Friday, May 17, 2013
Work will impact riders on the Red, Orange and Green lines starting at 10 p.m. Friday and continuing through system closing Sunday night.
Metro will perform system rebuilding work on all but one line in the system for the weekend of May 17-19. This weekend's rebuilding work will result in service changes on the Red, Orange and Green lines. Blue or Yellow lines riders can breathe easy, there is no scheduled track work on either line this weekend. MAP: Click on your nearest station on the map to see when the next train arrives and to learn about any alerts. Weekend track work will result in service changes on three lines beginning at 10 p.m. Friday. According to a Metro news release: Orange Line - 10 p.m. Fri., May 17 through closing Sun., May 19 Red Line - 10 p.m. Fri., May 17 through closing Sun., May 19 Green Line - 10 p.m. Fri., May 17 through closing Sun., May 19
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Work will impact riders on every line starting at 10 p.m. Friday and continuing through system closing Sunday night.
Metro will perform system rebuilding work on every line in the system for the weekend of April 26-28. On Sunday, the system will open early to accommodate runners in the Nike Women's Half Marathon. Sunday, Metro will open at 5 a.m. for the Nike Women's Half Marathon and runners can access the start line from Metro Center (Red/Blue/Orange lines), Federal Triangle (Blue/Orange lines) or Archives (Yellow/Green lines). MAP: Click on your nearest station on the map to see when the next train arrives and to learn about any alerts. The track work will result in service changes on all lines beginning at 10 p.m. Friday. According to a Metro news release: Blue & Orange lines—10 p.m. Friday, April 26, through closing Sunday, April 28 EXCEPT between 5…
Friday, March 15, 2013
Click on your nearest station on the map to see when the next train arrives and to learn about any alerts.
Metrorail track work will impact the Orange and Red Lines this weekend. On Saturday, March 16, the Metrorail system will open two hours early—at 5 a.m.—for the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon. According to a Metro news release: Orange Line Red Line
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The primary obstacle for "Momentum," which includes a number of Orange Line projects, appears to be funding. What do you think about WMATA’s proposed capital plans? Tell us in the comments.
If you thought the Silver Line would continue to be the focus of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) for the foreseeable future, think again. Metro has a proposed a series of improvements to help the system keep up with demand on other lines. For the past year and a half, the agency has been working to unveil "Momentum," a $26 billion spending plan that focuses on, among other things, creating new connections and bypassing others that are holding riders up. The Washington Post has a story here. For Orange Line riders, the Post details one proposed project that could make a huge difference for those on Vienna-bound trains: Planners suggest creating what they call the “Rosslyn bypass.” New tracks would be built west …
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Orange Line trains will be single tracking between East and West Falls Church.
Taking the Metro to get around this weekend? Here's what you need to know. The Blue and Yellow lines will operate on a normal weekend schedule. According to a Metro news release: Orange Line Red Line Green Line
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Metro has scheduled limited track work for the weekend before Christmas.
Taking the Metro to get around this weekend? Orange Line customers are in luck this weekend: There are no planned projects for Dec. 22 or Dec. 23 -- the best kind of holiday gift. According to a Metro news release: The only planned work will take place on the Green Line, and will only affect customers traveling to or from Greenbelt Station. Green Line trains will single track between Greenbelt and College Park to allow for construction associated with a new track to test 7000-series railcars. As a result:
Friday, May 4, 2012
A look at what you need to know about Metro this weekend.
Friday, May 4, 2012
Metro continues its efforts to "improve safety and reliability" this weekend with plenty of track work to go around. And since both the Capitals and the Nats having home games this weekend, Metro created specific tips for getting to those venues. Tips for getting to Verizon Center this weekend Tips for getting to Nationals Park this weekend Taking the Metro to get around this weekend? Here’s what to expect. Green Line [view advisory] Free shuttle buses will replace Green Line trains between Greenbelt and Fort Totten to allow for NTSB-recommended switch replacement. The following 4 stations will be closed: Green Line trains will operate normally between Fort Totten and Branch Avenue. Customers using shuttle bus service should add up to 50…
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Residents speak out about $1.6 billion proposed operating budget, the system's largest in years.
Doris Ray didn’t hold back her feelings about Metro’s proposed fare increases during a meeting in Falls Church Wednesday night. Clutching a dollar bill in her hand, the Fairfax resident spoke loudly into a microphone, telling Metro officials their tactics to get riders to use SmartTrip cards were wrong: Under Metro's proposed plan, passengers on local and limited bus routes paying with cash would now pay $2 instead of $1.70. Those paying with SmartTrip would not pay the extra $0.30 per ride. “This is not an incentive it’s a penalty,” Ray said of Metro’s attempt to get people to use SmartTrip cards instead of cash. Metro said the strategy is designed to simplify Metro’s fare structure and encourage the use of SmartTrip cards, which it says …