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Fairfax County, Virginia

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Dwayne Pelfrey,
Chief

Reston-Herndon Connector Service

A NEW BUS NETWORK. BUILT FOR YOU, BY YOU.

Service Changes Begin Nov. 16connector collage

 

New Connector Service

New Routes Provide More Connections and Improved Travel Time

Route

Adjustment

Route Profile

615
Fair Oaks Hospital –
Greenbriar –
Fair Oaks Mall

Improved travel time

Route 615 replaces the section of Route 605 that used to operate between Fair Oaks Hospital and Fair Oaks Mall, via Stringfellow Road and Fair Lakes Parkway. More direct connections with Reston now available at Fair Oaks Hospital. Route 615 provides all-day service with 30-minute frequency during weekday rush hour and 45-minute frequency during weekday non rush hour and weekends. Connection with Route 605 to Reston is now maintained by way of a transfer point at Fair Oaks Hospital.

901
Herndon Metrorail Station – Centreville

 
New connectivity and improved travel time Route 901 provides connectivity between the Herndon, Centreville, and Chantilly areas. The route significantly reduces travel time between these areas, while providing access from residential areas to employment centers. The route operates all-day service with 30-minute frequency during weekday rush hour and 60-minute frequency during weekday non rush hour and weekends.

921
Herndon Circulator

New connectivity

Route 921 operates as a loop through the Town of Herndon, connecting Herndon downtown and historical areas to the Herndon Metrorail Station. Service also includes Parcher Avenue and Spring Street / Van Buren Street area. The route operates with 40-minute frequency on weekdays and weekends.

954
Sterling Plaza – Herndon Metrorail
Station
New connectivity

Route 954 provides all-day service between Sterling Plaza and Herndon Metrorail Station, improving access to employment, shopping, and Loudoun County Transit. Additionally, Route 954 provides more frequent and regular connections to medium-density and high-density areas along Herndon Parkway and Crestview Drive. The route operates with 30-minute frequency during weekday rush hour and 60-minute frequency during weekday non rush hour and weekends.

 

Modified Connector Routes

Modified Routes That Improve Connectivity, Frequency and Reduce Travel Time

Route

Adjustment

Route Profile

507
Sunset Hills – Sunrise Valley

Adjusted span of service to match demand

 

Route 507 operates on a loop linking Sunset Hills Road and Sunrise Valley Drive to Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station and the Northern Virginia Community College Reston Center campus. It provides weekday service with 25-minute frequency.

552
Innovation Center Metrorail Station – Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station

Improved connectivity 

Route 552 connects several medium-density residential areas in the Reston/Herndon service area with three Metrorail stations. The route operates with 20-minute frequency during rush hour.

553
Kingstream – Herndon – Fox Mill

  
    

Improved connectivity

Route 553 improves connectivity from Fox Mill Road to Reston Town Center and Herndon Metrorail Station south of the Dulles Toll Road. It links Herndon High School and the Town of Herndon with Herndon Metrorail Station, with 20-minute frequency during rush hour.

557
Reston South – Soapstone  
 
    

Maintained rush hour service connection

Route 557 links Reston South Park-and-Ride to Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station via Soapstone Road, with 40-minute frequency during rush hour. 

558
Center Harbor – Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station – Reston Town
Center Metrorail Station
    

Improved connectivity

Route 558 provides all-day service along North Shore Drive, with 20-minute frequency during weekday rush hour and 60-minute frequency during weekday non rush hour and weekends. 

574
Reston Town Center – Tysons 


    

Reduced travel time  

Route 574 provides all-day service between Reston Town Center Transit Station and Tysons, with 30-minute frequency during weekday rush hour periods and 45-minute frequency during weekday non rush hour periods and weekends.

599
Reston North – Pentagon Express   

Adjusted span of service to match demand

Route 599 continues to provide weekday express commuter service from Reston North Park-and-Ride Lot to the Pentagon and Crystal City, with 25-minute frequency during rush hour.

605
Reston – Fair Oaks Mall
    

Reduce travel time and increase frequency

Route 605 provides all-day service between Reston and Fair Oaks – Fairfax County Government Center, with a more direct link between Inova Fair Oaks Hospital and Fair Oaks Mall. This reduces travel time for passengers by as much as 40 percent. The route operates with 30-minute frequency during weekday rush hour and 45-minute frequency during weekday non rush hour and weekends. 

924
Northern Virginia Community College Loudoun – Herndon – Franklin Farm


    

Improved connectivity, frequency, and
span of service

Route 924 provides all-day service between Northern Virginia Community College Loudoun campus and Franklin Farm Road via Herndon Metrorail Station, with connections to Loudoun County Transit. This significantly increases access to education and employment opportunities. The route operates with 20-minute frequency during weekday rush hour and 60-minute frequency during weekday non rush hour and weekends. 

937
Coppermine – Elden – Herndon Metrorail Station

    

Adjusted span of service to match
demand

Route 937 operates between Herndon Harbor House and Herndon Metrorail Station. Service also includes Frying Pan Road, Coppermine Road, Innovation Center Metrorail Station, and Elden Street. The route provides mid-day service on weekdays and all-day service on weekends with 40-minute frequency. 

950
Reston Town Center Metrorail Station – Herndon Metrorail Station

    

Improved frequency  

Route 950 provides all-day service between Herndon Metrorail Station and Reston Town Center Metrorail Station. Service also includes Reston Town Center Transit Station, Reston Hospital and activity centers along Elden Street to Worldgate. The route operates with frequencies of 15 minutes during weekday rush hour, 20 minutes during weekday non rush hour, and 20-30 minutes during weekends. 

951
Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station – Innovation Center Metrorail Station

  
    

Improved connectivity and frequency

Route 951 operates during rush hour between Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station and Innovation Center Metrorail Station. Service also includes Glade Drive, U.S. Geological Survey, and Sunrise Valley Drive. The route provides connections between commercial and residential areas south of the Dulles Toll Road, with 20-minute frequency during weekday rush hour. 

952
Sunset Hills – Dulles Airport     

    

Improved connectivity and frequency

Route 952 provides all-day service between Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station and Dulles Airport. Service also includes activity centers along Sunset Hills, Herndon Metrorail Station, and Worldgate. The route operates with 20-minute frequency during weekday rush hour and 60-minute frequency during weekday non rush hour and weekends. 

983
Dulles Airport – Udvar-Hazy   

Improved connectivity    

Route 983 provided all-day service between Dulles Airport and Udvar-Hazy Air and Space Museum. Service also includes Innovation Center Metrorail Station and Park Center Road. The route operates with 25-minute frequency during weekday rush hour and 60-minute frequency during weekday non rush hour and weekends. 

RIBS 1
Lake Anne – Hunters Woods  
 

Improved reliability and frequency

RIBS 1 provides all-day service between the Lake Anne area and Reston Town Center Metrorail Station. The route operates with 25-minute frequency during weekday rush hour and non rush hour and 20-30-minute frequency on weekends. 

RIBS 2
Reston – South Lakes Drive

Improved connectivity and frequency

The new RIBS 2 operates on a bidirectional basis. The route provides all-day service between the Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station and Reston Town Center Transit Station via South Lakes Drive and Sunset Hills Drive. The route operates with 20-minute frequency during weekday rush hour and 30-minute frequency during weekday non rush hour and weekends. 

RIBS 3
Hunters Woods – Lake Anne
  

Improved reliability and frequency

RIBS 3 provides all-day service between Hunters Woods and Reston Town Center Metrorail Station. The route operates with 25-minute frequency during weekday rush hour and non rush hour and 20-30 minute frequency on weekends. 

RIBS 4
Reston Town Center Metrorail Station – North Point

    

Improved frequency  

RIBS 4 replaces Route 556 and connects with Reston Town Center Metrorail Station. The route provides all-day service with 20-minute frequency during weekday rush hour and 40-minute frequency during weekday non rush hour and weekends. 

RIBS 5
Herndon
    

Improved connectivity    

RIBS 5 provides more direct service between Harbor House and Elden Street shopping centers, while continuing to link to  Reston Town Center Transit Station. North and west of Harbor House, the route operates in a loop incorporating Herndon Parkway and Park Avenue. The route operates with 45-minute frequency on weekdays and weekends.

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Eliminated Route

Replacement Service

505 Reston Town Center 952, RIBS 2
551 South Lakes RIBS 2
554 Reston North: Wiehle Avenue  558
556 Bennington Woods  RIBS 4
559 Reston South: Glade – Soapstone 557, RIBS 1, RIBS 3
585 Reston South: Franklin Farm 553, 605, 924
926 Worldgate – Dranesville 553, 921, 924, 952
927 Dulles – McNair Farms 901, 950, 951, 983
929 Centreville Road 901, 924, 951, 983
980 Herndon – Monroe Metrorail Silver Line
981 Dulles Airport – Wiehle 952, 983, RIBS 2, Metrorail Silver Line
985 Dulles Corner – Wall Road 983, Metrorail Silver Line

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reston-Herndon Resource Guide

View the Reston-Herndon Resource Guide for Fast Facts, Route Profiles, Bus Bays, and Park & Ride information:

FEATURED RESTON-HERNDON ROUTES

Route 951

  • Service between Wiehle-Reston East Metro and Innovation Center Metro
  • Weekday rush: 20-minute frequency
  • Service also includes Glade Drive, U.S. Geological Survey, Sunrise Valley DriveRoute 951 Image

Route 950

  • All-day service between Herndon Metrorail Station and Reston Town Center Metrorail Station
  • Connections: Reston Hospital and activity centers along Elden Street to Worldgate
  • Weekday rush: 15-minute frequencyEmpty Connector Bus

RIBS 2

  • All-day service between Wiehle-Reston East Metro and Reston Town Center Transit Station via South Lakes Drive and Sunset Hills Drive
  • Weekday rush: 20-minute intervalsReston Connector

Route 901

  • Connectivity between Herndon, Centreville, and Chantilly
  • Significantly reduce travel time 
  • All-day service 
  • Weekday rush: 30-minute frequency Route 901 Image

Route 924

  • All-day service between NOVA Loudoun Campus and Franklin Farm Road via Herndon Metro 
  • Connections to Loudoun County Transit
  • Weekday rush: 20-minute frequencyRoute 924 Image

Route 615

  • More direct connections to Reston available at Fair Oaks Hospital
  • Weekday rush: 30-minute frequency
  • Route 605 connection at Fair Oaks HospitalRoute 615 Image

 

 

 

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