The WPPC MD-DC-VA provides comfortable, convenient, and economical bus transportation services for our cadets to come home on selected long weekends and holidays through our Transportation Coordinator, Ed Cragg, (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Notices and coordination information are disseminated through the club's listserv which is only open to club members. If you a not a member of our club and want to use our bus service, we strongly advise you to join the WPPC MD-DC-VA as all information about the buses is disseminated through the listserv. Please see the Membership section of this website for details on how to join.
The pick-up/drop-off point at USMA is in the parking lot by Clinton Field behind the Supe's box on The Plain. The bus has four destinations along Interstate 95 Highway (locations are noted on the map below)
Departure and Arrival times are set based on the official release/reporting times set by USMA.
Go to https://secure.west-point.org/wppcmddcva/bustrips/ and fill in the form. You can reserve up to two spaces per reservation. Credit Card payment will be collected at the time the reservation is made.
Email Ed at email@example.com
The WPPC-MDDCVA Buses run through the Baltimore/Washington area along I-95. Four dropoff/pick-up stops are spread along the route.
White Marsh Park 'N Ride (GPS 39.37747, -76.46172)
On I-95 take exit 67B (White Marsh Blvd, Rt 43 west). Immediately get into the far left lane (turn lane). Make a left at the first light onto Honeygo Blvd.Immediately get into the far right lane and bear right at the first light which heads into White Marsh mall parking area. Stay in the far right lane which turns into the park and ride.
The drop-off location is the southbound rest area (which includes a Maryland Welcome Center). If you are driving south from Baltimore, after you pass Exit 38 the rest area will be the next turnoff to the right and will be marked. If you are driving north from the Washington Area, take Exit 38B onto MD Rt 32 West. Immediately get into the left lane and take left exit back onto I-95 South. Then follow the instructions above.
The pick-up location is the northbound rest area. If you are driving north from Washington, after you pass Exit 35, the rest area will be the next turnoff to the right and will be marked. If you are driving south from Baltimore, take Exit 35A onto Rt 216 East. Stay in the right lane and take the right exit back onto I-95 North. Then follow the instructions above.
The hotel is located at 6550 Loisdale Road, Springfield, 703-971-8900. The Springfield Metro Stop is accessible with a long (~1 mile) walk on the opposite corner of the Springfield Mall.
Whether driving north or south on I-95, take exit 169A.
If you use the southbound exit, you will cross back over I-95. The Hilton Hotel will be visible on the right. Turn right on Loisdale Rd, and then right into the Hilton Hotel parking area.
If you use the northbound exit, you will take the first left onto Loisdale Rd, and then the first left onto Loisdale Ct. The Hilton Hotel will be the last building on the right.
Take I-95 exit 130B (Culpeper). The sign for Spotsylvania mall will be on the left about 2 lights ahead, as well as a MacDonalds. Turn left into the mall parking lot there. The bus normally parks in front of Belk department store.