Dr. Gridlock: Circulator


Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 02/26/2014

D.C. Circulator considering new routes, new fares

Local bus system also considering changes in frequency of service.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:59 AM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  d.c. circulator

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 02/21/2014

D.C. to discuss future of Circulator bus service

The District is considering possible changes to routes and fares.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:40 AM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  d.c. circulator

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 09/26/2013

Circulator service is on, even if D.C. government closes

Circulator service will operate even in the event of a government shutdown.

By Lori Aratani  |  12:03 PM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  d.c. circulator

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Soccer stadium plan raises travel questions about South Capitol St.

The rebuilding of South Capitol Street and the Douglass Bridge will be the topic of a Tuesday night meeting.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:26 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  d.c. circulator, D.C. traffic, D.C. United, Metro, WMATA

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 04/05/2013

The weekend and beyond: blossom festival events, free ride on Beltway express lanes

The cherry blossoms are nearing full bloom, drawing crowds to the Tidal Basin. Will drivers be drawn to the toll-free ride on the 495 Express Lanes?

By Robert Thomson  |  09:44 AM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, 95 Express Lanes, Cherry Blossom Festival, d.c. circulator, Dr. Gridlock, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Circulator summer hours start Monday

The D.C. Circulator will expand service on two routes next week, running later on weeknights and adding Saturday buses.

By Mark Berman  |  05:27 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  circulator, d.c. circulator

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 01/16/2013

Walking that last mile (or so) on Inauguration Day

On the last part of the journey to the swearing-in or parade, your feet will be the primary mode of transportation.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:41 AM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  d.c. circulator, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock, inauguration, Metro, WMATA

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 11/27/2012

Time-lapse video depicts a day in the life of Metro

A time-lapse video depicts a day in the life of Metrorail, Metrobus and D.C. Circulator service.

By Mark Berman  |  04:09 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  circulator, d.c. circulator, Metro, Metrobus, Metrorail, videos, WMATA

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 10/12/2012

Getting to Nationals Park

Here are some tips for getting to and from Nationals Park for Friday's Game 5.

By Mark Berman  |  02:45 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bikeshare, capital bikeshare, circulator, Commuting, D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, Metro, Metrobus, Metrorail, Nationals, Nationals Park, nationals park commuting, nationals park congestion, nationals park traffic, nats, WMATA

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Circulator changes and forum loom in coming weeks

Changes are coming to Circulator buses, while a public forum will allow riders a chance to offer feedback and hear about the future of the service.

By Mark Berman  |  03:29 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DC Circulator

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Public forum on Circulator on Wednesday evening

A forum for the public to discuss the D.C. Circulator will take place at Union Station on Wednesday from 7-8:30 p.m.

By Mark Berman  |  02:00 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. Circulator

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 03/31/2011

District makes Circulator bus changes

The District Department of Transportation has formally announced changes affecting three of its Circulator bus routes.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:16 AM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  District | Tags:  Dr. Gridlock, DC Circulator

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 03/29/2011

Circulator plan would add, subtract routes

The D.C. Department of Transportation’s draft plan for the Circulator bus system’s next decade includes proposals to add and subtract routes and increase fares

By Robert Thomson  |  11:45 AM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Transit | Tags:  Dr. Gridlock, DC Circulator

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 11/04/2010

Circulator ridership, and subsidy, grows

Not long after Metro figures showed that Metrobus ridership has declined significantly in recent years, a new online dashboard from overseers of the Circular bus system allows users to track metrics such as ridership and safety, and it shows that ridership has increased significantly. But costs were nearly $4.30 per ride for the Waterfront line, and the Smithsonian-National Gallery loop recouped only 6 percent of what it cost to run via rider fares, the tool also showed.

By Luke Rosiak  |  01:50 PM ET, 11/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Commuting, Commuting, Commuting, Commuting | Tags:  Circulator, Online tools