In the Hunter Mill District, Route 463 will replace the 2T MetroBus, which was eliminated to remove transit service from Tysons Towers Apartments. Buses will reroute onto Westpark Drive, International Drive and Tysons Boulevard in Tysons to address traffic conditions and improve scheduling. The change will also adjust running times to make them more reliable, particularly during peak hours, according to the board-approved proposal.
Additionally, a new express service will run from the Fairfax County Government Center to Washington beginning Monday, Dec. 4. The service includes 10 rush-hour, in-bound only trips in the mornings and outbound-only trips in the afternoons. Departures are scheduled to take place every 15 to 25 minutes.
The new service is intended to reduce congestion within the I-66 corridor inside the Beltway. Last year, the county’s transportation department submitted a grant to the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission for the express bus service. The grant includes $986,836 to cover operational costs for 18 months and $2.35 million to purchase five buses. for Route 699.
The route to Washington will be free from Dec. 4 through Dec. 8, after which the fare will be $4.25 and $2.10 for seniors and individuals with disabilities.
For more information, visit the Fairfax Connector’s website.
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