Transportation

SHUTTLE BUSES

Barrie offers free morning and afternoon shuttles for students age 12 and up to Poplar Run and the Glenmont Metro station. Please complete and return the Shuttle Bus Permission Form to sign up.

Morning

8:00am From Glenmont Metro to Poplar Run
8:05am Poplar Run pick up at the intersection of Moonlight Trail Dr. and Hideaway Pl.
8:07am Poplar Run pick up at the gazebo across from the intersection of Poplar Run Dr. and Soaring Wing La.
8:10am Arrive at Barrie

 

Afternoon

3:45pm From Barrie to Poplar Run; drop off at intersection of Moonlight Trail Dr. & Hideaway Pl.
3:47pm Poplar Run drop off at gazebo across from intersection of Poplar Run Dr. and Soaring Wing La.
3:55pm From Poplar Run to Glenmont Metro
4:30pm From Barrie to Glenmont Metro

BUS ROUTES

Barrie offers three affordable daily bus transportation routes. The cost is $1,050 per year, per family (no cost for additional children). Please note that the same rate applies even if you choose to only take advantage of morning or afternoon service.

To enroll in the Transportation Program, please contact Beryl Chafin

For more information about Barrie’s transportation program, please contact Hanh Nguyen at 301-576-2872.

Bus Route 1: NW DC/Friendship Heights, Chevy Chase, Bethesda, Kensington

Bus Route 2: Takoma Park, Silver Spring, Wheaton

Morning

7:30am Takoma Park (7611 Piney Branch Road)
7:50am Due to construction, please do not go to Einstein Bagels, but instead go to Giant Food at 1280 East West Highway
8:10am St. John the Evangelist parking lot (10103 Georgia Ave)
8:20am Arrive Barrie School

 

Afternoon

3:45pm Depart Barrie School
3:50pm St. John the Evangelist parking lot (10103 Georgia Ave)
4:05pm Due to construction, please do not go to Einstein Bagels, but instead go to Giant Food at 1280 East West Highway
4:20pm Takoma Park Middle School (7611 Piney Branch Road)

Times may vary by 5 minutes due to traffic.

Bus Route 3: Bowie, Longmeade Crossing

Morning

7:15am Bowie: Corner of 450 and 197 (at the McDonalds)
7:50am Longmeade Crossing Drive side
8:20am Arrive Barrie School

 

Afternoon

3:45pm Depart Barrie School
4:00pm Longmeade Crossing Drive side
4:40pm Bowie: Corner of 450 and 197 (at the McDonalds)

Times may vary by 5 minutes due to traffic.

Morning

 
7:15am Friendship Heights (Jennifer Ave./Mazza Gallerie side)
7:25am Bethesda Library
7:30am United Methodist Church (8300 Old Georgetown Road and Huntington Pkwy)
7:40am Knowles/Strathmore
7:55am Kensington Safeway (10530 Connecticut Ave)
8:20am Arrive Barrie School

 

Afternoon

3:45pm Depart Barrie School
4:00pm Kensington Safeway (10530 Connecticut Ave)
4:02pm Knowles/Strathmore
4:17pm Bethesda Library
4:12pm United Methodist Church (8300 Old Georgetown Road and Huntington Pkwy)
4:30pm Friendship Heights (Jennifer Ave./Mazza Gallerie Side)

Times may vary by 5 minutes due to traffic.

SPECIAL BUS SCHEDULES

Half-Day (Noon Dismissal) Bus Schedules

On half days, students will be dismissed at Noon, and buses will depart Barrie at 12:30 pm.

Times may fluctuate 5 to 10 minutes depending on traffic and road conditions. Please be at your respective stop 5-15 minutes before the scheduled time to greet your child(ren).

Schedules

Route 1 – Northwest DC, Chevy Chase, Bethesda, Kensington

12:30pm Depart Barrie School
12:50pm Kensington Safeway (10530 Connecticut Ave)
1:00pm Knowles/Strathmore
1:10pm United Methodist Church (8300 Old Georgetown Road and Huntington Pkwy)
1:35pm Friendship Heights (Jennifer Ave./Mazza Gallerie Side)

Route 2 – Takoma Park, Silver Spring, Wheaton

12:30pm Depart Barrie School
12:40pm St. John the Evangelist parking lot (10103 Georgia Ave)
12:55pm Downtown Silver Spring (Einstein Bagels)
1:10pm Takoma Park (7611 Piney Branch)

Route 3 – Bowie, Briggs Chaney Plaza

12:30pm Depart Barrie School
12:45pm Briggs Chaney Plaza (at the McDonalds)
1:25pm Bowie: Corner of 450 and 197 (at the McDonalds)

Delayed Opening Bus Schedules

In the event that Barrie School opens late due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances, buses will arrive at Barrie by approximately 10:00am. 

Times may fluctuate 5 to 10 minutes depending on traffic and road conditions.

Route 1: Northwest DC, Chevy Chase, Bethesda, Kensington

8:50am Friendship Heights/Jennifer Ave
9:10am United Methodist Church
9:25am Knowles/Strathmore
9:35am Kensington Safeway
10:00am Arrive at Barrie

Route 2: Takoma Park, Silver Spring

9:20am Takoma Park (7611 Piney Branch)
9:35am Downtown Silver Spring (Einstein Bagels)
9:55am St John the Evangelist Parking Lot
10:00am Arrive at Barrie

Route 3: Bowie

9:00am Corner of 450 and 107 at the McDonalds
10:00am Arrive at Barrie

Early Closing Bus Schedules

In the event that Barrie School closes early due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances, the school will communicate bus departure times to parents once a decision is made.

Time may fluctuate 5 to 10 minutes depending on traffic and road conditions. Please be at your respective stop 5-15 minutes before the scheduled time to greet your child(ren).

Route 1 – Northwest DC, Chevy Chase, Bethesda, Kensington

  Depart Barrie School
  Kensington Safeway (10530 Connecticut Ave)
  Knowles/Strathmore
  United Methodist Church (8300 Old Georgetown Road and Huntington Pkwy)
  Friendship Heights (Jennifer Ave./Mazza Gallerie Side)

Route 2 – Takoma Park, Silver Spring, Wheaton

  Depart Barrie School
  St. John the Evangelist parking lot (10103 Georgia Ave)
  Downtown Silver Spring (Einstein Bagels)
  Takoma Park (7611 Piney Branch)

Route 3 – Bowie, Briggs Chaney Plaza

  Depart Barrie School
  Briggs Chaney Plaza (at the McDonalds)
  Bowie: Corner of 450 and 197 (at the McDonalds)