Now Arriving in the D.C. Area: Bus Rapid Transit

The newly opened section of the Metroway—already D.C. Metro's "premium bus service"—includes the region's first stretch of bus rapid transit.
April 20, 2016, 1pm PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
Share Tweet LinkedIn Email Comments
Arlington County Environmental Services

"The Crystal City Potomac Yard Transitway officially opened on Sunday, upgrading Metroway bus service to bona fide bus rapid transit in Arlington," according to an article by Dan Malouf.

The Metroway runs between the Pentagon City and Braddock Road Metro Stations. According to Malouf, it also runs in dedicated bus lanes for much of the route between Crystal City and Potomac Yard, giving it the distinction of being "the Washington region's first real foray into BRT."

Malouf has already inspected the new route and includes pictures of many of thestations along the new route in the article.

Full Story:
Published on Monday, April 18, 2016 in Greater Greater Washington
Share Tweet LinkedIn Email