Route 11 started operating between these two points on February 17, 2008, following modification from its previous route that had been in place for several decades. The line had always served the Charles Street corridor throughout its existence, but its other parts had varied. Numerous branches off of Charles Street and the route operating southwest from downtown Baltimore to Riverview via Washington Boulevard have existed over the years.
The changes that went into effect in 2008 had originally been proposed nearly a decade earlier, but had especially been pushed since 2005. These mostly involved replacing the southern portion of the route with an extension on Route 36.
The routing structure along the Charles Street corridor is the successor to the 11 Bedford Square streetcar and bus Route O.
Initially, a railroad along Charles Street, known as the "Charles Street Line," began operation in... Read More