GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — Drivers are already trying out the first seven-mile stretch of the InterCounty Connector and now express bus service is starting along the new highway.

Two new bus routes are starting service Tuesday to link Gaithersburg to Fort Meade and Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

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Route 201 makes seven stops between the Gaithersburg Park and Ride lot and BWI Airport. Route 202 makes six stops between the lot and Fort Meade.

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The service will be free for the first two weeks.

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