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September 29, 2017

District Issues DC Circulator Operations and Maintenance RFP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, September 29, 2017 Media Contacts Terry Owens — (202) 763-8635, terry.owens@dc.gov Michelle Phipps-Evans — (202) 497-0124, michelle.phipps-evans@dc.gov (Washington, DC) – Today, the District of Columbia issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to operate and maintain the DC Circulator transit system. First launched in 2005, the DC Circulator has grown steadily since […]

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August 1, 2017

Mayor Bowser Celebrates Arrival of New DC Circulator Buses, Announces Jeff Marootian as Interim Director at DDOT

Contact: LaToya Foster (EOM) – (202) 727-5011; latoya.foster@dc.gov Terry Owens (DDOT) – (202) 763-8635; terry.owens@dc.gov New Vehicles Will Help Meet System’s Growing Demand, Reach Sustainability Targets (WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Mayor Bowser celebrated the arrival of 26 New Flyer Xcelsior® model buses, the first wave of 40 new buses that will be added to the […]

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February 16, 2017

DC Circulator Introduces Improved Bus Stop Flags Systemwide to Enhance Customer Experience

Media Contacts Terry Owens — (202) 763-8635, terry.owens@dc.gov Michelle Phipps-Evans — (202) 497-0124, michelle.phipps-evans@dc.gov DC Circulator Introduces Improved Bus Stop Flags Systemwide to Enhance Customer Experience (Washington, DC) The DC Circulator’s bus stop flags are getting a makeover. The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is installing more than 130 redesigned bus stop signs throughout the […]

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February 15, 2017

New and Improved Stop Flags

Beginning February 15, 2017, the DC Circulator stop flags are getting a new look! We’re installing more than 130 new, redesigned bus stop signs throughout the six-route system. Each flag will now be equipped with: A unique bus stop ID number Respective color-coded route icon and acronym DC Circulator’s website address New customer service phone number […]

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January 17, 2017

DDOT Issues Transit Service Alerts for the 2017 Presidential Inauguration

Media Contacts Terry Owens — (202) 763-8635, terry.owens@dc.gov Michelle Phipps-Evans — (202) 497-0124, michelle.phipps-evans@dc.gov DDOT Issues Transit Service Alerts for the 2017 Presidential Inauguration Travel safely and efficiently Friday, January 20 The 58th Presidential Inauguration is expected to impact travel significantly and increase congestion across the nation’s capital. To assist with the anticipated crowds, the […]

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