• A division of the Bethesda Urban Partnership (BUP),  BTS is a non-profit organization, responsible for coordinating the Transportation Management District (TMD) of Bethesda through a contract with Montgomery County. BTS works diligently to facilitate active partnerships with commuters, employers, civic associations, local governments as well as community members to improve traffic congestion.  
    Our goals are to manage traffic congestion, support alternatives to driving alone, reduce air & noise pollution and promote bicycle & pedestrian access. //NEED IMAGE

    BTS Services Include -

  • Transit maps and bus routing information

    • Metro Rail​
    • Metrobus
    • Ride On
    • MARC Rail
    • Maryland Commuter Buses
    • Bethesda Circulator


    Ridesharing services

    • Help commuters create carpools/vanpools 
    • Provide carpool/vanpool matching service
    • Assist with Carpool Parking Permit


    • Bike Route information
    • Bike Racks & Lockers information
    • Bikes on Rail/Bus Guidelines
    • Bikeshare Program information
    • Host a pit stop for the annual Bike to Work Day
    • Sponsor the Bike Spirit Award
  • Employer services

    BTS helps companies take advantage of employee benefit programs:

    • Guaranteed Ride Home
    • SmartBenefits
    • Tax Incentives
    • Relocation Services
    • Telework & Flexwork Consultation


    Pedestrian safety & awareness

    • Provides safety pointers for walkers, children & drivers
    • Sponsors the annual Walk & Ride Challenge


    Our goals are to:

    • Manage traffic congestion
    • Support alternatives to driving alone
    • Reduce air and noise pollution
    • Promote bicycle and pedestrian access

    Read more about our successes in our Biennial Reports.