West OC-Berlin-OP Trolley Service Back For 2nd Season

West OC-Berlin-OP Trolley Service Back For 2nd Season
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BERLIN — On May 1, the “Beyond the Beach Trolley” started operating to connect the people of West Ocean City, Berlin and Ocean Pines to shopping, dining, work and recreation.

This 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. trolley style vehicle, under the auspices of Shore Transit Division of the Tri-County Council, was operated last year for the first time and was well received by the community.

This year the Casino at Ocean Downs and the Town of Berlin are sponsoring this route, which allows a special reduced fare of $1 for each boarding. Assisting in planning this service to the community was the Greater Ocean City Chamber of Commerce and Worcester County Tourism Department.

The group developed a name this year for the service, “The Beyond the Beach Trolley”. The local marketing firm D3Corp assisted by developing a logo, which was unveiled at the OC Chamber rollout of the service on April 30.

Later in May, a second trolley will be added to the route running opposite to reduce travel time. This will also allow the addition of stops to better serve the community.