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Prince William County Gets More Slug Friendly

Thanks to Virginia Department of Transportation (VDoT), Prince William County and Omniride officials for the new Neabsco / Potamac Commuter Parking Garage on 2501, Opitz Boulevard, in Prince William County, Virginia. Site is directly opposite to Sentara Hospital,  just off I-95 and right in front of Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center. The garage is planned to house 1400 spaces and slug pickup lanes and Omniride bus services. The slug pickup lane will allow riders to line up in the garage…

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National Christmas Tree Lighting

Slug Lines and Omniride impacted by National Christmas Tree Lighting Street Closures

On Thursday, December 5, 2019, the 97th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting will take place in the District of Columbia. Simply put, traffic in DC will be horrible, if possible telework  Following afternoon slug pickup locations may be affected. Stafford – 14th Street and  G Street maybe backed up Woodbridge – 15th Street and NY Avenue will be blocked Woodbridge – 14th Street at Commerce Dept. maybe backed up Fairfax – 14th Street and Madison Avenue maybe backed up Omniride will…

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Bobs Slug Line and Parking Relocation Plan

Bobs Slug Line and Parking Relocation Plan

The historic Bobs slug pick up lot will be closed for construction for about two and a half years beginning spring of 2020 (about March/April 2020). Bobs is where slugging began in the mid seventies by the Pentagon personnel to leverage the Shirley Highway when it opened as reversible lanes for HOV-3 during peak hours. Bobs sluglines survived several moves and disruptions. Still being one of the popular slug pickup location, about 650 commuters (425 riders and 225 drivers )…

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I-395 Express Lanes Opens on November 17, 2019

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that the new Interstate 395 Express Lanes will open on Sunday, November 17. The project extends the Express Lanes by eight miles for seamless connectivity between Fairfax County and Washington, D.C. The expansion gives drivers new options for faster and more predictable travel along one of the region’s most congested corridors and will save drivers an estimated 30 minutes during morning rush hour. The opening comes just five days after Governor Northam joined Maryland’s Governor…

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New Omniride commuter bus from Stafford to the Pentagon and DC

Starting Monday, November 4, 2019, new OmniRide commuter express bus will service between the Staffordboro parking lot, which currently serves slugs, carpools and vanpools. New OmniRide Route 543 from the Staffordboro parking lot will offer four morning trips (4:38 AM, 5:33 AM, 6:33 AM and 7:23 AM)  and four afternoon trips (3:07 PM, 3:55 PM, 4:30 PM and 5:20 PM) serving the 14th Street corridor and L’Enfant Plaza. OmniRide Route 942 from the Staffordboro parking lot will offer four direct…

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