Thursday, January 10, 2013

Inauguration Day Bus Service Connects Loudoun County and Metro

Loudoun County Transit will offer commuter bus service on Inauguration Day, Monday, January 21. Buses will operate between several park and ride lots in Loudoun County and the West Falls Church Metro station. 
Morning buses to West Falls Church (Metro's Orange Line) will depart as early as 4:10 a.m. Buses will return to Loudoun County at regular intervals between 3:00 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.  LC Transit representatives will direct passengers to their appropriate buses at the West Falls Church Metro Station. 
The 2013 Inauguration Day schedule includes service from the following park and ride lots:  
  • Harmony Park and Ride Lot (Hamilton): Departures from 39464 E. Colonial Highway every 30 minutes between 4:15 a.m. and 6:45 a.m. Returns from West Falls Church Metro every 30 minutes between 3:00 and 7:45 p.m. 
  • Leesburg Park and Ride Lot: Departures from 19730 Sycolin Road every 10 minutes between 4:10 a.m. and 7:10 a.m. Returns from West Falls Church Metro every 15 minutes between 3:00 and 7:45 p.m. 
  • Dulles North Transit Center: Departures every 5 minutes between 4:15 a.m. and 7:05 a.m. Returns from West Falls Church Metro every 10 minutes between 3:00 and 7:45 p.m. 
  • Cascades Area: Five scheduled departures from Broad Run Farms, Cascades and Lowes Island to West Falls Church between 4:39 a.m. and 7:10 a.m. Five scheduled returns between 3:10 p.m. and 6:55 p.m.  
Rides on LC Transit buses will cost $2.50 when paying with exact cash or $2.00 with a SmarTrip® card. Passengers boarding Metrorail will need to purchase fare cards or use SmarTrip® cards at Metrorail stations. Purchasing fare cards in advance will ease travel on Inauguration Day.
Loudoun County's Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure has a limited supply of Inauguration Day Commemorative SmarTrip® cards (pre-loaded with a one-day pass for unlimited Metrorail travel) that can be purchased with cash or check. The office is located on the 4th floor of the Loudoun County Government Center, 1 Harrison St., S.E., Leesburg. Business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
For complete details on the Inauguration Day bus service, including Loudoun County Park and Ride Lot locations and all LC Transit bus schedules for Inauguration Day, visit or call 703-771-5665. Additional Metro passenger information for the inauguration is available at


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