Three Things to Know Before You Go
The District is abuzz with preparation for Pope Francis’ visit to the city on Wednesday, September 22 – 24.
Please prepare for the following changes to DC Circulator service as you plan your transportation needs during that time.
1. Route Service Suspensions and Reductions
Due to large crowds and street closures, service on the National Mall route will be suspended Wednesday, 9/23 and Thursday, 9/24. Buses on the following routes will run every 15 minutes beginning at 12pm on Wednesday, 9/23. Normal frequencies on the routes shown below will resume Thursday, 9/24, as rolling closures and congestion allow.
o Dupont Circle—Georgetown—Rosslyn
2. Shuttle Service to the Basilica
Shuttle Stop at Rhode Island Avenue Station
3. Detour: Union Station – Navy Yard
To avoid large crowds and major traffic changes, buses on the Union Station to Navy Yard route will operate on the following detour around the U.S. Capitol: