March 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

Metro to Open Two Hours Early on April 3 for Cherry Blossom Ten-Mile Run

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) announced that Metro is scheduled to open two hours early, at 5 a.m., on April 3 for the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten 10-Mile Run. According to a Metro news release, Cherry Blossom Run participants should head to one of the following stations: Smithsonian (Blue/Orange lines) – 0.25 miles […]

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March 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

Metro No Longer Accepting Paper Fare Cards (VIDEO)

Metro will no longer accept paper fare cards, beginning today. Metro says riders will have to make the switch to SmarTrip cards. According to Metro, paper fare cards account for less than one percent of all Metrorail transactions. Metro has been phasing out the use of paper fare cards for the past year. Customers that still have fare […]

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