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Metrobus weekend service will reduce to 26 routes only, March 28 and 29

Advisory Effective: 3/28/20 - 3/29/20

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency, Metro will operate significantly reduced bus service this weekend, maintaining a core network of 26 “lifeline” bus routes for our region’s essential travel needs. 


Essential travel includes medical providers and hospital staff, first responders, critical government functions, individuals involved in helping the community respond to COVID-19, grocery and pharmacy trips, among others.

  • Please follow urgent guidance from state and local officials: Stay at home.
  • Metro is intended for essential trips only. Do not take Metro to view cherry blossoms or other non-essential trips.
  • If you are not feeling well, do not take public transportation. Call your healthcare provider before you leave your home and follow their guidance. 
Routes that are not listed will not operate. Customers should expect wait times of up to 30 minutes between buses. The hours that buses operate will vary by route but will generally align with the start and end of service on a Sunday schedule. The Metrobus lifeline service map can be found here. Please be aware that bus operators may bypass stops if necessary to maintain proper social distancing aboard the vehicle. Please use the rear door of the bus to board and exit.

  • 16C - Columbia Pike Line
  • 28A - Leesburg Pike Line
  • 29K - Alexandria-Fairfax Line
  • 29N - Alexandria-Fairfax Line
  • 30N - Friendship Heights-Southeast Line
  • 30S - Friendship Heights-Southeast Line
  • 54 - 14th Street Line
  • 70 - Georgia Avenue-7th Street Line
  • 83 - College Park Line
  • 90 - U Street-Garfield Line
  • A6 - Anacostia-Congress Heights Line
  • B2 - Bladensburg Road-Anacostia Line
  • C4 - Greenbelt-Twinbrook Line
  • D12 - Oxon Hill-Suitland Line
  • F4 - New Carrollton-Silver Spring Line
  • H4 - Crosstown Line
  • J2 - Bethesda-Silver Spring Line
  • K6 - New Hampshire Avenue-Maryland Line
  • P12 - Eastover-Addison Road Line
  • REX - Richmond Highway Express
  • S4 - 16th Street Line
  • V4 - Capitol Heights-Minnesota Avenue Line
  • W4 - Deanwood-Alabama Avenue Line
  • X2 - Benning Road-H Street Line
  • Y2 - Georgia Avenue-Maryland Line
  • Z8 - Fairland 
New shuttles available to all customers using MetroAccess vans that will connect three rail stations with hospitals from 8am through 11pm to match the rail schedule.

Sibley Hospital Shuttle
From: Friendship Heights Station
Transfer location: Bus Bay G, Stop #2001506 

Georgetown University Hospital Shuttle
From: Dupont Metro (Q Street)
Transfer location: Bus Stop #1003746

Prince George’s Hospital
From: New Carrollton (South Side) 
Transfer location: Bus Bay A, Stop #3003032