Just in time for the blooming of the District’s famed cherry blossoms, a new shuttle will start operating in and across the National Mall on March 12, reports the AP via WTOP.
The new shuttle will replace the Tourmobile, which discontinued service last year after 42 years of being the sole transportation option wanting walking for far of the National Mall and other monuments of significance. The recent shuttle, with a purpose to be run by Martz Gray Line through 2014, will travel here route:
It will run in a loop from Union Station to the realm War II Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, Arlington cemetery, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and the Smithsonian Metro station. The associated fee is $5 per boarding.
A new shuttle started operating today at Arlington National Cemetery, and $1 express shuttle service from the mall to Hains Point could be offered in the course of the Cherry Blossom Festival, which kicks off March 20.
In January the National Park Service also announced that it planned to open at the very least one of many five planned Capital Bikeshare stations that allows you to be located at the National Mall.