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DASH 30th Anniversary Events

DASHing for 30 Years: Past, Present, and Future  

Celebrating 30 Years of Keeping Alexandria Moving: 1986 - 2014  

Enjoy our DASH 30th Anniversary Videos on YouTube!

DASH 30th Anniversary Promo Video and DASH 30th Anniversary Video 

Check out DASH's Facebook Page to stay tuned in to current events and promotions!


MAY :: Discover Alexandria and Win with DASH!  

DASH is asking Alexandria residents, tourists, and visitors to explore Extraordinary Alexandria on DASH and the King Street Trolley as part of its 30th Anniversary month of May promotion! Every Wednesday in May ATC will announce the ‘special Alexandria attraction’ to visit during that week. Post your pictures from your visit to that week’s featured attraction on DASH’s Facebook page and/or Twitter with hashtags #DASHbus and #ExtraordinaryALX, and be automatically entered into our picture contest for a chance to win a special Alexandria giveaway!

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Hashtag #DASHbus and #ExtraordinaryALX  


April :: DASHing Words in Motion - National Poetry Month

"DASHing Words in Motion” is a collaborative project between the Alexandria Transit Company (DASH) and the Alexandria Office of the Arts, in which local poets competed to display their poetry on the Alexandria DASH buses and King Street Trolleys, in honor of National Poetry Month.

Congratulations to:  

"Movement” by Tori Lane, Poet Laureate

“New Tricks” by Pete Raack

“Homeward Bound in Del Ray” by Wendi Kaplan

“Favorite Seat” by Amy Thomas

“A DASHing Sonnet” by Barbara Karn

“Poem Taking Place on a Bus” by Amy Young

Click here to view winning poems



MARCH :: Happy 30th Anniversary DASH!

Tuesday, March 11 :: Ride DASH and receive a small gift of appreciation for helping to Keep Alexandria Moving by riding DASH!

Tuesday, March 11 :: Ride DASH and receive a small gift of appreciation for helping to Keep Alexandria Moving by riding DASH!

Tuesday, March 11 at 5:30 p.m. :: DASH 30th Anniversary Reception at City Hall, Vola Lawson Lobby



FEBRUARY :: Social Media Contest  

Those of you who followed us on Twitter, #DASHbus or Liked our Facebook Page were entered to win dinner for two to Tempo Restaurant!  

Congratulations to ANN PARKER, DASH Social Media Contest Winner!!  

Stay tuned-in to our social media sites for more promotions throughout the year! 


JANUARY :: DASHing For 30 Years: Past, Present, and Future Elementary School Poster Contest

Thank you to all of the participants who entered into our “DASHing for 30 Years: Past, Present, and Future Poster Contest”   The contest received more than 95 entries and all of the posters are displayed in the Vola Lawson Lobby of City Hall through the month of March. The winning entries can also be seen on DASH buses and King Street Trolleys as well as DASH’s Facebook page.  

Click here to view the winning posters 


Congratulations Winners!  

4th GRADE OVERALL                                             

  •  Mt. Vernon Community School :: Caroline Davenport & Anna Windmuller 

5th GRADE OVERALL                                                   

  • James K. Polk Elementary School :: Jeffrey Guevara                                                         

LYLES-CROUCH TRADITIONAL ACADEMY                             

  • 5th Grade: Ellie Fithian                                                   

JAMES K. POLK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL                           

  • 4th Grade: Sarah Brennan 
  • 5th Grade: Joseph Vilorio  
  • Honorable Mention: Litzy Gonzalez  


  • 5th Grade: Tatum Prevost 
  • Honorable Mention: Madison Comey 


  • 4th Grade: Isabelle Portillo 
  • 5th Grade: Deirdre Brown & Moira Sirois 
  • Honorable Mention: Daniel Montes 


  • 4th Grade: Renee Neville 
  • 5th Grade: Alyss Espinoza Sanchez