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Effective on Thursday July 7, 2022 The evening Purple will be back in operation on its pre-pandemic schedule as follows:

Monday - Saturday:  7:00PM - 10:30PM 

Sunday:                       7:30AM - 8:00PM

FACE MASKS are recommended but no longer required. 

IF YOU ARE NOT FEELING WELL - DO NOT TAKE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION! This is for your personal safety and the safety of our Bus Operators. Call your health care provider immediately and ask for guidance and assistance.

The Transportation Department

  • provides public transportation services
  • manages city owned parking garages/lots and residential parking program
  • enforces on-street parking
  • licenses, inspects and regulates taxicabs
  • participates on regional, state and federal level to develop plans and programs to improve local and regional transportation

Mission Statement


The mission of the Transportation Department is to provide the highest possible level of reliable, safe, interconnected, customer-focused, affordable, accessible and efficient public transportation throughout the Annapolis area to enhance quality of life, support the environment and economic development.


The mission of the Parking service is to provide customer-focused, equitable and quality parking services through the enforcement of the city's parking regulations and management of its parking garages.

Core Services

Public Transportation Services

Annapolis Transit provides public transportation services through regular fixed routes, shuttle and ADA complementary paratransit services. All transit vehicles are wheelchair accessible. Individual portable oxygen tanks are acceptable on all transit vehicles.

The Annapolis Transit service area is approximately 23 square miles including the City of Annapolis and surrounding Anne Arundel County areas.

Parking Enforcement & Management Services

The Parking Enforcement and Management Services include the enforcement of on-street parking, management of city owned parking garages and residential parking programs.

Central Parking System of Maryland, Inc. (dba SP+) manages parking services and enforcement:

The Annapolis Department of Transportation Non-Discrimination (Title VI) Policy

Annapolis Department of Transportation is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of its transportation services on the basis of race, color or national origin, as protected by Title VI in the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Circular 4702.1B.

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.

To file a complaint, or for additional information, contact:

Director, Department of Transportation
City of Annapolis
308 Chinquapin Round Road
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-263-7964