Whether you need a lift to a doctor’s appointment or to the grocery store, getting to your Charles County destination is possible through our VanGO transportation system. VanGO offers many public routes that operate on fixed schedules, as well as more specialized services for those unable to utilize the public transportation system.
VanGO public transit serves several Charles County desired destinations including the College of Southern Maryland, St. Charles Towne Center Mall, employment locations and medical facilities, as well as numerous shopping centers. VanGO has bus routes that operate in Waldorf, La Plata, Indian Head, Nanjemoy, and Newburg, as well as a public route which meets both St. Mary’s and Calvert transit systems in Charlotte Hall. Additionally, the VanGO Brandywine Connector route operates evenings and Saturdays to the Brandywine Crossing shopping center in Prince George’s County. From early morning to early evening, Prince George’s County TheBus Route 36 connects with VanGO Pinefield and Business A routes at the Pinefield South shopping center, providing connections to points throughout Prince George’s County and Metrorail for those who work or would like to travel to Washington, D.C. All VanGO public transportation vehicles are wheel chair-accessible.
VanGO also operates specialized transportation services for senior citizens and individuals with disabilities who are unable to access the general public services. VanGO specialized services provide door-to-door transportation and allow a personal care attendant to accompany any customer for free when approved in advance. If you are eligible for this service, you must complete an application. Applications can be mailed to the Department of Planning and Growth Management Transit Division, 200 Baltimore St., La Plata, Maryland 20646. Completed applications are reviewed each week by the Specialized Services Review Committee. Applicants will receive a written notification of eligibility within two weeks.
If you are currently using or would like to use VanGO services, consider downloading the VanGO DoubleMap bus tracking app. Through this app, you can view specific routes, schedules, and the estimated time of arrival for the bus. You can download the app on the Apple App Store or on Google Play. It is also viewable on your desktop online by going to www.VanGo.DoubleMap.com. Route schedules are also available at local libraries, senior centers, and community centers. We hope you consider VanGO services on your next Charles County outing.