ART 53, 74 and 84 Changes Effective October 1

September 13, 2012

On Monday, October 1, several schedule and route changes will go into effect for ART 53, 74 and 84. ART 84 will have the biggest changes with portions of the route changing, schedule adjustments and several bus stops being removed. Learn more about the changes below and view the new schedules and route maps.

ART 53 Schedule Changes

Effective October 1, 2012, the ART 53 schedule will be adjusted to safely meet traffic conditions. Buses will run every 40 minutes during the morning and evening rush hours. During midday and evening hours, buses will run every 70 minutes. View the new schedule. (PDF, 166 KB, Adobe Reader required)

ART 74 Schedule Changes

Slight time adjustments will go into effect on October 1, 2012, for ART 74. An evening westbound trip leaving Pentagon City Metro at 7:35 pm will be added. View the new schedule. (PDF, 109 KB, Adobe Reader required)

ART 84 Route and Schedule Changes

Effective October 1, 2012, the ART 84 route will be changed to better serve the Douglas Park and Nauck communities. The new route will still travel down 16th St. South in Douglas Park to S. Quincy St. but will turn on to 19th St. instead of 18th St. The bus will then turn right on to S. Walter Reed Dr. Nauck will be served via S. Oakland St. to 22nd St. S. before turning onto Kenmore and continuing on 24th Rd. S.

A second bus will be added to ART 84 so that service in the mornings and evenings will run every 20 minutes. ART will add a morning eastbound trip leaving Monroe St. & 6th St. S at 9:11 am. View the new route and schedule. (PDF, 166 KB, Adobe Reader required)

The following bus stops on the ART 84 route will be removed:

Eastbound 18th Street S @ far-side of S Quincy Street

  • Riders can use a new 84 stop on southbound S Quincy Street @ near-side of 19th Street S

Eastbound 18th Street S @ near-side of S Oakland Street

  • Riders can use new stop on eastbound 19th Street S across from S Nelson Street

Eastbound 18th Street S @ near-side of S Monroe Street

  • AM passengers going to Pentagon City can board the bus at 19th Street S across from S Nelson Street
  • PM passengers going to Douglas Park can get off the bus at S Monroe Street @ near-side of 18th Street S

Eastbound S Walter Reed Drive @ near-side of 19th Street S  *Stop will still be served by ART 77*

  • Riders can use new stop on eastbound 19th Street S across from S Nelson Street

Southbound S Kenmore Street @ far-side of 19th Street S

  • Riders can use new stop on eastbound 19th Street S across from S Nelson Street OR the existing stop on southbound S Kenmore Street @ far-side of 22nd Street S

Northbound S Kenmore Street @ near-side of 19th Street S

  • PM passengers getting off at Douglas Park/Nauck can get off at S Monroe Street @ near-side of 18th Street S OR the existing stop on northbound S Kenmore Street @ near-side of 22nd Street S


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