Monthly Archives: August 2009

>Fairfax conducts economics experiment

> As part of the current fiscal years’ budget balancing measures, Fairfax County raised the price of express bus routes 380, 595 and 597 from $3.00 each way to $7.00 each way.  Their exact reasoning was not publicly stated, though … Continue reading

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>Metro trip planner problems

> Other than wanting to find out if they could be paid, the other reason Metro said they were not working on partnering with Google for their transit mapping service was the quality and availability of Metro’s own trip planner. … Continue reading

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>Metro posts bus information online

> Metrorail stations contain very informative bus maps showing the routes around a particular station. We recently looked at those at asked what additional bus map information you would find useful online. Metro decided to take our suggestion and post … Continue reading

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>Metro plans Bike/Pedestrian Study

> Metro’s planning department recently held a community meeting to seek input on bicycle and pedestrian access to Metrorail stations. If you’re interested in providing your input, please take the online survey. Over the next 20 years, Metro ridership is … Continue reading

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