Public hearings on proposals to change Metrobus service in Northern Virginia will be held at 7:30 p.m. June 6 and 7.
Service changes proposed for consideration at the hearings, sponsored by the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission and the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority, will include the following routes: 10E - eliminate service to South Arlington; 9D and 11C - reroute to serve the new Huntington station fringe parking lot; 11A - reroute to serve the River Towers Apartment complex; 11E - eliminate service to Shirley Duke.
Routes 11P and 11T - reroute to serve National Airport Metro station; 12A, 12E, 12F, 15A and 15B - reroute via South 15th Street and South Hayes Street to serve the Pentagon City Metro station; 16V - establish new service to Barcroft during rush hours; 18H and 18K - establish new service to Orange Hunt and Rolling Valley; 18D, 18E, 18X and 18Y - consolidate routes to eliminate duplicate services; 20G - establish new service to Culmore via Arlington Boulevard during rush hours.
Routes 23B and 23E - reroute via South Court House Road and Columbia Pike; 27B and 27W - provide new rush hour service to Windsor Park and Burgundy Village; 29E - reroute via Constitution Avenue, 14th Street and the Pentagon Metro station.
In addition, proposals to make experimental service on Routes 5S, 6L, 17K and 27P permanent will be considered.
Tuesday's hearing will be held at Lee High School, 6540 Franconia Rd., Springfield. On Wednesday the hearing will be held at Nellie Custis Elementary School, 712 S. 23rd St., Arlington.
People wishing to testify at the hearings must register at least five days before the hearing, with Delmer Ison, Secretary-Treasurer, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, 600 5th St. NW, Washington D.C. 20001, or call 637-1092. Name, address, telephone number and organization affiliation, if any, should be included.