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Mayor Bowser to Launch Downtown Dedicated Bus Lane Pilot

Thursday, May 30, 2019

(Washington, DC) – On Friday, May 31, at 11 am, Mayor Bowser will kick off a pilot project to install and operate high visibility designated bus lanes along H and I Streets NW during peak rush hours, beginning June 3.

Up to 70 buses per hour travel the H and I Street bus corridors during peak hours. The bus lanes will improve travel speeds and reliability for up to 80,000 Metrobus riders in the District.

When: 
Friday, May 31, at 11 am

Who: 
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Paul Wiedefeld, General Manager and CEO, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Jeff Marootian, Director, District Department of Transportation

Where: 
Franklin Square
14th Street and I Street, NW

All reporters and other media interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]. To view the event online, visit mayor.dc.gov/live or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).