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Service Alert: National Mall Route Service Suspension for the Washington Nationals 2019 World Series Celebration

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DC Circulator to Suspend Service on National Mall Route for the Washington Nationals 2019 World Series Celebration

Road closures and related events will impact the National Mall route in multiple locations on Saturday November 2, 2019.

Therefore, DC Circulator will suspend service all day on the National Mall route starting at 2:00 am until 7:00 pm on Saturday November 2, 2019.

Regular service on the National Mall route will resume on Sunday November 3, 2019.

For the most up to date information please sign up to receive service alerts on our website at www.dccirculator.com and follow us on Twitter at @dccirculator

Service Alert: National Mall Route Service Suspension for the Washington Nationals 2019 World Series Celebration

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DC Circulator to Suspend Service on National Mall Route for the Washington Nationals 2019 World Series Celebration

Road closures and related events will impact the National Mall route in multiple locations on Saturday November 2, 2019.

Therefore, DC Circulator will suspend service all day on the National Mall route starting at 2:00 am until 7:00 pm on Saturday November 2, 2019.

Regular service on the National Mall route will resume on Sunday November 3, 2019.

For the most up to date information please sign up to receive service alerts on our website at www.dccirculator.com and follow us on Twitter at @dccirculator

 

Service Alert: DC Circulator will Modify Service on National Mall Route for Navy Mile on Oct. 6, 2019

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Service Changes in Effect on the National Mall Route for the Navy Mile on Pennsylvania Avenue race on Sunday, October 6, 2019

The Navy Mile on Pennsylvania Avenue race will lead to road closures affecting the National Mall on Sunday, October 6. To accommodate the event, the buses will turn back onto Madison Drive from 3rd Street, instead of heading up toward Union Station.

The following stop will not be served between opening at 9 am and 12 pm (noon)

  • Union Station (E St. NW / Columbus Circle)

Once race activities have finished at 12 pm (noon), or as road closures allow, normal service will resume to all stops.

For the most up to date information please sign up to receive service alerts on our website at www.dccirculator.com and follow us on Twitter at @dccirculator

Service Alert: DC Circulator Service will be modified today and expect delays on all routes.

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The DC Circulator is in the process of conducting a quarterly maintenance review on its vehicles. Due to the review the afternoon rush hour service will be impacted. Please expect delays on all routes.

We apologize for any inconvenience and we appreciate your business.

 For the most up to date information please sign up to receive service alerts on our website at www.dccirculator.com and follow us on Twitter at @dccirculator.

Service Alert: US-GT Route Service Change due to K Street road construction

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DC Circulator Service on US –GT route at K St and 16th will be temporarily suspended between the hours of 9:30 am & 3:30 pm due to construction impacting the bus stop. Customers will board at K St and 15th during the hours of 9:30 am – 3:30 pm Monday thru Saturday.

 

 

Therefore, DC Circulator service will be impacted for the next two weeks August 9, 2019 thru August 24, 2019.

 

For the most up to date information please sign up to receive service alerts on our website at www.dccirculator.com and follow us on Twitter at @dccirculator

 

Service Alert: DC Circulator to Modify Service on EM-LP, CH-US, NM, and DP-RS Routes Thursday, July 4, 2019

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National Mall Route

Road closures for 4th of July activities in and around the National Mall will impact the National Mall route in multiple locations on July 4th. To accommodate the event, DC Circulator will suspend service on the National Mall route all day on Thursday, July 4th, 2019.

Normal service on the route will resume on Friday, July 5, 2019.

 

Eastern Market – L’Enfant Plaza and Congress Heights – Union Station Routes

Road closures for the Barracks Row 4th of July Parade will impact both routes travelling on 8th Street SE on Thursday, July 4, 2019. To accommodate the event, the route will detour temporarily to 11th Street SE starting at 9:00 am until 12:30 pm.

Stops along 8th Street at E Street SE, G Street SE, and L Street SE will not be served. I

Regular service to all stops on both routes will resume after 12:30 am or once traffic has return to normal.

Dupont Circle-Georgetown-Rosslyn Route

Riders using the Dupont Circle-Georgetown-Rosslyn route on the evening of July 4, 2019 should be aware that the Key Bridge may be closed due to heavy pedestrian traffic. A post will be made on the DC Circulator Twitter account in the event that the Key Bridge is closed. Another post will be made when normal service is able to resume after the fireworks.

 

In the event of a closure of the Key Bridge, buses will only serve stops on the District side of the Potomac River, utilizing a turnaround at M Street NW and 35th Street NW. The stop in Rosslyn will not be serviced while the Key Bridge is closed.

 

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DC Circulator Weekend Bus Maintenance – Friday, June 14, 2019

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Starting Friday, June 14 and over the weekend, we are undergoing a significant maintenance audit. As a part of these activities, we have removed buses from service to complete suggested maintenance. This will cause delays on many routes. DDOT is working diligently with the technicians to quickly resolve this matter. DC Circulator riders should expect significant delays throughout the weekend on the DuPont Circle – Rosslyn,  Congress Heights – Union Station, and the L’Enfant Plaza – Eastern Market routes.

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience this may cause as we continue our commitment to providing safe and quality transportation to District residents.

For the most up-to-date information, please follow us on Twitter @dccirculator.

Prepare for the Metro Shutdown

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Dear Customers,

Prepare for Metro’s Summer Platform Closures!

Beginning on Saturday, May 25, 2019 through Sunday, September 8, 2019 the Blue and Yellow line metro stations south of the Ronald Regan National Airport will be shut down due to major platform reconstructions and station renovations.

Here’s what you need to know about the Metro Shutdown

  • Metro plans to close and rebuild platforms at Braddock Rd. Station, King St. Station, Eisenhower Ave. Station, Huntington Station, Franconia-Springfield Station, and Van Dorn Station.
  • Metro will be providing free shuttle buses between stations during all Metrorail operating hours.
  • Parking will be open to the public at Franconia-Springfield and Huntington Metro Stations. Commuters can park in the Park & Ride lot and the Kiss & Ride lot at both stations.

The DC Circulator Dupont Circle – Georgetown – Rosslyn route is a transit alternative for commuters traveling to and from the District. Riders can board the DC Circulator for FREE at the Rosslyn Metro Station and enjoy a comfortable ride to DuPont Circle. Buses run every ten minutes to alleviate traffic and decrease wait times.

For more information on navigating the Summer Metro Shutdown check out goDCgo’s toolkit for local riders.

Platform Improvement Toolkit for Riders

Thank you,

DC Circulator Team

Service Alert: Service Changes for the Capitol Hill Classic Runs

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DC Circulator will Modify Service on the Congress Heights – Union Station Route

Sunday May 19, 2019

The 10K course will affect the DC Circulator Congress Heights-Union Station route from opening until 11:00 am. Therefore, the following service changes will begin Sunday, May 19 at the start of service:

Congress Heights Route: Detour – Service will detour from 7:00 am to 11:00 am or until traffic returns to normal.

Buses will not travel to Union Station and will not service the following stops (bus stops north of Pennsylvania Ave)

  • Mass Ave & Columbus Circle
  • 8th Street & East Capitol St

Buses will end service at Eastern Market area at the following stops before turning around to travel back to Congress Heights:

  • 8th Street and E Street SE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Once race activities have finished and streets reopen around 11:00 am, the route will resume normal service to all stops. Follow @dccirculator on Twitter for updates.

Win Big for Get On Board Day

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On Thursday, April 25, 2019, the DC Circulator joins hundreds of public transit providers, experts, and enthusiasts on Get on Board for Public Transit Day. Sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), Get on Board Day is a national event aimed to bring awareness to the many economic, social, cultural, environmental, and safety benefits public transit brings to American communities.

Washington D.C. has consistently ranked among the top 10 major cities in the U.S. for public transportation. Its public transit network provides more than 300 million trips per year and approximately 31% of all commutes in The District are via public transportation.

We are proud to know our six route bus system contributes its own benefits to our city such as:

  • Improved air quality with the largest fleet of zero-emission, 100% electric buses on the east coast.
  • Greater personal savings with the only FREE major public transportation option in the city.
  • Economic stimulation by connecting residents and visitors directly to local hot spots and activity centers for retail, tourism, and employment.

Join the Get on Board Day movement. Visit getonboardday.org/ to sign the petition and share your public transportation story.


Ride, Play & Win for Get on Board Day

Put your transit knowledge to the test! The more you know about public transportation in your area, the more rewarding it can be. Join us on Thursday, April 25 from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. on randomly selected buses where riders will get the chance to answer fun transit trivia questions and win awesome prizes.

How To Play

When we board the bus we’ll ask for volunteers to answer up to three transit trivia questions. Answer all the questions correctly and get the opportunity to choose from several cool prizes. You’ll get a voucher for your prize, with instructions on how to redeem online.

Available Prizes Include:

  • $50 SmarTrip™ card
  • 1-year annual Capital Bikeshare membership
  • Two tickets to a Washington Mystics game
  • Tickets to a Washington Nationals game
  • Tickets to a D.C. United game
  • Smithsonian’s National Zoo premier membership for two

Follow us on Twitter to get prepared. We’ll be sharing fun transportation facts that could help you with the game.