Fairfax Connector Facts at a Glance


General Information

  • FY 2014 Budget: $85,874,990
  • Contracted Service Provider: MV Transportation, Inc.
  • Average Weekday Boardings: 37,614
  • Average Saturday Boardings: 12,983
  • Average Sunday Boardings: 9,052
  • FY 2013 Total Passenger Trips: 10,650,401
  • Number of Bus Stops: 4,061
  • Buses in Fleet: 278
  • Service Area: 180 square miles
  • Miles of Service: 1,353
  • Bus Routes: 72
  • Miles Traveled in FY 2013: 11,801,458
  • Full and Part-Time Bus Operators: 364
  • Mechanics and Maintenance Staff: 111
  • Base Bus Fare: $1.80 cash, $1.60 SmarTrip®

FY 2013 Top Ten Bus Routes*

  • Routes 401 and 402: Backlick - Gallows Road: 4,323
  • Route 171: Richmond Highway: 3,296
  • Route 950: Herndon - Reston: 3,165
  • Route 980: Herndon-Monroe Park and Ride: 2,522
  • Route 310: Franconia Road - Rolling Valley: 1,676
  • Route 151: Woodlawn: 1,260
  • Route 505: Reston Town Center: 1,124
  • Route 321: Springfield Counter-clockwise: 839
  • Route 555: Sunset Hills Park and Ride - West Falls Church: 818
  • Route 427: Tysons - Greensboro Drive: 814

* Average daily ridership is determined by dividing the daily ridership total per route for the year by the number of weekdays for the year.

Bus Divisions and Garage Locations

  • Huntington: 8101 Cinder Bed Road, Lorton, VA 22079
  • Reston-Herndon: 268 Spring Street, Herndon, VA 20170
  • West Ox: 4970 Alliance Drive, Fairfax, VA 22035

Active Fleet Profile 

Year Make/Model Size Quantity
2002 Orion V 35' 8
2002 Orion V 30' 9
2007 New Flyer LFR 40' 52
2007 New Flyer LFR 35' 16
2008 Orion VII 30' 26
2009 New Flyer LFR 40' 45
2011 New Flyer LFR 40' 31
2011 New Flyer LFR 40' 37
2012 New Flyer Xcelsior 40' 20
2012 New Flyer Xcelsior 35' 15
2013 New Flyer Xcelsior 40' 19
    Total 278

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