DASH Bus in Alexandria, Virginia

DASH Bus Service Alert

On Tuesday, March 14, DASH Bus has resumed regular weekday service starting at 12:00 p.m./noon on all DASH routes in Alexandria, Virginia.

For DASH Bus service routes, visit this link.

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DASH Bus in Alexandria, virginia

DASH will operate service on Tuesday, March 14 on a 2-hour delay starting at 7 AM on the SNOW DETOUR ROUTES in Alexandria, Virginia with extended morning service on the AT3, AT4, and SafeTrack shuttles until 10 AM.

All buses will pick up their runs starting at 7 AM even if it is mid-route and not the first time on the schedule.

Please be advised that as weather or road conditions change, you will be notified of any changes to DASH service. Please allow for extra time on your commute due to potential, minor delays with road conditions. Be safe!

DASH would like to remind you to please travel safely during inclement weather.

Alexandria Transit Company Board Selects new DASH CEO/General Manager Josh Baker

Alexandria Transit Company Board Selects new DASH CEO/General Manager

The Alexandria Transit Company (ATC) Board of Directors recently announced the appointment of Josh Baker as the new CEO/General Manager of ATC and the DASH Bus System. Baker will take over the helm of the award winning DASH system on February 6, replacing long time CEO Sandy Modell, who will be retiring after leading the system for the past 28 years.   (more…)

DASHing Words in Motion Poetry contest in Alexandria, Virginia

“DASHing Words in Motion” Call to the Community

The City of Alexandria Office of the Arts and the Alexandria Transit Company have joined forces to host a poetry contest “DASHing Words in Motion”. The poetry contest is to encourage quality writing by writers and poets 16 years or older, who live, work or study in the City of Alexandria. The deadline for submitting entries is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Winners will have their poems published inside the Alexandria Transit Company’s DASH buses and Trolleys in April 2017 in celebration of National Poetry Month through May.


DASH Bus and the King Street Trolley Labor Day Schedule

DASH Bus will operate a SUNDAY schedule in observance of the Labor Day Holiday on Monday, September 5th.

The King Street Trolley operates daily, every 10-15 minutes, between the King Street Metro to the waterfront on the following schedule.

  • Sunday – Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 10:15 p.m.
  • Thursday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 12 a.m.

(Flickr Pool photo via Elvert Barnes, on Flickr)

DASH Bus (screen shot)

DASH Bus Service Changes Affect Old Town North Routes

On Sunday, September 4th, DASH will implement the following service improvements (see below) in the Old Town North area of Alexandria, Virginia on the: AT1, AT4, AT5, AT7, AT8 & AT9!

Check the new DASH Ride Guide for route and schedule information, as minor schedule adjustments have been made on many routes to improve coordination and reliability.



DASH Back-to-School Supply Drive Donate & Ride Free!: Wednesday, August 24th!

Summer vacation is just about over and that means it’s time to gear up for another school year with the DASH Bus Annual Back-to-School Supply Drive!

Last year, with your support, the Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Center of Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) was able to help more than 2,500 students start off the year right with backpacks and essential school supplies!

This year, DASH Bus wants to help do the same. Their goal is to provide 3,000 ACPS students with the right tools to kick the school year off.

On Wednesday, August 24, DASHers who donate NEW, unopened school supplies (i.e. backpacks, notebooks, pencils, etc.) will receive a FREE ride on DASH (to be used at that time).
Drop your donation in the yellow bag that will be located in the front of the bus with the Bus Operator.

Thank you for your support!


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