To major trails cross the Route 1 Ride service area: Paint Branch Pedestrian Trail, which crosses underneath Route 1 just adjacent to the University of Maryland Campus. This trail extends north and connects with Cherry Hill Road and runs south to Paint Branch Parkway adjacent to Rhode Island Avenue. The Route 1 Ride bus stops closest to this trail include Lakeland Road-Paint Branch Trail-The Varsity, University of Maryland, and Paint Branch Parkway. Anacostia NW Branch Trail crosses Route 1 adjacent to Charles Armentrout Drive in Hyattsville. This trail goes from Colmar Manor through West Hyattsville and connects with the Sligo Creek Trail that extends all the way to Wheaton. The closest Route 1 Ride bus stop is Anacostia NW Branch Trail which is a few blocks south of downtown Hyattsville.
Parking your vehicle and taking the Route 1 Ride bus to avoid traffic and areas with limited parking is a smart move. There are several public parking areas with plenty of parking spaces along Route 1 that can make getting to your destination easier. The following public parking locations are within easy walking distance of the Route 1 Ride bus:
Knox Road and Yale Avenue, "Downtown Parking Garage," College Park ◦ College Park Metro Station at River Road and Paint Branch Parkway ◦ University Town Center at Toledo Road and America Blvd., Hyattsville ◦ Riverdale Park MARC Station at Queensbury Road and Rhode Island Avenue ◦ Hyattsville Crossing Metro Station at Belcrest Road, Hyattsville ◦ County Municipal Center at Rhode Island Avenue and 43rd Avenue, Hyattsville
The Route 1 Ride connects with several other public, quasi-public, and university transit systems. Below is a list of connections that can take Route 1 Ride passengers points north, south, east, and west to their continued or final destination:
Metzerott/Greenbelt Road and Rhode Island Avenue, College Park: WMATA 83, C2 and R3; UMD 130College Park Metro Station: WMATA 83, 86, C8, F6, J4, R11, R12; TheBus 14; CMRT G, H; UMD 104 ◦ Queensbury Road and 44th Place, Riverdale Park: WMATA F4; TheBus 14 ◦ Rhode Island Avenue and 38th Avenue, Brentwood: WMATA 86; TheBus 18 ◦ Rhode Island Avenue and 34th Street, Mount Rainier: WMATA 81, 82, 83, 86, B2, F2, TheBus 12