Lots of Bus News


A reader caught one of the new Circulator buses on a training run at Irving and 15th. 2 new cirulator routes were announced, on the DCCirulator Web site, that they’ll be starting on Monday. Here’s a look at the routes:


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And Councilmember Jim Graham announces the start of the new 16th Street express bus the S9 and the new circulator routes:

“On Monday morning, new express, limited-stop bus service will start on 16th Street. The new S9 route will run during the morning and evening rush hours between Silver Spring and McPherson Square. The bus will run from 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays.

The S9 will make only 16 stops along 16th Street to help riders get downtown and back quickly. Buses will run every 10 minutes. Regular bus service along 16th Street will continue to serve all 84 regular stops. Continues after the jump

The D.C. Government will pay for the service through the summer of 2011. I worked with Mayor Fenty to achieve funding for the new service. I will be joining Mayor Fenty at 10 a.m. at 16th and Columbia Road NW to kick off this new service.

This service is one of three new improvements to bus service impacting Ward One:

A new DC Circulator route running from Woodley Park Metro station to McPherson Square Metro station will begin operating soon. That bus will make stops in Adams Morgan, Mount Pleasant, Columbia Heights, U Street, and Logan Circle. It will connect Columbia Heights to McPherson Square by way of 14th street.

In December, Metro added the 43 bus route, which connects Mount Pleasant, Adams Morgan and Dupont Circle to downtown. The 43 Route shortens the existing 42 route by using the underpass on Connecticut Avenue at Dupont Circle. This saves 5 minutes and reduces congestion around the circle.”

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