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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.

Friday, May 31, at 11 am

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

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).