DC’s Circulator and Streetcar up service as reopening progresses

The DC Circulator will resume its National Mall route and the DC Streetcar will resume normal operating hours starting Sept. 20, city officials announced Friday.

The National Mall route will run weekdays from 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. and weekends from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

DC Streetcar will return to normal service hours:

  • Monday through Thursday: 6 a.m. – midnight
  • Friday: 6 a.m. – 2 a.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m. – 2 a.m.
  • Sundays and holidays: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.

All DC Circulator routes, including the National Mall route, will still be free. Passengers are required to wear face coverings and are asked to take the following precautions:

  • Enter and exit the bus using the rear door
  • Practice social distancing on board
  • Avoid face touching
  • Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue

“As we gradually and safely reopen the District’s attractions and cultural spaces downtown and elsewhere, we are expanding public transit options to provide commuters and visitors with free, socially-distanced travel,” D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said in a news release.

“It is critical that everyone do their part to protect themselves, their families, workers, and the community by wearing masks, social distancing, and practicing good hygiene.”

For a full list of attractions, museums and galleries open in D.C., visit Destination DC’s website.


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Thomas Robertson

Thomas Robertson is an Associate Producer and Web Writer/Editor at WTOP. After graduating in 2019 from James Madison University, Thomas moved away from Virginia for the first time in his life to cover the local government beat for a small daily newspaper in Zanesville, Ohio.

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