Fairfax Connector Seeks Public Input on Proposed County-wide Service Changes


Changes to Fairfax Connector bus schedules are proposed for routes county-wide, with implementation anticipated in December 2015, to improve on-time performance and improve transfers between buses and other transit systems, such as Metrorail and Virginia Railway Express. Routes affected by the proposed changes are 101, 109, 151, 152, 171, 371, 372, 373, 495, 551, RIBS 2 and RIBS 4. View details by route.

Fairfax Connector will host a public meeting to explain the proposed schedule adjustments and gather comments and suggestions from riders:

  • Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, 6 – 8 p.m. (presentation at 7 p.m.)
  • South County Center, Room 221A/B, 8350 Richmond Highway, Alexandria
  • Transit access: Fairfax Connector 171 and Metrobus REX

Public comment will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015. To comment on the proposed service changes, or for more information, riders can:

For more information about this news item contact Anna Nissinen, Head of Communications, Fairfax County Department of Transportation at 703-877-5606, TTY 711. 

December 2015 Service Change Proposal from Fairfax County

Proposed Changes by Route

County-wide Schedule Adjustments

  • Minor schedule adjustments on routes 171, 371, 372, 373, 495, 551, and RIBS 4 to improve on-time performance and improve connections with Metrorail, Virginia Railway Express, and other bus service in response to rider feedback.

Route 101 – Fort Hunt Road

  • A new schedule will reflect bus travel times adjusted for current traffic conditions.
  • On Saturdays, the time between buses will increase by approximately five minutes (to an approximate 35 minute frequency) to improve on-time performance.

Route 109 – Rose Hill

  • A new schedule will reflect bus travel times adjusted for current traffic conditions, and hourly Sunday service between approximately 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Route 151 – Engleside-Mount Vernon

  • A new schedule will reflect bus travel times adjusted for current traffic conditions, and to evenly space scheduled bus departures with weekday rush hour limited-stop Route 159.
  • On weekday middays and weekends, the time between buses will change to approximately every 30 minutes. 

Route 152 – Groveton-Mount Vernon

  • A new schedule will reflect bus travel times adjusted for current traffic conditions.
  • One additional northbound and southbound trip will be added to the weekday afternoon schedule to improve on-time performance and improve connectivity in the Richmond Highway corridor.

RIBS 2 – South Lakes

  • A new schedule will reflect bus travel times adjusted for current traffic conditions.
  • Buses will travel via Sunset Hills Road, Metro Center Drive, and Kaiser Permanente to enter the Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail station.

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Fairfax County Transportation Media Contact
Anna K. Nissinen, Head of Communications
anna.nissinen@fairfaxcounty.gov
Direct: 703-877-5606, TTY 711
Cell: 571-446-9940, TTY 711


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