DASHBus The Alexandria Transit Company's DASH system provides safe, reliable, and courteous bus service within the City of Alexandria, and connects with Metrobus,
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The Alexandria Transit Company's DASH system provides safe, reliable, and courteous bus service within the City of Alexandria, and connects with Metrobus, Metrorail, Virginia Railway Express, and all local bus systems. DASH serves all of the Alexandria Metrorail Stations and the Pentagon Metrorail station during morning and evening peak periods. DASH is a pleasant and affordable way to travel in and around Alexandria. Learning to ride DASH is easy. If you have any questions after reviewing this information, call our customer service center at 703-746-DASH (3274). Representatives are available to answer your questions or take comments about our service from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. DASH's courteous drivers can also assist you with rider information. Rider bulletins are posted on all buses for special announcements and holiday schedules.

Operating as usual

All DASH buses will operate on their regular schedule today, January 20, for the Presidential Inauguration of Joe Biden.
01/20/2021

All DASH buses will operate on their regular schedule today, January 20, for the Presidential Inauguration of Joe Biden.

DASH AT3 and AT4 will not be serving the Pentagon on Inauguration Day, Wednesday, January 20, due to this closure. Any A...
01/19/2021

DASH AT3 and AT4 will not be serving the Pentagon on Inauguration Day, Wednesday, January 20, due to this closure. Any AT3 or AT4 passengers will be able to catch their bus at Pentagon City on northbound Hayes Street, between 12th and 15th. There will be a temporary bus stop sign to mark the location. #InaugurationDay

Metro has announced that bus and rail service will be temporarily suspended to the Pentagon on Inauguration Day, Wednesday, January 20, as part of security measures by the Pentagon for the 2021 Presidential Inauguration.

The Pentagon Transit Center, served by six Metrobus lines, will also be closed.

Details: https://www.wmata.com/about/news/Inaguration-Day-Pentagon-Station-closed.cfm #wmata

01/19/2021

What's your favorite new DASH Tracker feature? We love that the mobile-friendly app can recommend nearby routes and stops to help you get around Alexandria. Where will you go with the new DASH Tracker? Try it today: https://dashbus.obaweb.org/tracker/

📣Calling all Alexandria poets! Submissions are open for the 2021 DASHing Words in Motion Poetry Contest! The deadline to...
01/19/2021
Literary Programs

📣Calling all Alexandria poets! Submissions are open for the 2021 DASHing Words in Motion Poetry Contest! The deadline to submit entries is Friday, Feb. 12. Visit https://www.alexandriava.gov/recreation/arts/info/default.aspx?id=75886 for more information, including entry rules.

This poetry contest will bring recognition to writers, promote an appreciation of poetry as an art form, and provide inspiration to individuals using the DASH buses and trolleys. Winners will have their poems published on the Alexandria Transit Company’s DASH buses and trolleys in April 2014 for N...

All DASH buses are operating on a Saturday schedule today as we observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The holiday recogniz...
01/18/2021

All DASH buses are operating on a Saturday schedule today as we observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The holiday recognizes and celebrates the life and achievements of the civil rights activist, who was murdered on April 4, 1968 at the age of 39.

01/17/2021

With more information at your fingertips than ever before, finding your next DASH bus with the new DASH Tracker has never been easier. Where will you go with the new DASH Tracker in 2021? Try it today: https://dashbus.obaweb.org/tracker/

01/15/2021

🚨 The Van Dorn Metro Station bus loop is closed today. Bus traffic is being redirected to the Kiss & Ride.🚨

DASH buses will operate on a Saturday service schedule on Monday, January 18 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Our offices...
01/15/2021

DASH buses will operate on a Saturday service schedule on Monday, January 18 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Our offices and facility will also be closed.

The Van Dorn Metro Station bus loop will be closed on Friday, January 15 and bus traffic will be redirected to the Kiss ...
01/14/2021

The Van Dorn Metro Station bus loop will be closed on Friday, January 15 and bus traffic will be redirected to the Kiss & Ride, including all AT1, AT5, AT7 and AT8 DASH buses. Rail service will not be impacted.

Join us TONIGHT at 5:30 PM on Facebook Live for DASH's January Board of Directors meeting. For more information, includi...
01/13/2021

Join us TONIGHT at 5:30 PM on Facebook Live for DASH's January Board of Directors meeting. For more information, including how to give public comment, visit: https://www.dashbus.com/0113ATC

DASH's January Board of Directors Meeting will be hosted virtually tomorrow at 5:30 PM. Join us on ZOOM or Facebook Live...
01/12/2021

DASH's January Board of Directors Meeting will be hosted virtually tomorrow at 5:30 PM. Join us on ZOOM or Facebook Live. For more information or directions on giving public comment, visit: https://www.dashbus.com/0113ATC

01/12/2021

DASH Tracker automatically pushes service alerts to other programs like the Transit App. Where will you go with the new DASH Tracker? Try it today: https://dashbus.obaweb.org/tracker/

DASH's January Board of Directors Meeting will be hosted virtually this Wednesday, January 13, at 5:30 PM. Join us on ZO...
01/11/2021

DASH's January Board of Directors Meeting will be hosted virtually this Wednesday, January 13, at 5:30 PM. Join us on ZOOM or Facebook Live. For more information or directions on giving public comment, visit: https://www.dashbus.com/0113ATC

01/06/2021

UPDATE: DASH will suspend service on all routes at 9 p.m. to protect public safety. Any trip that is scheduled to start at 9 p.m. or before will operate in its entirety. Any trip that is scheduled to start at 9:01 p.m. or later will not operate.

A new year brings new and exciting projects to look forward to! Check out some of the things 2021 has in store at DASH: ...
01/05/2021

A new year brings new and exciting projects to look forward to! Check out some of the things 2021 has in store at DASH:
https://www.dashbus.com/2021news

01/01/2021
Happy New Year from DASH!

Happy New Year, Alexandria! 🎉 All DASH buses will operate on a Sunday schedule today for the holiday, and our offices are closed. #NewYear2021

All DASH buses will continue to operate fare free until further notice and customers are encouraged to continue boarding...
12/31/2020
DASH to Remain Fare Free into the New Year | DASH

All DASH buses will continue to operate fare free until further notice and customers are encouraged to continue boarding through the rear doors. Passengers who need to use the ramp to board the bus may use the front door.
https://www.dashbus.com/faresandboarding

DASH to Remain Fare Free into the New Year December 31, 2020 All DASH buses will continue to operate fare free until further notice and customers are encouraged to continue boarding through the rear doors. We continue to monitor COVID-19 infection information, the policies of our regional transit pa...

12/31/2020
Happy New Year from DASH

2020 is almost over! DASH buses will operate on a Sunday service plan tomorrow, New Year's Day. Our offices will close for the holiday at 5 p.m. tonight. See you next year!

12/26/2020
Happy Kwanzaa 2020 | DASH

Kwanzaa begins today! The week-long holiday honors African heritage and celebrates African-American culture.

12/25/2020
Merry Christmas from DASH!

🔔 🎄 Merry Christmas, Alexandria! DASH buses are operating on a Sunday schedule today and our offices are closed for the holidays. #Christmas2020

12/22/2020

What’s your favorite new DASH Tracker feature? Tell us in the comments! We love that we can now share info from our friends Metro Forward and DC Circulator.
Where will you go with the new DASH Tracker? Try it today: https://dashbus.obaweb.org/tracker/

DASH is here to keep Alexandria moving during the COVID-19 pandemic with safe, regular and reliable public transit servi...
12/21/2020

DASH is here to keep Alexandria moving during the COVID-19 pandemic with safe, regular and reliable public transit service. #MaskUp for your trips on DASH.

Masks are required in public spaces in Virginia, including at bus stops and onboard buses. #MaskUp to protect your famil...
12/18/2020

Masks are required in public spaces in Virginia, including at bus stops and onboard buses. #MaskUp to protect your family from COVID-19 this holiday season. https://www.dashbus.com/maskpolicy

Franconia-Springfield and Van Dorn St. Metro stations will close from Dec. 19 to Jan. 3 for safety upgrades. Shuttle bus...
12/18/2020

Franconia-Springfield and Van Dorn St. Metro stations will close from Dec. 19 to Jan. 3 for safety upgrades. Shuttle buses will replace trains at the closed stations.
DASH buses will still serve stops at these stations. https://dashbus.com/node/1021

Beginning Saturday, December 19 through Sunday, January 3, 2021 two Blue Line stations - Franconia-Springfield and Van Dorn St - will be closed to advance safety improvements.⁠

https://www.wmata.com/about/news/Franconia-Springfield-Van-Dorn-extended-shutdown.cfm

The two-week station closures will allow Metro to work around-the-clock to complete substantial work to upgrade the signal system that is essential to providing safe, reliable service for customers.⁠

Blue Line service will continue to operate between Huntington and Largo and free shuttle buses will be provided. #wmata

12/17/2020

DASH is currently operating regular weekday service. We are continuing to monitor road conditions to determine if adjustments are needed.

Our friends at Metro have adjusted their schedule. Be sure to plan ahead. We are still operating our regular modified we...
12/16/2020
COVID-19 DASH Service Modifications & Information | DASH

Our friends at Metro have adjusted their schedule. Be sure to plan ahead.

We are still operating our regular modified weekday schedule. See full schedule at dashbus.com/covidmods.

COVID-19 DASH Service Modifications & Information September 8, 2020 DASH is closely monitoring COVID-19 developments. The coronavirus pandemic is an evolving situation, and we are following the guidance of local, state and federal health officials. This page is dedicated to service changes, modifica...

❄️ During winter weather events, DASH may need to adjust routes to avoid potentially hazardous road conditions and ensur...
12/16/2020
DASH Snow Detour Info | DASH

❄️ During winter weather events, DASH may need to adjust routes to avoid potentially hazardous road conditions and ensure riders' safety. Visit https://www.dashbus.com/snow for snow detour information. When snow detours are in effect, you can reference this page to find your route. ❄️

During winter weather events, DASH may need to adjust its regular routes to avoid certain roads and ensure passenger safety. Please reference the detour information on this page to find your route when detours are in effect. DASH Winter Detour Brochure & Map (PDF) For up-to-the-minute information, p...

Congratulations to DASH's Senior Planner/Scheduler Tristan Cunningham! Thank you Virginia Transit Association  for recog...
12/15/2020

Congratulations to DASH's Senior Planner/Scheduler Tristan Cunningham! Thank you Virginia Transit Association for recognizing Tristan's dedication and service with the 2020 Unsung Hero Award. Visit: https://vatransit.com/VTAAwards to see all the 2020 VTA winners!

Thank you Virginia Transit Association for honoring DASH with the 2020 Outstanding Community Program Award for our opera...
12/15/2020

Thank you Virginia Transit Association for honoring DASH with the 2020 Outstanding Community Program Award for our operation of the Blue Line Shuttle during the 2019 WMATA Platform Improvement Project. Visit: https://vatransit.com/VTAAwards to see all the 2020 VTA winners!

DASH joins transit systems across the country in urging Congress to act NOW to #SavePublicTransit. Don’t leave Alexandri...
12/15/2020

DASH joins transit systems across the country in urging Congress to act NOW to #SavePublicTransit. Don’t leave Alexandria residents without essential transit service. Visit: https://vatransit.com/facesoftransit to learn more about the critical role of transit in Virginians' lives.

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