For Immediate Release
July 10, 2018
Earlier today, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved service improvements to Fairfax Connector Routes 699 and 171, effective Saturday, July 28, 2018. The changes are based on passenger feedback, and implemented with the goal of improved customer experience through increased on-time performance, service reliability and effectiveness.
Route 699 - Express Service to Washington DC
- View the new Route 699 schedule here.
- Changes include schedule enhancements and improved access to key locations in downtown Washington, D.C. The service adjustments formalize the existing Route 699 detour and adds stops along 18th Street, NW, and 19th Street, NW. These new stops better shortens walking distance to the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the George Washington University campus.
- View the new Route 171 schedule here.
- Based on low demand and to improve route efficiency, the latest northbound and southbound trips on Friday evenings will be eliminated.
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