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Plan Ahead...Pay it Forward Initiative -- Updated 4/14/2015 12:45:41 PM

Important SmarTrip Add Value Notice: Effective April 1, 2015

  • DASH riders now have to add value to their SmarTrip® Cards before boarding the DASH bus.
  • Empezando desde el 1 de Abril, usted no podrá agregar dinero a su tarjeta SmarTrip® en los autobuses de DASH.
  • ከኤፕሪል 1 ጀምሮ መንገደኞች ዳሽ ባስ ላይ ከመሳፈራችሁ በፊት ካርድዎት ላይ በቂ ገንዘብ መኖሩን ያረጋግጡ 

    For more details on the "Plan Ahead...Pay it Forward" initiative, please visit

    Student Summer DASH Pass = 4 Months of Unlimited DASH Rides!

    Buy your Student Summer DASH Pass starting May 1 and ride DASH all summer long!

    ** Early Bird Special **

    • May 1 - May 31 = $50.00
    • After June 1 = $65.00

    Attention Alexandria middle and high school students! The DASH Student Summer DASH Pass is back!
    New this year! You can purchase your Student Summer DASH Pass pre-loaded on a SmarTrip Card. 

    Alexandria middle and high school students can purchase the Student Summer DASH Pass and use it for unlimited rides on all DASH buses from May 1 thru August 31, 2015.

    Student Summer DASH Passes may be purchased at the Alexandria Transit Store:
    1775-C Duke Street, Alexandra, VA 22314;
    Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. 

    or at
    DASH Headquarters: 
    3000 Business Center Drive, Alexandria, VA  22314
    Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Quick Facts!

    • The Student Summer DASH Pass will be pre-loaded on SmarTrip Cards ready for purchase and use.
    • The Student Summer DASH Pass is in electronic form on a pre-loaded SmarTrip card. At this time, the Student Summer DASH Pass cannot yet be purchased and placed on an already existing SmarTrip card.
    • The Student Summer DASH Pass can only be used on DASH buses.
    • You can load additional cash value on your Student Summer DASH Pass SmarTrip card, and other transit passes, for use on Metrorail and other regional transit agencies.

    * A student identification card is required at the time of purchase.