Transportation at Riverdale Park Station
Our goal is to:
- Reduce your stress behind the wheel
- Help you efficiently get where you need to be
- Help you save money on gas, plus wear and tear on your car, by finding a way to work without a car
Learn about our many transportation options on our Transportation Management page, your hub for transportation information that makes your commute easier and greener, while improving your quality of life. Whether it’s hopping on the shuttle, taking a bus, riding a train, walking, or biking, Riverdale Park Station has an abundance of options that fit your personal needs.
Riverdale Park Station features a FREE daily shuttle from 6:30 AM to 9:00 AM and 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM. It has 15 minute headways and runs between Riverdale Park Station, College Park Metro Station and Prince George’s Plaza Metro Station.
The shuttle stop is located in front of the Whole Foods building on 45th Street. Use it for quick and easy access to work, shopping, recreation and regional transit
The Riverdale Park Station Area is serviced by WMATA bus routes 83 and 86, plus Prince George’s County Bus Service route 17. There are over 8 bus stops located within a mile of Riverdale Park Station.
Riverdale Park Station is located .8 miles, or a 16 minute walk, from the Riverdale Park MARC station, and 1.1 miles, or a 22 minute walk, from the College Park MARC station. We are also 1 mile, or a 19 minute walk, from the College Park Metro station, accessing the Green and Yellow Metro Lines.
Walking around the area is easy and relaxing. Riverdale Park Station, US 1 and Albion Road feature pedestrian-friendly sidewalks, thanks to an abundance of traffic lights, crosswalks, handicap ramps and pedestrian crosswalk countdown signals
Biking around the area is a cheap, healthy option. Follow the former path of the historic trolly through Riverdale Park Station and north to College Park, or north at Albion Road. Additional trails run along 47th Avenue to the south and Rhode Island Ave to the north. Wells Parkway to the west is a bicycle-friendly road. To the east, use the CSX crossing to access trails around the NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction, and along the Anacostia River.