Sunday, September 15, 2013

"Try Transit Week" Sept. 16-20

Loudoun County Commuters Encouraged to Try Transit During "Try Transit Week" Sept. 16-20

Loudoun County commuters are urged to pledge to try a form of transit during the fifth statewide Try Transit Week in Virginia, Sept. 16-20. You can pledge to try transit, learn more about transit options and enter to win a one-year transit pass to the Virginia transit operator of your choice at

In Loudoun County, commuters can take advantage of the Loudoun County Commuter Bus Service, which provides service to the Pentagon, Crystal City, Rosslyn and downtown Washington, D.C.

Loudoun County also offers the Tysons Express Bus Service, which operates commuter bus service to and from Tysons Corner during the peak periods in the morning and evening. In addition, Virginia Regional Transit provides local, fixed-route bus service and limited service to Herndon and the West Falls Church Metro.

According to the American Public Transportation Association, the average household spends 18 cents of every dollar on transportation, and 94 percent of that goes to common car expenses. Using transit helps reduce these expenses, such as gas and tune ups, which can save the average family up to $10,000 a year.

To find out more about transit options in Loudoun County, visit and

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