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County of Fairfax, Virginia
Winter 2017
Proposed
Service
Changes
Department of Transportation
November 10, 2016
Laurel Hil...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Department of Transportation
2
Welcome
• Service overview
• Proposal details
• Q & A
• Open ho...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Department of Transportation
3
Service Overview
• Most proposed service changes adjust bus
tra...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Service Highlights
• Route 321,322 - Eliminate Manchester Lakes and the
Bland Street saving ru...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Service Highlights
• Route 333 - Restructure service as Route 340,
341; and include service to...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Department of Transportation
6
Route 301 – Telegraph Road
• Minor
running time
adjustments
Pro...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Route 305 – Newington Forest –
Silverbrook Road
• Eliminate route segment between the
intersec...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Department of Transportation
8
Route 305 – Newington Forest –
Silverbrook Road
Proposal Detail...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Department of Transportation
9
Route 321,322 – Greater Springfield
Circulator
• Eliminate Manc...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Route 321,322 – Greater Springfield
Circulator
Department of Transportation
10
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Department of Transportation
11
Route 333 – Patriot Ridge - Saratoga
• Restructure service; re...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Route 333 – Patriot Ridge - Saratoga
Department of Transportation
12
Existing Route
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Route 340 – (Former Rt. 333) Midday
Department of Transportation
13
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Route 341 – (Former Rt. 333) AM
Department of Transportation
14
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Route 341 – (Former Rt. 333) PM
Department of Transportation
15
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Route 371,372,373 – Lorton - Springfield
• Discontinue Route 372 service into Patriot Ridge to...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Route 371,372,373 – Lorton - Springfield
Department of Transportation
17
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Department of Transportation
18
Route 395 – Springfield - Pentagon
• Add three additional AM a...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Route 395 – Gambrill Rd - Pentagon
Department of Transportation
19
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Department of Transportation
20
Running Time Adjustments to
Improve On-Time Performance
• Rout...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Department of Transportation
21
Next Steps
• Q & A and open house
• Comments due by 5 p.m. Fri...
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Winter 2017 Proposed Service Changes

  1. 1. County of Fairfax, Virginia Winter 2017 Proposed Service Changes Department of Transportation November 10, 2016 Laurel Hill Elementary School
  2. 2. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation 2 Welcome • Service overview • Proposal details • Q & A • Open house discussion
  3. 3. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation 3 Service Overview • Most proposed service changes adjust bus travel times and/or route alignments to improve schedule adherence and to better address trip needs. • Service changes include some restructuring, and/or schedule adjustments. • Routes included in the proposal are 301, 305, 321, 322, 333, 393, 394, 395, 401, 402, 461, 466, 599, 640, 642, and 644.
  4. 4. County of Fairfax, Virginia Service Highlights • Route 321,322 - Eliminate Manchester Lakes and the Bland Street saving running time that will be used to improve on-time performance and expand the service span. Adjust Route 231,232 to serve Manchester Lakes Drive; • Route 395 – Add three additional AM and PM weekday rush hour service to reduce passenger crowding; • Route 305 - Discontinue service to the Lorton VRE station and shift southern terminus to Village Shops Drive. Service along Silverbrook Road would continue to be provided by Routes 371 and 373; Department of Transportation 4
  5. 5. County of Fairfax, Virginia Service Highlights • Route 333 - Restructure service as Route 340, 341; and include service to Patriot Ridge and Boston Boulevard; • Routes 371, 372, 373 - Discontinue Route 372 service into Patriot Ridge and Boston Boulevard to provide more direct service for through riders between Lorton and Springfield. Department of Transportation 5
  6. 6. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation 6 Route 301 – Telegraph Road • Minor running time adjustments Proposal Details
  7. 7. County of Fairfax, Virginia Route 305 – Newington Forest – Silverbrook Road • Eliminate route segment between the intersection of Silverbrook Road and Southrun Road extending south to Lorton VRE station. Alternative service on this segment is provided by routes 371 and 373. Department of Transportation 7
  8. 8. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation 8 Route 305 – Newington Forest – Silverbrook Road Proposal Details Alternative Service Provided by Routes 371/373
  9. 9. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation 9 Route 321,322 – Greater Springfield Circulator • Eliminate Manchester Lakes and the Bland Street route diversions. Alternate service to be provided by revision to Routes 231/232 Kingstowne Circulator. • Expand the span of service to operate late evenings and improve headways. • All trips after 8:00 p.m. on weekdays and 6:00 p.m. on weekends, including the proposed new late evening trips, would bypass the Industrial Road and Commercial Drive area, where there is no demand for service at these times. Proposal Details
  10. 10. County of Fairfax, Virginia Route 321,322 – Greater Springfield Circulator Department of Transportation 10
  11. 11. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation 11 Route 333 – Patriot Ridge - Saratoga • Restructure service; reduce pattern complexity. – Route 333 will be replaced by two new routes Route 340 (Patriot Ridge – Saratoga) and Route 341 (Boston Boulevard – Saratoga) that will service the current route pattern. On Saturdays, the time between buses will be approximately every 30 minutes. • Maintain AM and PM rush hour VRE connections at Franconia-Springfield. • Serve Patriot Ridge and Boston Boulevard Proposal Details
  12. 12. County of Fairfax, Virginia Route 333 – Patriot Ridge - Saratoga Department of Transportation 12 Existing Route
  13. 13. County of Fairfax, Virginia Route 340 – (Former Rt. 333) Midday Department of Transportation 13
  14. 14. County of Fairfax, Virginia Route 341 – (Former Rt. 333) AM Department of Transportation 14
  15. 15. County of Fairfax, Virginia Route 341 – (Former Rt. 333) PM Department of Transportation 15
  16. 16. County of Fairfax, Virginia Route 371,372,373 – Lorton - Springfield • Discontinue Route 372 service into Patriot Ridge to provide more direct service for through riders between Lorton and Springfield. Service to this location will be provided by Route 340 (previously 333). Route 340 headways and span of service will be similar to Route 333. • Discontinue southbound Route 373 service on Boston Boulevard to provide more direct service for through riders between Lorton and Springfield. Service to this location will be provided by Route 341 (previously 333). Headways and span of service similar to Route 333. Route 341 headways and span of service will be similar to Route 333. Department of Transportation 16
  17. 17. County of Fairfax, Virginia Route 371,372,373 – Lorton - Springfield Department of Transportation 17
  18. 18. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation 18 Route 395 – Springfield - Pentagon • Add three additional AM and three additional PM trips on Route 395 to address crowding issues. Will address passenger loads that exceed seating capacity on existing route. • Service frequency will be approximately 15 to 30 minutes. • Minor schedule adjustments on Routes 393, 394 and 395 to avoid stop conflicts at Pentagon Transit Center. Proposal Details
  19. 19. County of Fairfax, Virginia Route 395 – Gambrill Rd - Pentagon Department of Transportation 19
  20. 20. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation 20 Running Time Adjustments to Improve On-Time Performance • Route 301 – Telegraph Road • Route 401, 402 – Backlick – Gallows • Route 461 – Flint Hill-Vienna • Route 466 – Oakton-Vienna • Route 599 – Pentagon – Crystal City Express • Route 640, 642, 644 – Stone Road – Centreville North Proposal Details
  21. 21. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation 21 Next Steps • Q & A and open house • Comments due by 5 p.m. Friday, November 18, 2016 – Fill out a public meeting comment form – E-mail fairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov – Call 703-339-7200, TTY 703-339-1608 • Requesting Board of Supervisors approval in February 2017 • Implement Service Change on March 18, 2017

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