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December 2015 Service Change Proposal

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December 2015 Service Change Proposal

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December 2015 Service Change Proposal

  1. 1. County of Fairfax, Virginia December 2015 Service Change Proposal Department of Transportation
  2. 2. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation 2 Welcome • Overview • Proposal details • Q & A • Open house discussion
  3. 3. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation 3 Overview • Routes included in the proposal: 101, 109, 151, 152, 171, 371, 372, 373, 495, 551, RIBS 2, and RIBS 4. • Proposed schedule adjustments will improve on- time performance and preserve connections and service between neighborhoods, job centers, Metrorail and other destinations. • No route changes except for RIBS 2 near the Wiehle Metro station.
  4. 4. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation 4 Overview Highlights • Route 109: A new schedule will reflect bus travel times adjusted for traffic conditions and new hourly Sunday service between approximately 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. • Route 151: Weekday midday and weekend service frequency will change to every 30 minutes from every 60 minutes to reduce crowding and improve on-time performance. • RIBS 2: Buses will operate via Metro Center Drive and Kaiser Permanente to the Wiehle Metro station.
  5. 5. County of Fairfax, Virginia Proposal Details Route 101 – Fort Hunt Road • A new schedule will reflect bus travel times adjusted for current traffic conditions. • On Saturdays, the time between buses will increase by approximately five minutes (to approximately 35 minutes) to account for additional travel time needed in the schedule. Department of Transportation 5
  6. 6. County of Fairfax, Virginia Proposal Details Route 109 – Rose Hill • A new schedule will reflect bus travel times adjusted for current traffic conditions. • New Sunday service will operate hourly between approximately 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Department of Transportation 6
  7. 7. County of Fairfax, Virginia Proposal Details Route 151 – Engleside- Mount Vernon • A new schedule will reflect bus travel times adjusted for traffic conditions, and to evenly space departures with limited- stop Route 159 during weekday rush hours. • On weekday middays and weekends, service frequency will be changed to every 30 minutes from every 60 minutes. Department of Transportation 7
  8. 8. County of Fairfax, Virginia Proposal Details Route 152 – Groveton- Mount Vernon • A new schedule will reflect bus travel times adjusted for traffic conditions. • One additional northbound and southbound trip will be added to the weekday afternoon schedule to improve on-time performance and improve connectivity in the Richmond Highway corridor. Department of Transportation 8
  9. 9. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation 9 RIBS 2, RIBS 4 – South Lakes-North Point • RIBS 2: Buses will travel via Metro Center Drive and Kaiser Permanente to the Wiehle Metro station using new schedules that reflect travel time adjustments. • RIBS 4: The first weekday trip will be changed to depart Reston Town Center 5 minutes earlier at 6:35 a.m. Proposal Details RIBS 2
  10. 10. County of Fairfax, Virginia Other Schedule Adjustments Routes 171, 371, 372, 373, 495, and 551: • Minor schedule adjustments will improve on-time performance and connections with Metrorail, Virginia Railway Express, and other bus service. Department of Transportation 10 Proposal Details
  11. 11. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation 11 Next Steps • Comments due by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015 – Complete a public meeting comment form – E-mail fairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov – Call 703-339-7200, TTY 703-339-1608 • Develop final staff recommendations to Board • Board approval requested: Dec. 8, 2015 • Proposal implementation: Dec. 19, 2015 • Q & A and open house

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