During the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Old Town on March 2, the King Street Trolley and DASH Line 30, 31 and 34 buses will be unable to serve some stops. Click this alert for a detour map and a full list of impacted stops by route.
We are experiencing technical issues with real-time data feeds to 3rd-party platforms. Accurate real-time information about DASH buses is still available at dashbus.com/tracker. We thank you for your patience as we work to resolve this issue.
In September 2021, DASH eliminated fare collection on all DASH buses. This policy was made possible with the support of the Alexandria City Council. The intention of the policy was to encourage bus ridership, promote the New DASH Network, and alleviate a major financial burden for many low-income riders still recovering from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
More recently, the City of Alexandria was awarded $7.2 million in state grant funding to offset the cost of lost passenger fare revenues over the next three years through the Transit Ridership Incentive Program (TRIP), which is managed by the Virginia Department of Rail & Public Transit (DRPT).