Arlington Transit (ART) is proposing several bus service changes that would go into effect starting Dec. 16, 2018. ART is requesting feedback on the proposed service changes and will take comments into consideration before finalizing the changes.

The public can comment via this feedback form and at two public meetings that will be held in October (see below). All comments must be received by 5 pm on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018.

An open house will be held prior to each public meeting. The public meetings will feature a short presentation that will give an overview of the proposed service changes. Public meetings will be held at the following locations:

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018
Location: Arlington Mill Community Center, 909 S Dinwiddie St, Arlington, VA 22204
Room: 527 A & B
Time: 6:30 pm – 8 pm
Presentation Times: 7 pm & 7:30 pm

Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018
Location: Langston Brown Community Center, 2121 N Culpeper St, Arlington, VA 22207
Room: Multipurpose Room
Time: 6:30 pm – 8 pm
Presentation Times: 7 pm and 7:30 pm

The ART bus service changes proposed to start on Sunday, Dec. 16 or Monday, Dec. 17 are:

Route Proposed Service Changes
NEW Route
72
New weekday service operating between Williamsburg/North Glebe Road to Ballston and Shirlington via N/S George Mason Drive. This new route with Metrobus 22A/C will bring more frequent service between Ballston and Shirlington along N/S George Mason Drive.

Weekday service: 6:00 am to 8:00 pm
Peak frequency: every 20 minutes
Off-peak frequency: every 30 minutes.
45 Additional service on Sundays until 11:05 pm;
Increase weekday peak service frequency from 25 minutes to 20 minutes, to reflect traffic conditions and improve on-time performance.
52 Reduce weekday peak service frequency from 30 minutes to 35 minutes, to reflect traffic conditions and improve on-time performance.
55 New weekday schedule with minor adjustments to improve on-time performance. 
Adjust evening frequency from 12 minutes to 13 minutes.
74 New weekday schedule with minor adjustments to improve on-time performance and coordinate layover space with route 84.
77 Reduce weekday frequency from 30 minutes to 35 minutes to reflect traffic conditions and improve on-time performance.  
84 New weekday schedule with minor adjustments to improve on-time performance and coordinate layover space with route 74.
87 New weekday schedule with minor adjustments to improve on-time performance and coordinate layover space with route 42.

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