Temporary Detour: 2019 Howard University Homecoming, October 11-12

Advisory Effective: 10/11/19 - 10/12/19

Friday, October 11, 2019 | 12:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  (Updated: October 11, 2019)
Saturday, October 12, 2019 | 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  

Routes Affected: 70, 79, 90, 92, 96, G2 

Routes 70, 79, 90, 92, 96, and G2 will detour due to Howard University Homecoming. Road closures in the surrounding area will prevent buses from operating their regular route. Customers are encouraged to plan ahead and allow additional travel time. Sign up for metroAlerts to learn about changes to your route. 

Detours  

70 Georgia Avenue-7th Street northbound toward Silver Spring 
79 Georgia Avenue MetroExtra northbound toward Silver Spring  

Buses begin detouring on S St NW at 7th St, to resume regular route on Georgia Ave NW at Irving St.  

  • Last stop served before buses begin detouring: 7th St NW & Rhode Island Ave 
  • First stop served after buses resume regular route: Georgia Ave NW & Lamont St 
70 Georgia Avenue-7th Street southbound toward Archives 

Buses begin detouring on Columbia Rd NW at Georgia Ave, to resume regular route on 7th St NW at P St. 

  • Last stop served before buses begin detouring: Georgia Ave NW & Columbia Rd 
  • First stop served after buses resume regular route: 7th St NW & P St  
79 Georgia Avenue-MetroExtra southbound toward Archives

Buses begin detouring on Columbia Rd NW at Georgia Ave, to resume regular route on 9th St NW at Rhode Island Ave.

Last stop served before buses begin detouring: Georgia Ave NW & Columbia Rd
First stop served after buses resume regular route: 9th St NW & N St

90, 92 U Street-Garfield northbound toward Duke Ellington Bridge/Reeves Center  

Buses begin detouring on 5th St NW at Florida Ave, to resume regular route on U St NW at 9th St. 

  • Last stop served before buses begin detouring: Florida Ave NW & New Jersey Ave 
  • First stop served after buses resume regular route: U St NW & Vermont St  
90, 92 U Street-Garfield southbound toward Anacostia/Congress Heights 

Buses begin detouring on 7th St NW at Florida Ave, to resume regular route on Florida Ave NW at Rhode Island Ave. 

  • Last stop served before buses begin detouring: Florida Ave NW & 7th St 
  • First stop served after buses resume regular route: Florida Ave NW & R St 
96 East Capitol Street-Cardozo eastbound toward Capitol Heights  

Buses begin detouring on 7th St NW at Florida Ave, to resume regular route on New Jersey Ave NW at Rhode Island Ave. 

  • Last stop served before buses begin detouring: Florida Ave NW & 7th St 
  • First stop served after buses resume regular route: New Jersey Ave NW & Rhode Island Ave 
96 East Capitol Street-Cardozo westbound toward Tenleytown-AU 

Buses begin detouring on 5th St NW at Florida Ave, to resume regular route on U St NW at 9th St. 

  • Last stop served before buses begin detouring: New Jersey Ave NW & Florida Ave 
  • First stop served after buses resume regular route: U St NW & Vermont Ave 
G2 P Street-LeDroit Park eastbound toward LeDroit Park-Howard University  

Buses begin detouring on Rhode Island Ave NW at New Jersey Ave, to end service at a bus stop on 2nd St NW at Bryant St (stop ID #1001764).  

  • Last stop served before buses begin detouring: New Jersey Ave NW & Rhode Island Ave 
G2 P Street-LeDroit Park westbound toward Georgetown University 

Buses begin service at a bus stop on 2nd St NW at Bryant St (stop ID #1001764), to resume regular route on New Jersey Ave NW at Rhode Island Ave.  

  • First stop served after buses resume regular route: New Jersey Ave NW & Rhode Island Ave