Service Alert: DC Circulator to Modify Service on the Congress Heights-Union Station route for the
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Parade on Monday, January 15, 2024
DC Circulator will Modify Service on the Congress Heights to Union Station Route on Monday,
January 15, 2024, for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Parade
The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Parade will impact critical sections of the Congress Heights-Union Station Route. The parade is scheduled along Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE, on Monday, January 15, 2024.
Buses will not travel along Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. and will not service the following stops:
- Martin Luther King Jr., Ave. SE and Marion Berry Ave SE (Northbound or Southbound)
- Martin Luther King Jr., Ave., SE and W St. SE (Northbound or Southbound)
The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Parade begins from 11:00 am to 2:00 p.m., and buses may begin the detour service as early as 6:00 a.m. at the start of service.
Buses traveling from Union Station to Congress Heights:
After servicing the 11th St, SE, and O St, SE bus stop, the buses will continue the 11th St Bridge, turning right at I-295 South. Then, the buses will utilize exit # 4 to Suitland Pkwy. Turn left onto Firth Sterling Ave SE, right onto Howard Rd SE, and a right into the Anacostia Metro Station. The buses will continue regular service to the Congress Heights Metro Station.
Buses traveling from Congress Heights to Union Station:
The buses departing Anacostia Metro Station will exit the station and turn left on Howard Rd. Then left onto Firth Sterling Ave SE, right onto Suitland Pkwy, and an immediate right onto I-295 North. The buses will utilize exit # 4 to the 11th Street Bridge, making a left onto the 11th Street Bridge and continuing regular service to Union Station.
Once the activities have concluded and streets reopened, service will resume at all re-established DC Circulator bus stops on this route. Follow @dccirculator on Twitter for updates.