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County Commuter Buses To Provide Metro Connections Inauguration Day

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Posted: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 8:00 am

Loudoun County Transit will offer commuter bus service on Inauguration Day Monday. Buses will operate between several park and ride lots in Loudoun and the West Falls Church Metrorail station.

Morning buses to West Falls Church on Metro’s Orange Line will depart as early as 4:10 a.m. Buses will return to Loudoun at regular intervals between 3 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. Transit representatives will direct passengers to their appropriate buses at the West Falls Church Metrorail Station.

The 2013 Inauguration Day schedule includes service from the following park-and-ride lots:

• Harmony Park and Ride Lot, Hamilton; Departures from 39464 E. Colonial Highway every 30 minutes between 4:15 a.m. and 6:45 a.m. Returns from West Falls Church Metro every 30 minutes between 3 and 7:45 p.m.

• Leesburg Park and Ride Lot, Leesburg; Departures from 19730 Sycolin Road every 10 minutes between 4:10 a.m. and 7:10 a.m. Returns from West Falls Church Metro every 15 minutes between 3 and 7:45 p.m.

• Dulles North Transit Center, Stering; Departures from the Moran Road lot every five minutes between 4:15 a.m. and 7:05 a.m. Returns from West Falls Church Metro every 10 minutes between 3 and 7:45 p.m.

• Cascades; Five scheduled departures from Broad Run Farms, Cascades and Lowes Island to West Falls Church between 4:39 a.m. and 7:10 a.m. Five scheduled returns between 3:10 p.m. and 6:55 p.m.

Rides on LC Transit buses will cost $2.50 when paying with exact cash or $2 with a SmarTrip® card.

Passengers will need to purchase fare cards or use SmarTrip® cards at Metro stations. Attendees are encouraged to purchase fare cards ahead of time to ease their travel Jan. 21.

Loudoun County’s Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure has a limited supply of Inauguration Day Commemorative SmarTrip® cards, which are pre-loaded with a one-day pass for unlimited Metrorail travel, that can be purchased with cash or check. The office is located on the fourth floor of the Loudoun County Government Center, located at 1 Harrison St., S.E., in Leesburg. Business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For complete details on the Inauguration Day bus service, including Loudoun County Park and Ride Lot locations and all bus schedules for Inauguration Day, go to or call 703-771-5665. Additional Metro passenger information is available at

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  • norges55 posted at 9:08 am on Tue, Jan 15, 2013.

    norges55 Posts: 1042

    That's a novel idea offering bus service when it is needed. Makes a whole lot more sense then taxing Loudoun County residents for bus and train service that will be under utilized. I see Lahood appointed another person to continue the bureaucracy he started. To solve the MWAA problem you need to lose Potter and the whole corrupt boards. Don't be adding to our misery. Who is going to pay for this woman to assume this accountability role and who will pay for Wolfs permanent Inspector. Why of course we will through higher tolls and the 15 dollar increase our Gov. wants for registration fees. The projection is for auto use to decrease 1.7 by the year 2040 compared to today. Lets concentrate on the roads and quit adding pork spending for mass transit on the backs of vehicle owners.