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Dr. Gridlock Archive: Commuter Bus

DDOT proposes new tour bus regs

With intercity buses like DC2NY and BoltBus increasingly popular--and often pulling their hulking frames to the side of the road in pedestrian meccas like Chinatown--the District Department of Transportation is proposing modifying regulations governing them, as well as sightseeing buses.

By Luke Rosiak  | March 11, 2011; 5:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Commuter Bus, Transportation Politics  
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Richmond-VRE buses to be cut

The bus service that currently connects Richmond-area residents with Virginia Railway Express trains will be discontinued, VRE officials said Tuesday.

By Jennifer Buske  | March 1, 2011; 5:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Commuter Bus, Transit, Virginia Railway Express  | Tags:  virginia railway express, vre  
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ICC buses start Tuesday

Two bus routes on the initial segment of the Intercounty Connector will begin running Tuesday between Gaithersburg and Fort Meade and BWI.

By Luke Rosiak  | February 28, 2011; 4:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  BRAC, Commuter Bus, Maryland  | Tags:  Intercounty Connector  
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Storms may make travel dangerous

Fierce storms may rip through the Washington region today, according to The Post's Capital Weather Gang, bring hail, wind gusts of up to 70 mph, flash flooding and even tornadoes, making driving conditions dangerous. A tornado watch is in effect from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

By Washington Post Editors  | February 28, 2011; 9:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Commuter Bus, Commuter Rail, Driving, Metro, MetroAccess, Metrobus  
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Some MTA commuter buses running late

Maryland Transit Administration Commuter Bus routes 410, 411, 420 and 991 are operating one hour late due to snow. Officials said other routes are on regular schedules....

By washington Post Editors  | February 22, 2011; 5:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Commuter Bus, Maryland  
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VRE's WiFi plan hits funding snag

Virginia Railway Express riders will have to wait a little longer for wireless Internet access on trains as the cost for the service turns out to be much higher than rail officials once expected.

By Jennifer Buske  | February 18, 2011; 1:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Commuter Bus, Virginia, Virginia Railway Express  | Tags:  vre  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Bus drivers injured more than cops, Luke Rosiak , February 18, 2011
New buses for Intercounty Connector, Robert Thomson , February 16, 2011
Inter-city buses canceled today, Luke Rosiak , February 2, 2011
DC Circulator starts at 7 a.m., Mark Berman , January 27, 2011
Early routes for Fairfax Connector, Washington Post Staff Writers , January 26, 2011
ART passes go paperless this weekend, Mark Berman , January 25, 2011
DC Circulator curbed on Christmas, Mark Berman , December 24, 2010
Holiday changes for ART and STAR, Mark Berman , December 24, 2010
Tysons Connector bus service to end, Kafia A. Hosh , December 17, 2010
VRE reassigns maintenance supervisor, Jennifer Buske , December 16, 2010
ART bus passes going paperless [UPDATED], Mark Berman , December 16, 2010
Circulator detours lifted, Mark Berman , December 10, 2010
DC Circulator detour , Mark Berman , December 2, 2010
Metro to add, adjust bus routes in Dec., Ann Scott Tyson , November 30, 2010
ART detours due to fallen tree, Mark Berman , November 30, 2010
DC2NY adds service from NoVa, Kafia Hosh , November 15, 2010
Share your commuting stories, Michael Bolden , November 8, 2010
H St. Shuttle continues through year, Luke Rosiak , October 25, 2010
Fairfax bans smoking in bus shelters, Kafia Hosh , October 19, 2010
Thousands pledge to be car-free, Kafia Hosh , September 20, 2010
MoCo's Ride On cuts take effect, Kafia Hosh , September 7, 2010
Commuter Bus changes this weekend, Mark Berman , September 2, 2010
VRE cancellation, Kafia Hosh , August 6, 2010
Fairfax: Ban smoking at bus shelters, Luke Rosiak , July 28, 2010
MTA bus shelter condemned , Michael Bolden , July 14, 2010
 
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