Route 17 connects the US Route 1 business corridor from the IKEA Store in College Park south to the Town of Mt. Rainier terminating at the Mt. Rainier bus terminal. The route integrates business and retail centers and provides service to the College Park Metrorail Station. Key stops along the Route 17 are Mt. Rainier Branch Library, the County Services Building, Campus Village Shops, University of Maryland, and the IKEA store in College Park. Capital Bikeshare is located near several stops along the route including the Mt. Rainier terminal, Rhode Island Avenue at 39th Street, and Baltimore Avenue at Jefferson Street. Route 17 riders also enjoy access to the Mt. Rainier Branch Library, Prince George’s African American Museum, and Campus Village Shops.
New schedule is in effect to accommodate demand during COVID-19.
Service Changes: Effective November 2, 2020, Route 17 will operate every 30 minutes between 6:00 A.M - 9:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. Service between 9:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. will operate every 45 minutes.
⚠️ Effective Monday, April 20, 2020, the Route 17 will serve the west side of College Park Station due to MDOT MTA Purple Line construction on Campus Drive. For additional information.⚠️