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Crystal City-Potomac Yard Transitway Project

 

Metroway Service Begins!

  • Metroway service between Braddock Road and Crystal City Metro Stations, via the Crystal City-Potomac Yard Transitway, began Sunday, August 24th.
  • Metroway replaces the Metrobus 9S and features dedicated bus-only lanes, consolidated bus stops, greater bus frequency, later night service, seven days a week.
  • Buses run every 12 minutes on weekdays and every 20 minutes on weekends.
  • Services operates during the following hours:
    • Monday-Thursday:     5:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    • Friday:                          5:30 a.m. - midnight
    • Saturday:                     6:30 a.m. - midnight
    • Sunday:                       7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.     
     
  •  See metrowayva.com for all the details.
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Photos by BeyondDC.com

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

  • On Saturday, August 23rd, a ribbon cutting ceremony took place to celebrate the opening of the Crystal City-Potomac Yard Transitway.
  • Alexandria Mayor and WMATA Board Mayor Bill Euille was master of ceremonies and delivered the opening remarks. 
  • Guest speakers at the ceremony included:
    • Mary Hughes Hynes, Vice Chair of the Arlington County Board
    • Timothy Lovain, Second Vice Chair of the Transportation Planning Board and Alexandria City Councilmember
    • Matthew Welbes, Executive Director of the Federal Transit Administration
    • Jennifer Mitchell, Director of the Virginia Department of Rail & Public Transportation
    • Jack Requa, Assistant General Manager of Bus Services at WMATA    
     
  •  The Mayor, City Councilmembers, and guest speakers opened the transitway with a ribbon cutting and ceremonial first ride on the new Metroway service.
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                Photos by Fullertography 

Rider Resources

           Metroway Map 
Future Improvements

  • Real-time bus arrival screens in all transit stations
  • Extension of dedicated transitway from South Glebe Rd. to Crystal City in Arlington
  • Metroway route to be extended to Pentagon City Metrorail Station with new stops at Fayette St. in Alexandria and Pentagon City Metro Station and 33rd & Crystal Dr. in Arlington.
  • Off-board fare collection and all door boarding  
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Public Meetings 

Date 

Audio 

Meeting Materials 

April 18, 2012

Audio 

Agenda - Presentation - BRT Flyer 

June 14, 2012

Audio  Agenda - Presentation - BRT Flyer - Options 

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