7000 Series D.C. Metro Bus
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The D.C. Metro Bus 7000 Series is an American with Disabilities Act compliant metro bus that is designed for all people, for those in wheelchairs and those with mobility disabilities to ride to and from places with comfort and stability. It's ergonomic design allows for 2 more inches in the aisles on both sides, has a separate section for those in wheelchairs. Replaced the 1000 and 4000 Series metro buses. Seats 40 more people. Speaker is in real time and automated so it's clearer to understand while riding. Real time switchboards on board. Produced in Lincoln, Nebraska.The D.C. Metrobus provides more than 400,000 trips each weekday serving 11,500 bus stops in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. Metrobus is the sixth busiest bus agency in the United States, with a fleet of more than 1,500 buses operating on 325 routes. Stand at Metrobus stops, which are designated with red, white, and blue signs.
Users check the bus destination before they board. The route number and destination are displayed above the windshield and on the boarding side of the bus. For planning bus trips, please see the Trip Planner or phone the Metro information line at 202-637-7000. On occasion, Metro may implement detours on some or all of its Metrobus routes. Severe weather, road construction or special events, such as festivals, road races or parades, may cause these temporary route changes. Riders can stay up-to-date on the changes by visiting the Alerts & Advisories page at wmata.com.
4 more inches in the aisles