Dr. Gridlock: Commuter Bus


Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Montgomery, Fairfax to talk traffic, but solutions won’t come easily

Elected leaders from the two counties will consider the possibility of reviving express bus service, which failed in its most recent trial.

By Robert Thomson  |  02:41 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Commuting, Capital Beltway, Commuter Bus, Metro, Maryland, Virginia, Tysons Corner | Tags:  DC transportation, Metro, WMATA, Montgomery County, Fairfax County, 495 Express Lanes, Capital Beltway, Virginia Department of Transportation, Maryland Department of Transportation

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 04/25/2011

MTA Commuter Bus stops relocate

Some changes are being made to Maryland Commuter Bus routes, according to the Maryland Transit Administration.

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:25 AM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Commuter Bus, Maryland

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 02/02/2011

Inter-city buses canceled today

Megabus has canceled many of its trips along the Northeast, including all trips from Washington to Boston and some from Washington to New York, due to weather. Check its site for the details.

By Luke Rosiak  |  09:23 AM ET, 02/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Commuter Bus

Posted at 06:17 AM ET, 01/27/2011

DC Circulator starts at 7 a.m.

The DC Circulator will start running at 7 a.m. today, but at a reduced level of service: there will be 20 to 30 minutes between buses until later this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  06:17 AM ET, 01/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Commuter Bus

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 01/26/2011

Early routes for Fairfax Connector

The Fairfax Connector is running normal weekday service

By Washington Post Staff Writers  |  12:55 PM ET, 01/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Commuter Bus, Commuter Bus

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/24/2010

DC Circulator curbed on Christmas

The DC Circulator will not be running on Saturday, Christmas Day. Service will resume on all routes on Sunday, Dec. 26.

By Mark Berman  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Commuter Bus

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 12/24/2010

Holiday changes for ART and STAR

Here are some changes that will impact Arlington's ART routes as well as STAR (Specialized Transit for Arlington Residents) services for this weekend and next weekend:

By Mark Berman  |  05:00 AM ET, 12/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Commuter Bus, Commuter Bus

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 12/17/2010

Tysons Connector bus service to end

It was suppose to be one of the steps toward Tysons Corner's future as a transit-oriented, urban downtown. In November 2009, a free midday shuttle service was launched to usher riders among office buildings and shopping malls in Tysons. The...

By Kafia A. Hosh  |  03:15 PM ET, 12/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Commuter Bus, Commuter Bus, Commuter Bus, Commuter Bus, Commuter Bus

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 12/16/2010

VRE reassigns maintenance supervisor

Virginia Railway Express officials said they are revamping their mechanical policies and procedures in order to ensure their commuter trains run more efficiently. The changes include moving the supervisor in charge of maintenance from that position, launching a search for a replacement, and lining up a team of specialists to stand by for specific problems.

By Jennifer Buske  |  12:02 PM ET, 12/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Commuter Bus, Commuter Bus, Commuter Bus

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 12/16/2010

ART bus passes going paperless [UPDATED]

ART's paper weekly bus pases will no longer be sold after Jan. 1, 2011

By Mark Berman  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Commuter Bus

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/15/2010

DC2NY adds service from NoVa

DC2NY is adding a new bus service connecting Northern Virginia to New York City. Beginning Nov. 23--just in time for Thanksgiving--riders can take a New York-bound bus from the Vienna/Fairfax-GMU and the Franconia/Springfield Metrorail stops.

By Kafia Hosh  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Commuter Bus, Commuter Bus, Commuter Bus

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 10/25/2010

H St. Shuttle continues through year

The H Street Shuttle, a free, city-funded service designed to ferry restaurant and bar patrons to businesses while the burgeoning Northeast corridor is torn up to install a streetcar and wide sidewalks, will continue through the end of 2010, the District Department of Transportation said this afternoon.

By Luke Rosiak  |  05:30 PM ET, 10/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Commuter Bus, Commuter Bus | Tags:  h street shuttle

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 10/19/2010

Fairfax bans smoking in bus shelters

Fairfax County officials are holding a public hearing at 4 p.m. Tuesday about a proposal to ban smoking in county-owned bus shelters. The Virginia Indoor Clean Air Act requires state agencies and localities to consider reasonable no-smoking areas in any building they own or lease.

By Kafia Hosh  |  05:10 PM ET, 10/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Commuter Bus, Commuter Bus, Commuter Bus, Commuter Bus, Commuter Bus

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 09/02/2010

Commuter Bus changes this weekend

Some schedule changes are impacting the Commuter Bus this weekend.

By Mark Berman  |  12:00 PM ET, 09/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Commuter Bus, Commuter Bus

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 07/28/2010

Fairfax: Ban smoking at bus shelters

Fairfax County officials are pushing to ban smoking at all public bus shelters, eight months after Virginia's restaurant-and-bar smoking ban went into effect. The ban would address the "health implications of breathing secondhand smoke," said Fairfax Supervisor Jeff C. McKay...

By Luke Rosiak  |  12:32 PM ET, 07/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Commuter Bus, Commuter Bus