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DASH's new AT9 Mark Center to Potomac Yard Route

DASH's new AT9 Mark Center to Potomac Yard Route

On July 28, DASH riders will be able to travel across town on the new AT9 route! The AT9 will provide crosstown connections between Mark Center, Southern Towers, Northern Virginia Community College, Bradlee Shopping Center, Shirlington Transit Center in Arlington, Parkfairfax, Arlandria and Potomac Yard.  The AT9 will offer Alexandria and Arlington residents new access to shops, restaurants, and vital transit connections between DASH and Metrobus and ART service.
Virginia's 3 Foot Passing Law

Virginia's 3 Foot Passing Law

As of July 1st, 2014, Virginia law states that a motorist “shall pass at a reasonable speed at least three feet to the left of the overtaken bicycle. Click for a FAQ on how the new law works.
Street Smart

Street Smart

Street Smart is an annual public education, awareness and behavior change campaign in Washington, D.C. region. The campaign uses radio, newspaper, transit advertising, public awareness efforts, and added law enforcement to respond to the challenges of pedestrian and bicycle safety. In addition to the region-wide awareness efforts, Alexandria conducts pedestrian and bicycle trainings for all DASH bus drivers, does targeted enforcement events at problem intersections in coordination with the Street Smart campaign, provides safety information at Local Motion events, and posts safety messages in English and Spanish on DASH buses.
The State Wants Your Opinion on Transportation

The State Wants Your Opinion on Transportation

Got some thoughts on transportation? Want a chance to win a $100 gift card? The State of Virginia wants to understand how you travel now and how you want to travel in the future. Your opinion will shape Virginia’s next statewide multimodal transportation policy plan called VTrans2040. This plan will include a transportation vision for the future and guiding principles that will influence transportation investment decisions. There will be three random drawings for survey participants to win a $100 gift card!
Get Money to Start a Van Pool or Save the One You are In

Get Money to Start a Van Pool or Save the One You are In

Sponsored by the City of Alexandria, the Van Start and Van Save programs provides temporary funding (up to $2,000) for vanpools having trouble filling all of their seats. The Van Start Program, which funds empty seats during the critical start up phase of new vanpools; and the Van Save Program, which is for existing vanpools that are experiencing problems in their passenger levels due to the loss of riders.

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