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Many Bus Routes Shifted

Metrobus, which has switched stops from the Pentagon Transit Center to Pentagon City Metro station this morning, isn't the only agency making detours because of the Sept. 11 memorial dedication ceremony.

DASH Buses AT3, AT4: Riders who usually use the Pentagon Transit Center will be redirected to the Braddock Road Metro station. Normal service will resume at the Pentagon Transit Center in the afternoon. Buses heading toward Braddock Road Station will stop at designated stops on the opposite side of the street from buses that normally operate to the Pentagon.

OmniRide: All morning buses will operate service only to Metro stations. On the eastern side of Prince William County, service will operate to the Franconia-Springfield Station. From the Manassas area, service will operate to West Falls Church Station. Riders will pay the Metro Direct fare of $2.50 cash or $2.10 with a SmarTrip card.

Mid-day buses will depart from the Metro stations at the time they would regularly be leaving from the Pentagon. Regular service is scheduled to resume for all buses after 1 p.m.

Fairfax Connector: Route 306 will not operate a.m. service. Regular routing from GMU to Pentagon Transit Center will begin at 12:50 p.m. with the next trips leaving at 1:55 p.m. and 3 p.m. Route 306 will operate one southbound trip to GMU at 1:50 p.m.

Route 380 will not operate a.m. service. Regular routing and service from the Pentagon will resume in the afternoon.

Route 595 will operate service to West Falls Church Station in the morning. Fares will be $1. Regular routing and service from the Pentagon will resume in the afternoon.

Route 597 will operate regular routing and service, morning and afternoon, but there may be some delays in Crystal City this morning.

Loudoun Transit: The DC2E, DS3E, DS8E, DC15E, and DC26E will drop off Pentagon passengers on Eads Street at the corner of Eads and Army Navy Drive and then head into Washington.

The DC5E and DC16E will drop off Pentagon passengers on Eads Street at the corner of Eads Street and Army Navy Drive and then go to the Crystal City stop.


By Robert Thomson  |  September 11, 2008; 6:17 AM ET
Categories:  Advisories , Commuting , Congestion  
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