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May 10, 2019

Service Alert: DC Circulator to Modify Service on National Mall Route This Weekend

DC Circulator service will be modified on the National Mall Route on Saturday 5/11 for the Semper Fi 5k. Saturday 5/11 Road closures and staging areas for the Semper Fi 5k will impact the National Mall Route in multiple locations on Saturday, The race will start at 8:30 am – 10:00 am. Once race activities […]


May 3, 2019

Weekend Bus Maintenance

Out of an abundance of caution, DDOT has temporarily removed 12 DC Circulator buses from service to address a maintenance issue. DDOT is working with the manufacturer to quickly resolve the problem. Passengers will experience extended delays on two routes, Eastern Market-L’Enfant Plaza and the National Mall route. The buses are expected to be back […]


April 19, 2019

Front Door Boarding Policy

Dear Customers, Thank you for riding the DC Circulator. We hope you are enjoying our new free ride fare policy as a part of Mayor Bowser’s Fair Shot initiative. Please note, we are unable to accommodate all-door boarding at this time. We ask that all riders continue to use the front door to enter all […]


April 10, 2019

Service Alert: National Mall Route to Delay Start for the Cherry Blossom Festival Parade on 4/13

DC Circulator to Detour National Mall Route Service for the Cherry Blossom Festival Parade on Saturday, April 13 The Cherry Blossom Festival Parade will lead to road closures affecting the National Mall route. To accommodate the event, the following service changes will be in effect: Road closures on Constitution Avenue, Madison Drive, and Jefferson Drive impact the […]


March 18, 2019

Free Rides Extended Indefinitely

Good news keeps rolling in. Today Mayor Bowser announced an extension of the #fairshot initiative, declaring all DC Circulator rides are free indefinitely. “For Fair Shot February, I made the DC Circulator free. You liked it so much I extended it through March. Over these past few weeks, workers at hotels, restaurants, and shops have stopped […]