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DDOT to Adjust DC Circulator Operating Hours

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

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DDOT to Adjust DC Circulator Operating Hours

(Washington, DC) – The District of Columbia Government has modified its operations in order to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) has temporarily suspended late night service on the DC Circulator through the end of Mayor Bowser’s declared public health emergency. 

Effective Tuesday, April 7, DC Circulator will operate Monday – Friday 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Saturday – Sunday 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., for essential trips only.

DC Circulator passengers are asked to enter and exit the bus using the rear door at all times. The only exceptions are for passengers who need to use the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) boarding ramp or require the bus to “kneel” to facilitate their boarding.

DC Circulator has suspended fares on all routes and service on the National Mall Routes.

For updates on the District of Columbia Government’s response to coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit coronavirus.dc.gov.

For more information about the DC Circulator, please visit dccirculator.com.


The mission of the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is to enhance the quality of life for District residents and visitors by ensuring that people, goods, and information move efficiently and safely with minimal adverse impact on residents and the environment. 

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