J. Rick Gordon, Director

Call: 410-263-7964
Fax:  410-263-4508

Office location: 308 Chinquapin Round Road, Annapolis MD, 21401
Directions to the Office
Hours of operation:
 M-F 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The Annapolis Department of Transportation (ADOT) provides bus transit services through our:

These services cover areas from Bay Forest Plaza in the east to Gateway Village and Annapolis Mall in the west.  The specialized transportation services provide curb-to-curb services for persons with disabilities and senior customers.

The department also:

  • licenses, inspects, and regulates taxicabs;
  • plans and executes special transportation services for City-sponsored events;
  • regulates on-street and off-street parking operations;
  • serves as the agent and station operator for Greyhound/Trailways


ADOT participates on the regional, state and federal level to develop plans and programs to improve local and regional transportation. With focuses on:

  • alternative transportation,
  • bicycle initiatives and,
  • parking enforcement

There are three divisions: 

  • bus transit operations,
  • personal transportation / parking and,
  • transportation planning.  

The specialized function is:

  • Transportation inspection

Vision Statement

To provide mobility  that is safe and convenient throughout the Annapolis area for all transportation system users, including area residents, businesses, institutions, maritime community, and visitors. Provision of viable travel options to the automobile will enhance mobility for all. While mobility is the focus of this plan, the second key element of the vision is to maintain a balance between mobility and the quality of life offered in the Annapolis area.

Mission Statement

To secure financing, operate efficiently, and coordinate advocacy for the coherent, reliable and safe public transportation system in Annapolis and surrounding Anne Arundel County which can effectively meet primary, alternative and multimodal transportation needs of the City's residents, visitors and workforce and which supports the economic viability of the City's business community. To provide comprehensive transportation planning and analysis with the City's land use policies for improved mobility at a satisfactory level of service with minimal community disruption and environmental impact

The Annapolis Department of Transportation Non-Discrimination Policy

Annapolis Transit is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in or denied the benefits of the transit services Annapolis Transit offers. This policy is consistent with the requirements of Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Additional information may be obtained from the Annapolis Department of Transportation.

If you believe you have been subjected to unequal treatment because of race, color, religion, sex. age, or national origin, then you have the right to file a formal complaint.

Complaints may be filed within one hundred-eighty (180) days following the date of the alleged discriminatory action. Complaints may be submitted by mail, telephone, or e-mail to:

J. Rick Gordon, Director
Department of Transportation, City of Annapolis
308 Chinquapin Round Road, Annapolis, MD 21401