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New Metrobus schedules begin this Sunday

June 23rd, 2016 Comments off

On Sunday, June 26, service changes will take effect on Metrobus routes across the region.

Bus%20Gallery%20Place%20041816-5908[1]These adjustments aim to improve system reliability, route simplicity, and customer service. The bulk of this service change impacts bus routes in Virginia. Check below to see if your routes will be affected and look up upcoming timetables here.

DC: 42, 52, 53, 54, 60, 79, D1, E2, E4, G2, L2, N2, N3, N4, N6, A2, A6, A8, A42, A46, A48, D3, D4, G8, P6, V1, V2, V4, X1, X3, X9

MD: B29, B31, J11, J12, J13, K11, K12, R12, V14

VA: 1A, 1B, 1C, 1E, 1Z, 2B, 3T, 4A, 4B, 9A, 10A, 10B, 10E, 10R, 10S, 15M, 17M, 18E, 18J, 18P, 21A, 21D, 23A, 23B, 23T, 28X, 29K

Quarterly Metrobus Service Change Takes Effect June 21

June 12th, 2015 1 comment
New NH1 map 6-21-15

Metro’s bus planners always aim to provide you with a Better Bus, and on June 21, timetables are changing for over 40 bus routes. Here’s what you need to know, starting with a closer look at the NH1,  NH3 line.

This post is Part 1 of 4 in a series spotlighting major changes from Metrobus’ June 2015 Service Change. Stay tuned for details on the revised E Line, U and V Lines, and 22 and 25 Lines.

Metrobus planners are constantly reviewing bus service and routes and bringing changes four times a year. Regular assessments including daily weekday passenger boardings and passengers per revenue trip, along with data from customer participation and feedback from our Metrobus operators, point out routes that need attention. Sometimes the resulting changes are small, such as adjusting trip times to more evenly space trips and better accommodate passenger loads or adjusting to traffic patterns. Other changes have a bigger impact, perhaps influenced by passenger demand, construction detours, budget constraints, or political pressures. No matter the reason, Metro Bus Planning is always working for a Better Bus.

Here’s what’s happening with the June 2015 service changes (detailed future timetables are available too): Read more…

Metrobus Service Improvement Changes Take Effect on June 30

June 27th, 2013 Comments off

New Metrobus schedules and service improvements take effect Sunday, June 30.  More trips and schedule adjustments will reduce crowding and improve reliability.

Pick up a copy of the Metrobus Service Changes brochuregrab a new timetable on-board your bus, or look it up online!

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

More trips on the following lines:

  • Route 32 Pennsylvania Avenue  – weekday mornings
  • Route 63 Takoma – Petworth – weekday mornings and afternoons
  • Route K2 Takoma – Fort Totten – school days
  • Route W4 Deanwood – Alabama Avenue – weekday evenings and weekends

Schedule adjustments:

  • Routes 42,43 Mount Pleasant – every day
  • Route 63 Takoma – Petworth – weekdays
  • Route 94 Stanton Road – weekdays
  • Routes 96, 97 East Capitol Street – Cardozo – every day
  • Route D5 MacArthur Blvd. – Georgetown – weekdays
  • Routes U5,U6 Mayfair – Marshall Heights – every day
  • Route W4 Deanwood – Alabama Avenue – weekends

MARYLAND

Schedule adjustments :

  • Routes C2,C4 Greenbelt – Twinbrook – weekends
  • Route P12 Eastover – Addison Road – weekends
  • Routes B21, B22 Bowie State University and Route C28 Pointer Ridge
  • Route 89M Laurel and Routes G12, G14 Greenbelt – New Carrollton
  • K6 New Hampshire Avenue and K9 New Hampshire Avenue Limited during the weekday PM peak period

The following lines will have earlier weekday service:

  • Route F13 Cheverly – Washington Business Park
  • Route R1 Riggs Road

The following line will have later service:

  • Route C27 Central Avenue from Six Flags Park.

 VIRGINIA

  • Service to Landmark Mall will be discontinued and new service to Braddock Road and Hampton Drive will be added on Routes 7A,E,F,Y Lincolnia – North Fairlington.
  • Service on Route 8W will be modified and service on 8X will be eliminated and replaced with additional 8W trips on Routes 8S,W,X,Z Foxchase – Seminary Valley.
  • Later weekday evening service to Culmore on MetroExtra Route 16X Columbia Pike – Federal Triangle.
  • MetroExtra designated stops will be added at Columbia Pike and Oakland Street to serve Routes 16X and 16Y.

For more information or assistance, call Metro Customer Information at 202-637-7000 [TTY 202-638-3780] or look for your new timetable online

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