Security measures in place for commercial buses on the U.S. Capitol Grounds.
The following security measures are part of continued efforts by the U.S. Capitol Police to enhance security within the Capitol complex. These measures are precautionary, and are not predicated on any known threats. VIEW TOUR BUS ROUTE
All commercial buses are prohibited from accessing the following areas on U.S. Capitol Grounds. This does not affect public transit buses, or sight seeing trolleys:
Tour bus operators must adhere to the following vehicle regulations:
Tour buses may ENTER U.S. Capitol Grounds at:
Tour buses may EXIT U.S. Capitol Grounds at:
LOADING and UNLOADING of passengers MUST occur at the east curb of:
Traversing Constitution Avenue, Independence Avenue or First Street and Second Street, NE/SE in front of the U.S. Capitol is prohibited. Tour bus standing, idling or parking is not permitted. Vehicular Security Checkpoints may be activated at any time without notice. Please follow police directions, posted street signs, and/or illuminated message boards to facilitate your visit to the U.S. Capitol.
Additional recorded information can be obtained by calling the U.S. Capitol Police Bulletin Board at 1.877.872.7111 or by emailing email@example.com.
If there are any questions about these events or security procedures, you may contact the United States Capitol Police Public Information Office at 202-224-1677.
Sergeant Kimberly Schneider
United States Capitol Police
Public Information Office