Metrobus service changes continue under "better bus" program

      A second round of Metrobus service enhancements have taken effect to provide customers with better service.{ }

      Metro says the effort will improve on-time performance and reliability while reducing crowding for customers along several routes in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia

      Among the service{ }changes{ }that{ }took effect on Sept. 30 are:

      •Conversion of the 16F and 16Y routes on Columbia Pike to limited-stop MetroExtra service.
      •Utilization of the limited-stop blue MetroExtra buses on the 28X route on Leesburg Pike.
      •Schedule adjustments on the MetroExtra J4 College Park-Bethesda route, the Y5, Y7, Y8, and Y9 routes on Georgia Avenue, Maryland, and on REX, Richmond Highway Express line.{ }

      The service enhancements are part of the transit system's $5 million investment to improve bus service this year.

      Read more at Metro.