Thursday, August 20, 2015

Metro Seeking Input on Proposed Bus Service Changes

Metro is proposing service changes to a number of bus routes in 2016.

Maryland routes Metro is proposing to change, reduce or alter are:  81, B31, C2, C4, G13, G14, G16, Q1, Q2, Q4, Q5, Q6, V15, Z6, Z8, Z9, Z29, Z11, Z13.

Metro is also proposing eliminating the following Maryland routes: J13, K11, R3, W19

There are four ways to give us feedback to help us build a better bus experience for you:

Take a Survey: Complete a survey about how service changes will affect you.
  hearingMeet with Metro Staff in the community. Metro staff will tour bus stops and attend community meetings and festivals near you to collect your input. See the Better Bus tour schedule. There may even be special guests and giveaways!

hearingSend an Email: Provide written or audio comments to

hearingAttend a Public Hearing: Provide feedback in a traditional, formal setting at Metro's headquarters,
600 5th St NW, Washington, DC, on Thursday, September 17. See the hearings page.

In addition, Metro is proposing no charge for transfers on the Q line to or from Metrorail’s Red Line and travel between Wheaton and Silver Spring.

Read more about the proposed changes affecting Maryland and read more about Metro’s overall proposals.