Mind

  • Time

Commuter Bus

MTA Commuter Bus Services from Bel Air, Havre de Grace, Aberdeen, Columbia and Jessup bring commuters to Baltimore. Services Monday-Friday generally peak periods. All routes serve downtown Baltimore where you can catch the free Charm City Circulator Orange Route on Pratt Street to finish your trip to Harbor East. Schedules and fares vary for each route.

On Line Trip Planner and Commuter Bus schedules at http://mta.maryland.gov/content/transit-information or call 410 539-5000

Benefits:

  • Money

  • Enjoyable

  • Environment

Express Bus

If you’re coming from a surrounding suburb, the express bus provides a great option for you. From Columbia (Express Route 150) connects directly to Harbor East.  If you’re coming from Cromwell Bridge (Express Route 104), White Marsh Park & Ride (Express Route 120) or Oliver Beach/Fox Ridge (Express Route 160), you can catch a connection to Local Route 13 from the Johns Hopkins Hospital stop to the Harbor East area.

Click here for more information on fairs and trip planning.

Benefits:

  • Money

  • Environment

  • Enjoyable

  • Time

Subway

From Owings Mills, Randallstown, Pikesville, Cold Spring to Mondawmin, you can ride the MTA’s Metro Subway to the Shot Tower Station (located on Baltimore Street at President Street). From here you can walk 5 blocks straight down President Street or catch the free Charm City Circulator Green Route to reach Harbor East. If you opt to get a Charm Card, you can travel cash-free for a safer and easier commute. You can sign up for real-time alerts to be in the know about any delays.

Hours:
5am – Midnight Weekdays
6am – Midnight Weekends
Trains run every 8-10 minutes during morning and evening peak times, every 11 minutes during weekday evenings, and every 15 minutes on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Online Trip Planner and Metro Subway schedule available at http://mta.maryland.gov/content/transit-information or call 410-539-5000

Benefits:

  • Money

  • Environment

  • Enjoyable

  • Exercise

MARC Train

This MTA commuter rail system has two lines that connect to Baltimore.

On the Penn Line service operates from Perryville, Martin Airport in the north and from Bowie, Odenton, BWI Airport, Halethorpe and West Baltimore to Baltimore. Penn Station. Penn Line service operates 7 days /week. From Penn Station catch the free Charm City Circulator Purple route and switch to the Orange Route at Pratt Street to reach Harbor East.

On the Camden Line service operates from Washington with stops including Greenbelt, Laurel and Savage, Jessup to Baltimore’s Camden Station. Camden Line service operates Monday through Friday only. From Camden Station, catch the free Charm City Circulator Orange Route on Pratt Street to finish your trip to Harbor East.

MARC Service fares vary by distance travelled; Daily weekly or monthly tickets are available. For real-time train status visit www.marctracker.com.

Benefits:

  • Environment

  • Enjoyable

Light Rail

Ride the Light Rail Line, if you come from the north (Hunt Valley, Timonium, Mount Washington) or the south (Linthicum or Glen Burnie). Ride a Light Rail train to the Convention Center stop where you can catch the free Charm City Circulator Orange Route on Pratt Street to finish your trip to Harbor East. At day’s end you do the reverse. LRT operates weekdays from 6am to midnight. There is no need to carry cash, just get a Charm Card for a more convenient and safer commute. You can sign up for real-time alerts to be in the know about any delays.

On Line Trip Planner and LRT schedule available at http://mta.maryland.gov/content/transit-information or call 410-539-5000.

Benefits:

  • Environment

  • Money

  • Enjoyable

BaltimoreLink LocalLink Bus

The BaltimoreLink LocalLink bus routes provide an easy and convenient option for getting around. Connecting from almost anywhere in the Baltimore and Greater Baltimore area, you can easily travel with cash, pre-purchase online or with the purchase of a Charm Card.

Click here for BaltimoreLink routes, schedules, maps, and an online trip planner.

Click here for fare options.

Benefits:

  • Environment

  • Money

  • Time

  • Enjoyable

MTA Bus

Ride a Local Bus, Quick Bus or Express Bus service in the Baltimore Region. Bus frequency and hours of operation vary by route. Online at MTA you’ll find the Trip Planner and route timetables. There is no need to carry cash, just get a Charm Card. You can also sign up for real-time alerts to be in the know about any planned bus diversions.

Benefits:

  • Environment

  • Money

  • Enjoyable

Charm City Circulator – Orange Route

Take this route from East to West Downtown Baltimore and back – this route runs East and West from Fells Point just past University of Maryland, Baltimore. Click here for a full map.

Schedule Service every 10 to 15 minutes
Monday through Thursday: 7am – 8pm
Friday: 7am – midnight
Saturday: 9am – midnight
Sunday: 9am – 8pm

 

Benefits:

  • Enjoyable

  • Environment

  • Money

  • Time

Carpool

From any direction, carpooling provides a great option. Cut your commute and parking cost in half by sharing your commute.  Click here to join the free commuter matchmaking service with the Guaranteed Ride Home program.

Benefits:

  • Time

  • Money

  • Environment

  • Enjoyable

Charm City Circulator – Green Route

This route provides a completely free and easy commute that puts you right in Harbor East. The Green Route extends from City Hall through Harbor East, Harbor Point, Fells Point and up to Johns Hopkins Bayview Campus. Take the Green route headed east to stop number 118 Harbor East and stop number 119 Harbor Point. Click here for a full map.

*NOTE*
Stop Number 119 Harbor Point (S. Caroline & Thames St.)
Returns on July 3rd

Schedule Service every 10 to 15 minutes
Monday through Thursday: 7am – 8pm
Friday: 7am – midnight
Saturday: 9am – midnight
Sunday: 9am – 8pm

Benefits:

  • Time

  • Money

  • Environment

  • Enjoyable

Charm City Circulator

Combine this route with walking for a completely free trip! With four different routes that run north, south, east and west, the Charm City Circulator is a convenient and wallet-friendly way to get around.

For more information, and route details, visit the Charm City Circulator website.

Benefits:

  • Time

  • Money

  • Environment

Baltimore Harbor Connector

This free option allows you to skip the traffic around the Waterfront while enjoying the open air and beautiful waterfront views. With five stops and a schedule that runs every 10-15 minutes, the Baltimore Water Taxi is the way to go if you want a hassle-free, relaxing ride on the river. Routes include services to Canton, Fell’s Point, Harbor East, the Inner Harbor, and Fort McHenry.

More information can be found on the Water Taxi website.

Benefits:

  • Time

  • Money

  • Environment

  • Enjoyable

Walk

Get some exercise and take the stress out of commuting. 8 out of 10 employees surveyed rated walking as an excellent good commute. Plus, just a one mile commute can burn over 160 calories on a daily basis!

Benefits:

  • Time

  • Money

  • Exercise

  • Environment

  • Enjoyable

Bike

Save money, stay healthy, and take a commute that has short travel times than driving.

No bike? No problem! BMore Bike Share has launched multiple Bike Share locations placed conveniently throughout the Downtown and Inner Harbor area. This system not only makes biking accessible and affordable, it also includes a stock of electric assist bikes, making your trip easier! Learn more here.

Over 70% of employees surveyed rated biking as an excellent or good commute and a 20 minute commute can burn over 300 calories on a daily basis. View the Bike Maryland bike map for detailed routes and information.

Schedule: Please note that biking on the Promenade from the Rusty Scupper to Pier 4 is only allowed Monday through Saturday 6am to 10am and Sunday 6am to 11am. The Jones Fall Trail provides an easy, convenient alternative to navigating around the Inner Harbor at all other times.

Benefits:

  • Time

  • Money

  • Exercise

  • Environment

  • Enjoyable

Water Transit – Harbor Connector #1

This FREE option allows you to skip the traffic around the Waterfront and enjoy the open air and beautiful waterfront views. 69% of employees surveyed rated the Harbor Connector as an excellent or good commute. **UPDATED HOURS OF OPERATION**

Schedule: Maritime Park to Locust Point
Monday through Friday 6am to 8pm, every 15 minutes
Departs Maritime Park on the :00, :15, :30, :45 hours
Departs Locust Point on the :07, :22, :37, :52 hours
First Boat: Leaves Maritime Park at 6am
Last Boat: Leaves Locust Point at 8pm

Benefits:

  • Time

  • Money

  • Environment

  • Enjoyable

Water Transit – Harbor Connector #2

This FREE option allows you to skip the traffic around the Waterfront and enjoy the open air and beautiful waterfront views. 69% of employees surveyed rated the Harbor Connector as an excellent or good commute. **UPDATED HOURS OF OPERATION**

Schedule: Canton Waterfront Part to Locust Point
Monday through Friday 6am to 8pm, every 30 minutes
Departs Canton Waterfront Park on the :00 and :30 hours
Departs Locust Point on the :15 and :45 hours
First Boat: Leaves Canton Waterfront Park at 6am
Last Boat: Leaves Locust Point at 7:45pm

Benefits:

  • Time

  • Money

  • Environment

  • Enjoyable

Water Transit – Harbor Connector #3

This FREE option allows you to skip the traffic around the Waterfront and enjoy the open air and beautiful waterfront views. 69% of employees surveyed rated the Harbor Connector as an excellent or good commute. **UPDATED HOURS OF OPERATION**

Schedule: Rusty Scupper to Harbor Point
Monday through Friday 6am to 8pm, every 15 minutes
Departs Rusty Scupper on the :00, :15, :30, :45 hours
Departs Harbor Point on the :07, :22, :37, :52 hours
First Boat: Leaves Rusty Scupper at 6am
Last Boat: Leaves Harbor Point at 8pm

Benefits:

  • Time

  • Money

  • Environment

  • Enjoyable

Charm City Circulator – Purple Route (Northbound)

Combine this route with walking for a completely free commute! The Purple Route runs North/South and extends from 33rd St. to Fort Ave. Head north on Light Street to stop number 302 and it’s a short 13 minute walk from the stop to Harbor East. Click here for a full map.

Schedule: Service every 10 to 15 minutes
Monday – Thursday 7am to 8pm
Friday 7am to midnight
Saturday 9am to midnight
Sunday 9am to 8pm

Benefits:

  • Time

  • Money

  • Environment
More Information: Charm City Circulator

Charm City Circulator – Purple Route (Southbound)

Combine this route with walking for a completely free commute! The Purple Route runs North/South and extends from 33rd St. to Fort Ave. Head south on Charles to stop number 329 at Light St. and Pratt St. and it’s a short 15 minute walk from the stop to Harbor East. Click here for more information.

Schedule: Service every 10 to 15 minutes
Monday – Thursday 7am to 8pm
Friday 7am – midnight
Saturday 9am – midnight
Sunday 9am – 8pm

Benefits:

  • Time

  • Money

  • Environment

  • Enjoyable
More Information: Charm City Circulator

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