East Glebe station

East Glebe is a bus rapid transit station in Alexandria, Virginia, located on Richmond Highway (U.S. Route 1) between East Glebe Road and Hume Avenue. It is a stop on the portion of dedicated bus-only highway along the Metroway bus rapid transit line, providing two-way service along the route. The station provides service to the central Potomac Yard and Potomac communities in Alexandria.

East Glebe
East Glebe Metroway 2016.jpg
The southbound station
LocationEast Glebe Road
Alexandria, Virginia
Coordinates38°49′55″N 77°03′04″W / 38.832006°N 77.051126°W / 38.832006; -77.051126Coordinates: 38°49′55″N 77°03′04″W / 38.832006°N 77.051126°W / 38.832006; -77.051126
Owned byWMATA
Operated byMetrobus
Platforms2 side platforms
Bus operatorsWMATA
History
OpenedAugust 24, 2014 (2014-08-24)
Services
Preceding station Metroway Following station
Swann Potomac Yard East Glebe and Potomac
Another view of East Glebe southbound platform
East Glebe northbound platform

The southbound station is located at the northern end of the busway that runs down the median of Richmond Highway, but the northern station is in mixed-traffic on East Glebe Road, one block east at Main Line Boulevard.

HistoryEdit

East Glebe opened to the public as one of the original Metroway stations; the station opened for service on August 24, 2014.[1]

Station layoutEdit

This diagram shows the layout of the station in the median busway.

P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound      Potomac Yard toward Braddock Road (Swann)
Northbound      Potomac Yard does not stop here →

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Metroway premium transit service starting this summer". WMATA. Archived from the original on 15 August 2016. Retrieved 25 June 2016.

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