Slug Pickup Stations at the new University Boulevard Commuter Lot

New Slugging and Omniride Bus Services from the University Blvd. Commuter Lot in Gainesville

Starting Monday, October 28, 2019 the new University Boulevard Commuter Lot will be serviced by sluglines and Omniride. The lot opened earlier this month and will provide another option for Gainesville, Manassas and Haymarket commuters along I-66 corridor to park and ride to Arlington and DC destinations. Commuters who drive to Arlington and DC destinations can now pickup slugs (aka., riders) from University Boulevard commuter lot. There are 3 pickup stations with signs to the Pentagon, Rosslyn and DC. Afternoon…

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Springfield Metrobus

Slugging as an alternative mode of transportation during the MetroBus Strike

Metrobus services in Northern Virginia are expected to be shutdown for the second day. Sluglines had several enquires about slug pickup locations. We have 4 slug pickup locations in Springfield that are serviced by some of the Metrobuses that are affected by this strike. Morning slug pickup locations with destinations: Bobs (Destinations: L’Enfant Plaza, 14th Street and 18th Street) Rolling Valley (Destinations: Pentagon, Rosslyn and DC destinations ) Sydenstricker (Destinations: Pentagon) Cardinal Forest Plaza (Destinations: Pentagon) Afternoon slug pickup locations…

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New Commuter Lot at I-66 and University Boulevard in Gainesville

On Monday, Oct. 7, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will open a new park and ride lot at University Boulevard near I-66 in Gainesville with more than 1,000 spaces, the new lot will provide commuters new opportunities to travel by slugging, carpool, vanpool, or bus service while I-66 construction is underway. Other areas of the lot will remain under construction and are expected to open with about 1,000 additional parking spaces, as well as additional access from Route 29…

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Clean Fuel Vehiles

No more HOV exemption for vehicles with Clean Fuel plates

RICHMOND – The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) are sending letters to over 16,000 Virginians with registered vehicles bearing clean special fuel license plates to notify them of two upcoming changes that will affect high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane access privileges. Effective September 30, based on a federal law which applies nationwide, most hybrid vehicles will no longer be able to use HOV lanes without the required number of occupants. Only hybrid plug-in electric…

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Sluggers go free to dc on the 395 Express Lanes

The 395 Express Lanes will open this November and the project team has announced a perk to keep slugging strong on I-395. When the 395 Express Lanes open, drivers with two or more slugs who drive up to Eads Street and exit the Lanes to drop off slugs will be able to get back on the Lanes for free – but other drivers who first get on the Lanes here will pay a toll. Of course, if you have two…

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