Metrobus Service Changes, September 24

Advisory Effective: 9/24/17 - 10/24/17

Effective September 24, 2017, bus service on the following routes will be changed or eliminated. Changes may impact service to some bus stops and Metrorail stations. Visit for new schedule information.

In addition, some bus stops will also be discontinued or relocated.


District of Columbia: 43, 80, 90, A2, A9 and X3

Maryland: C8, J1, J2, J3, J7, J9, P18, P19, Q1, Q2, Q4, Q5, Q6 and W14

Virginia: 8W, 17B and Metroway


8W Foxchase-Seminary Valley

The terminal bus stop at the Mark Center will move from Bus Bay 5 to Bus Bay 2. There will be no schedule changes.

17B Kings Park-North Springfield

Service to Kings Park West will be discontinued.

43 Mount Pleasant

Buses will no longer serve Franklin Square and McPherson Square Metrorail Station. Service will end at the bus stop on 17 th St at H St NW.

80 North Capitol Street

Route 80 will no longer service the northbound bus stop on 13 th St at I St NW. Passengers traveling in the direction of the Kennedy Center should board at the bus stop located on K St at 13 th St NW. Refer to the timetable for the arrival times.

90 U Street-Garfield Street

The 4 p.m. departure trip from Brentwood Pkwy at Penn St NE will leave 10 minutes later at 4:10 p.m.

A2 Anacostia-Congress Heights

The Saturday, northbound 11:46 p.m. trip from Southern Ave Metrorail station will depart at 11:48 p.m. and bypass United Medical Center.

A9 Martin Luther King Jr Av MetroExtra

Route A9 will serve the bus stop on 6 th St SE at Southern Ave, in the direction of Livingston, to accommodate PM transfers for routes D12, D13, D14, P18, P19 and W14.

C8 College Park-White Flint

The timetable will be updated to reflect the July 29, 2017 elimination of Saturday service to Archives II.

J1, J2, J3 Bethesda-Silver Spring

Eastbound J2 and J3 bus service toward the Paul S. Sarbanes Transit Center (Silver Spring) will no longer serve Norfolk Ave and Woodmont Ave. Buses will return to Commerce Ln and Edgemoor Ln in Bethesda.

J7, J9 I-270 Express 

The last day of routes J7 and J9 service will be Friday, September 29. Ride On extRa (Route 101) service will begin on Monday, October 2. Ride On extRa will provide service between Lakeforest Transit Center and Medical Center Metrorail Station. Alternate service from Lakeforest Transit Center is provided by Ride On 55, 56 and 61.

J7 and J9 Map

Metroway-Potomac Yard

A new northbound bus stop will be added on First St at N. Fayette St.

P18, P19 Oxon Hill-Fort Washington

Timetables will be updated to reflect the August 7, 2017 implementation of a limited stop segment on Southern Ave.

Q1, Q2, Q4, Q5, Q6 Veirs Mill Road

Northbound trip will no longer serve bus bays at Rockville Metrorail Station. Instead, buses will stop on Rockville Pk before Park Rd. Southbound trips will continue to serve the bus bays at Rockville Metrorail Station but will be relocated to bus bay D.

Rockville Station Map

W14 Bock Road

Timetables will be updated to reflect the August 7, 2017 implementation of a limited-stop segment on Southern Ave.

X3 Benning Road

The 4 p.m. departure trip from Brentwood Pkwy at Penn St NE, will leave 10 minutes later at 4:10 p.m.