Ride Stress Free to D.C. on New Fairfax Connector Express Service Beginning Dec. 4, 2017


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New I-66 Express Bus Service to D.C.

Dear Neighbor,

Beginning Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, Fairfax Connector Route 699 will provide express service from the Fairfax County Government Center, via I-66, directly to major regional employment and educational centers in downtown Washington, D.C., including the U.S. Department of State, the World Bank and The George Washington University Campus. You can ride the bus for free during the first week.

After December 8th, the regular express fare is $4.25, with older adults and people with disabilities paying $2.10. You may pay using a SmarTrip card or cash. There will be 10 morning rush-hour inbound trips and 10 afternoon rush-hour outbound trips. Details can be found here.

Please let me know if you have questions. I may be reached at deljlemunyon@gmail.com or (703) 264-1432.

Yours for good government,




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nov. 29, 2017

**Try Route 699 for FREE Dec. 4-8, 2017!**

Beginning Dec. 4, 2017, Fairfax Connector Route 699 will provide express service from the Fairfax County Government Center, via I-66, directly to major regional employment and educational centers in downtown Washington, D.C., including the U.S. Department of State, the World Bank and The George Washington University Campus.

How to Ride Route 699 – Stress Free to D.C.! (VIDEO)
Schedule and Fares – 4 Things to Know
Regular express fare: $4.25; older adults and people with disabilities: $2.10. Pay using a SmarTrip card or cash. Ride FREE the week of December 4-8, 2017.

10 morning rush-hour inbound trips and 10 afternoon rush-hour outbound trips:

Morning service with regular departures (approximately every 20 minutes) from the Fairfax County Government Center to downtown D.C. begins at 5:40 am with the last departure at 8:25 am. The average ride time is 45 minutes.

Afternoon Service with regular departures (approximately every 22 minutes) begins at 3:25 p.m., from Virginia Avenue & 21 Street NW. Last departure from D.C. will be at 6:43 p.m. from 19 Street & F Street NW.

To depart D.C. midday, take the Metrorail Orange Line to Vienna and connect to the Fairfax Connector Route 621 midday service that connects to the Government Center.
For emergencies, sign-up for Guaranteed Ride Home.

Stops in Downtown D.C.
Location

Serves

Virginia Avenue NW & 21 Street NW: State Department, Federal Reserve, National Academy of Sciences and Office of Personnel Management

Virginia Avenue NW & 19 Street NW: Department of the Interior and Constitution Ave NW

18 Street NW & E Street NW: General Services Administration

19 Street NW & F Street NW: World Bank, International Monetary Fund, George Washington University and Farragut West Metrorail

Parking and Transit Connections
Free parking is available at the park-and-ride lot at the Fairfax County Government Center.
Connect to the Government Center via Fairfax Connector Routes 605, 621/622/623, and Metrobus 1C.
For More Information
For day-to-day information and assistance with Fairfax Connector service:

Sign-up for Fairfax Connector BusTracker for real-time passenger information.
Call our Telephone Information Center (TIC) at 703-339-7200, TTY 703-339-1608, for information on bus connections.
Visit www.fairfaxconnector.com for schedule information.
Visit a Connector Transit Store for trip-planning, fare media, and more.

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Fairfax Connector is the largest local bus system in the Northern Virginia region transporting 35,000 passengers on 86 routes daily. For more information about Connector service, visit www.fairfaxconnector.com, email fairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov , or call 703-339-7200, TTY 711. You can also follow us on Twitter @ffxconnector or like us on Facebook @fairfaxconnector.

https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/connector/news/2017/17_017.htm