The DC Circulator is a bus service that connects downtown to Georgetown and Union Station via the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on an East-West route and the Washington Convention Center and its nearby Shaw neighborhood with the Southwest Waterfront via the National Mall on a North-South route. Additional routes travel between McPherson Square and the Woodley Park-Zoo Metro station and Union Station to the Capitol Riverfront. The Circulator also operates a seasonal loop around the National Mall between 4th Street and 17th Street.
Buses operate from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. The National Mall loop operates from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Circulator also services part of its Georgetown route from 9 p.m. to midnight from Sun.-Thurs. and until 2 a.m. on weekends. Tickets cost $1, and transfers between routes are free of charge.