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March 15, 2019

DDOT Welcomes Spring with the Return of #BlossomBus, Extended Hours

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts Terry Owens — (202) 763-8635, Lauren Stephens — (202) 465-6112, (Washington, DC) – Today, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced the fourth annual #BlossomBus will begin service on the National Mall route on Sunday, March 17. The 2019 #BlossomBus is 100 percent electric and free for all […]


February 26, 2019

Mayor Bowser Extends Free Rides on DC Circulator, Announces Free Capital Bikeshare Memberships for DC Veterans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: LaToya Foster (EOM) – (202) 727-5011; Terry Owens (DDOT) – (202) 763-8635; While Celebrating Three Years of the DC Streetcar, Mayor Once Again Calls on WMATA to Restore Full Rail Service (WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, while celebrating three years of the DC Streetcar, Mayor Bowser extended free rides on the […]


January 25, 2019

Mayor Bowser Announces Free Rides on DC Circulator During #FairShotFebruary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 25, 2019 CONTACT:LaToya Foster (EOM) – (202) 727-5011; latoya.foster@dc.govTerry Owens (DDOT) – (202) 763-8635; Mayor Bowser Announces Free Rides on DC Circulator During #FairShotFebruary (WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, as part of her #FairShotFebruary campaign, Mayor Bowser announced that all rides on the DC Circulator will be free from January 28, 2019 until February 28, […]


May 21, 2018

DC Circulator to Improve Service With Route Changes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Implementation Begins June 24 (Washington, DC) — The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) today announced service improvements for the DC Circulator that will be implemented starting Sunday, June 24, 2018. The service changes are part of a process that began with the 2017 DC Circulator Transit Development Plan to assess overall system performance. Service […]


April 20, 2018

New DC Circulator Electric Buses

Introducing Fourteen 100% Battery-Electric Vehicles Made in the USA Friday, April 20, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the addition of 14 new electric buses to the DC Circulator fleet. The new battery-electric buses, Proterra E2 Catalyst Electric Buses, are manufactured in the United States and run on 100 percent battery electric propulsion. The vehicles will bring clean, […]