Prince George's County Transit

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Prince George's County Transit (TheBus) is the transit provider for Prince George's County, Maryland, a suburb of Washington DC. PCG TheBus started operating in January 1990 and expanded quickly across the county, feeding many commuters into WMATA rail stations.

Routes

All routes operate during the weekdays with select routes operating during Saturdays.

Route Name Via Notes
11 Greenbelt Greenbelt station - Greenway Center Weekdays only
13A West Hyattsville West Hyattsville - County Service Building - Hamilton Street - Hyattsvile Crossing Weekdays only
14 Hyattsville Crossing/College Park Hyattsville Crossing - Riverdale Park - College Park-UMD Weekdays only
15X New Carrollton/Greenbelt Greenbelt - New Carrollton
  • Weekday peak hour service only
  • Express route
16 New Carrollton/Greenbelt New Carrollton - Greenbelt
17 College Park College Park IKEA - College Parl-UMD - Mount Rainier Terminal
18 Langley Park/Addison Road Takoma Langley Crossroads Transit Center - Hyattsville Crossing - Addison Road
19 West Hyattsville/Chillum West Hyattsville - Chillum Combined Route 12 & 13B loops
20 Addison Road/Upper Marlboro Addison Road - County Courthouse One of the first two routes
21 New Carrollton/Upper Marlboro New Carrollton - County Courthouse One of the first two routes
21X New Carrollton/MVA New Carrollton - Prince George's Community College - MVA
  • Weekdays only
  • Express Route
23 Seat Pleasant Addison Road - Cheverly
24 Capitol Heights/Morgan Capitol Heights - Morgan Boulevard
26 Largo/Morgan Morgan Boulevard - Largo
27 Landover/Downtown Largo Landover - Downtown Largo Weekday peak hour service only
28 Woodmore/Jericho Largo Metrorail - Woodmore Towne Center - Jericho
  • Weekdays only
  • Operates as a loop
30 Branch Avenue/Medstar Southern Maryland Hospital Branch Avenue - Medstar Southern Maryland Hospital
32 Naylor Road/Clinton Clinton Fringe Park & Ride Lot - Naylor Road
33 Southern Avenue/Camp Springs Padgett's Corner Shopping Center - Southern Avenue
34 Suitland Metro Suitland - Capital Crossing Apartments Weekdays only
35 Southern Avenue/National Harbor/Camp Springs Southern Avenue - National Harbor - Camp Springs - Padgetts Corner
36 Clinton/Brandywine Clinton Fringe Park & Ride Lot - MTA Park & Ride Lot
37 Camp Springs/Southern Avenue Camp Springs - Southern Avenue Weekday Peak Hour service only (AM to Southern Ave, PM to Camp Springs)
51X Equestrian Center/Courthouse Equestrian Center - Courthouse - Chrysler Building Weekdays Only
53 Upper Marlboro Villages of Marlborough - Marlboro Meadows Weekdays only
61 Greenbelt/Laurel Town Centre Greenbelt - Laurel Town Centre Weekday peak hour service only

Discontinued Routes

All routes listed have been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic; later discontinued.

Route Name Via Notes
12 West Hyattsville/Chillum/Mt. Rainier West Hyattsville - Chillum - Mount Rainier Partially replaced by Route 19
22 Morgan Boulevard Morgan Boulevard Metrorail - Chatsfield Way
25 Capitol Heights Capitol Heights - Highview Place Operated as a loop
35S Ft. Washington/National Harbor National Harbor - Oxon Hill Park & Ride Lot - Ft. Washington Senior Residences

Fares

Payable with cash or SmarTrip cards

Category Fare
Adults $1.00
Children (5-18), Seniors, Disabled, Medicare Free

Facilities

Garage: 8401 D'Arcy Rd, Forestville, MD 20747

Roster

Active Buses

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
62617-62622 Prince George’s County Transit 62617-a.jpg 2011 Gillig Low Floor 29'
(G27E102N2)
Cummins ISL9 Voith D864.5
62623-62628 Prince George’s County Transit 62626-a.jpg 2011 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G27B102N4)
Cummins ISL9 Voith D864.5
62629-62631 Prince George’s County Transit 62629-a.jpg 2011 Gillig Low Floor 29'
(G27E102N2)
Cummins ISL9 Voith D864.5
62632 Prince George’s County Transit 62632-a.jpg 2012 Gillig Low Floor 29'
(G27E102N2)
Cummins ISL9 Voith D864.5
62633-62638 Prince George’s County Transit 62636-a.jpg 2011 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G27B102N4)
Cummins ISL9 Voith D864.5
62639-62652 Prince George’s County Transit 62649-a.jpg 2012 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G27B102N4)
Cummins ISL9 Voith D864.5
62812-62813 Prince George’s County Transit 62812-a.jpg 2019 Ford E-450
63011-63016 Prince George’s County Transit 63014-a.jpg 2019 ElDorado National Axess BRT 35' Cummins L9 Allison B400R Entered service on 7/5/2019
63017-63031 Prince George’s County Transit 63027-a.jpg 2020 Gillig BRT 29'
(G27E102N2)
Cummins L9 TBD Delivered and entered service in September 2020
63032-63036 Prince George’s County Transit 63035-a.jpeg 2020 ElDorado National E-Z Rider II BRT 35' Cummins B6.7 Allison B400R Entered service on 8/26/2020
63037-63045 Prince George’s County Transit 63039-a.jpg 2021 Gillig BRT 29'
(G27E102?2)
Cummins L9 TBD
63052-63055 Prince George’s County Transit 63054-b.jpg 2021 Proterra Catalyst BE35 TBD TBD
  • Unveiled on April 29, 2021[1]
  • Entered service on December 7, 2022
63056-63063 Prince George’s County Transit 63058-a.jpg 2022 Proterra ZX5+ 35-Foot TBD TBD
  • Entered service on December 7, 2022
  • [1]
63064-63069 Prince George’s County Transit 63068-a.jpg 2022 ElDorado National E-Z Rider II BRT 30' Cummins B6.7 Allison B300R Entered service in May 2023.
63070-63073 Prince George’s County Transit 63073-a.jpg 2022 Ford
Starcraft
F-550
Allstar XL
63188-63217 Prince George’s County Transit 63198-a.jpg 2010 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G27B102N4)
Cummins ISL9 Voith D864.5

On Order

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes

Retired Buses

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
8033-8036 1992 OBI Orion V
(05.501)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R Ex-Fairfax Connector units.
9485, 9493, 9497 1990 Flxible Metro "B"
(35102-6C)
Cummins L10 Voith D863.3 Ex-WMATA 9400 series units; bought in 2006-2007?
53012, 53015-53016, ? Prince George's County Transit 53016-a.jpg 2001-2002 Thomas-Dennis SLF230 Ex-MTA Maryland 3000 series units; bought in 2006?
62616 Prince George’s County Transit 62616-a.jpg 2009 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G27B102N4)
Cummins ISL TBD
62895-62899 Prince George's County Transit 62899-a.JPG 1995 Gillig Phantom 35'
(S50T3596)
Detroit Diesel Series 50
62922-62936 1996-1997 ?/Champion Contender
62992-62994 1999 Thomas TL960 30'
63004-63008 2000 Thomas-Dennis SLF230
63009-63016 2000 StarTrans Bus President FE
63017-63031 (1st) 2001 Thomas-Dennis SLF230
63032 2001 Thomas-Dennis SLF235
63033 2002 StarTrans Bus President FE License plate: LG65875; VIN: 4UZAACBW32CJ89809
63034-63038 2001 Thomas TL960 40'
63039-63056 2001 StarTrans Bus President FE
63057-63058 2002 Thomas-Dennis SLF235
63076-63078 2004 Thomas-Dennis SLF230
63086-63099, 63101-63108 Prince George's County Transit 63087-a.JPG 2005-2006 Thomas Saf-T-Liner HDX
63100 2004? StarTrans Bus President FE
63126 Thomas-Dennis SLF
63128-63130 Thomas-Dennis SLF
63131 Thomas-Dennis SLF
63139-63151 Prince George’s County Transit 63146-a.jpeg 2007 Gillig Phantom 35'
(C29B096N4)
Cummins ISL Voith D864.5 Retired in 2020 due to the new ElDoradoes, Gilligs, and coronavirus
63159-63170 Prince George's County Transit 63170-a.jpg 2008 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G27B102N4)
Cummins ISL Voith D864.5

References


District of Columbia Area Transit Agencies
Bus
District of Columbia American University ShuttleDC CirculatorGeorgetown University Transportation ShuttleSouthwest Neighborhood ShuttleWashington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Maryland Maryland Transit Administration • Prince George's County Transit • Ride-OnUniversity of Maryland
Virginia Arlington TransitCUE BusDASH (Alexandria Transit Company)Fairfax ConnectorLoudoun County TransitMetropolitan Washington Airports AuthorityPotomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission
Rail
District of Columbia DC StreetcarMetrorail
Maryland Maryland Area Regional Commuter
Virginia Virginia Railway Express