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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, […]


January 19, 2018

DC Circulator Open House January 31

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, January 19, 2018   Media Contacts Terry Owens  — (202) 763-8635, Michelle Phipps-Evans — (202) 497-0124,  DC Circulator Open House Public Invited to Discuss Proposed Service Changes   (Washington, DC) – The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) invites the public to an open house for DC Circulator to share information and […]


December 21, 2017

Service Changes 2018

DDOT Releases Final DC Circulator Transit Development Plan Update, Announces Public Comment Period and Hearing for Major Service Changes The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) released the final 2017 Transit Development Plan and announced a public comment period and hearing on proposed major service changes. “We are excited to begin implementation of the Transit Development […]


December 11, 2017

DC Circulator Welcomes the Holiday Season with New Winter Wonder Bus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts Terry Owens — (202) 763-8635, Maura Danehey – (202) 306-1668, (Washington, DC)–The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will roll out its inaugural Winter Wonder Bus – a special DC Circulator bus wrapped and decorated with a festive winter theme – on Monday, December 11. The bus captures the […]


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, Michelle Phipps-Evans — (202) 497-0124, (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 […]