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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   July 7, 2008      

Alexandria Transit Company Announces Service Improvements and
Peak Period Fare Adjustment

The Alexandria Transit Company (ATC) announces service improvements and a peak period fare adjustment that will take effect on July 20, 2008:

• The AT5 route will improve frequency during peak periods to every 20 minutes (to Old Town in the morning and from Old Town in the afternoon).

• The AT2 and AT5 routes have improved schedules to provide 10-minute service from King Street Metro to Old Town in the morning peak period and from Old Town to King Street Metro in the afternoon peak period.

• Minor timetable adjustments were made on several routes to improve schedule adherence.

• The DASH fare structure will be adjusted to $1.25 for peak period fares (from 5   a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays) and the base fare will remain $1.00 during off-peak periods, weekends, and holidays. The $30 monthly DASH Pass will remain the same.

New schedules will be available soon on the DASH web site. Newly printed Ride Guides will be also be available before the changes take effect, and may be found on DASH buses after July 13, 2008. For more information, please call 703.370.3274 or visit www.dashbus.com.