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Proposal to Make Service Improvements Permanent

We're proposing to make service improvements that started in September and December 2021 permanent. These service improvements include a frequent service network with 12 or 20-minute service on 36 of our most popular lines, increased service to address crowding on selected lines and service restoration to pre-pandemic levels on selected lines.

12 or 20-minute service on 36 of our most popular lines.

DC   12-minute service 31, 32, 33, 36, 52, 54, 79, 90, 92, A6, A7, A8, H2, H4, S9, V2, V4, W4, X2
  20-minute service D8, E4, U5, U6, W2, W3
Maryland   12-minute service C2, C4, F4, J2, K6, P12, T18
  20-minute service A12, D12, Q1, Q2, Q4, Q5, Q6, Y2, Y7, Y8
Virginia   12-minute service 16G, 16H, 28A
  20-minute service 1A, 7A, 23B, 23T, 29K, 29N, Metroway (MW1)

Increased service on selected lines to address crowding.

DC 64, D6, E2, G8, H6, N6, U4, X8
Maryland C8, C12, C14, F6, F8, F12, F13, H12, P18, R2, R12
Virginia 1C, 10A, 21C

Service restorations to pre-pandemic levels on selected lines.

DC   62 Weekday service restored
  N2 Weekday service restored
  N4 Weekday service restored between Friendship Heights/Farragut Square
Maryland   K12 Saturday service restored
Virginia   1B Weekday service restored
  3Y Weekday service restored
  8W Weekday service restored
  16Y Weekday service restored

Make September and December 2021 service changes permanent.

DC   42 Segment extended from Farragut Square to serve Kennedy Center
  43 Segment extended from Farragut Square to serve Kennedy Center
  63 Metrobus 63 was re-routed to follow Metrobus 64 routing
Maryland   83 Sunday service restored; Trips added on weekdays to address crowding
  86 Sunday service restored; Trips added on weekdays to address crowding
Virginia   3F/3Y Extend Route 3Y to East Falls Church Station; convert non-revenue reverse direction 3Y trips into passenger trips as Route 3F between Farragut Square and East Falls Church Station
  18G Weekday service restored to 18G stops on a combined route (18G)
  18H Weekday service restored to 18H stops on a combined route (18G)

Note: Due to operational and staffing issues, Metrobus is currently operating reduced service. Service will return once these issues are addressed.

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