Drivers Dropping off Slugs at the Pentagon

New 395 Express Lanes will impact drivers dropping of slugs at the Pentagon and heading to DC

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The new 395 Express Lanes that are set to open this fall will have tolls past the Pentagon exit going northbound. This means that drivers who want to continue from the northbound 395 Express Lanes into Washington DC, or enter the 395 Express Lanes just before the 14th Street, will have to pay a toll. But good news for drivers who travel with slugs – if you exit from the 395 Express Lanes to drop off slugs at the Pentagon,…

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Tysons Slug PickUp

New Sluglines from Stafford and Woodbridge to Tysons Corner

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Like Rosslyn, there are about 80000 jobs in Tysons and for the most part, employees live outside Tysons Corner and commute to work. For a long time we have heard stories about commuters from Woodbridge driving early to avoid traffic, pay higher toll, or take the back roads. Some slug to Rosslyn and Metro back to Tysons Corner. As we all know the success of sluglines is the pickup locations. Drivers and riders line up at a predetermined location and…

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Accident on I-395 HOV lanes on 08-15-2019

Slugging gets nimble!

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Traffic backups are not new to slugs, but slugs and drivers worked together to handle this a bit different this time. On August 15th, 2019 around 4:00 PM an accident on the I-395 south bound HOV lanes near Glebe Rd started slowing down HOV traffic. One of the Stafford Sluglines Facebook Group members, Tessa who was riding, posted a picture of the accident at 4:01 PM. Looking at the severity of the accident some decided to stay at work, some…

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OmniRide

OmniRide Service Plan for August 6, 2019

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OmniRide – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE August 5, 2019 WOODBRIDGE, VA – In response to comments we’ve received from passengers, OmniRide is offering a few suggestions for commuters impacted by an on-going work stoppage by some of our bus drivers. On Tuesday, August 6, 2019, OmniRide will again operate on a modified service plan. OmniRide Express buses in the I-95 corridor will take riders to and from the Pentagon Metro Station approximately every 30 minutes between 4:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.…

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Number of Suggers by lot in 2006 - VDoT

About 6,450 slugs along I-95 corridor – 2006, VDoT

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A 2006 study by VDOT estimated that AM slugs along the I-95 corridor numbered about 6,450, which was about twice the number estimated in 1999 for this corridor. The 2006 estimates were based on morning peak counts at 15 slug line pickup locations along the Virginia I‐95 corridor. This includes sluglines in Fairfax and Prince William counties in the VDOT Northern Virginia District as well as locations in Stafford County and Fredericksburg in the VDOT Fredericksburg District. Source Virginia.gov. Since…

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