metro rail

July 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Free Wi-Fi Available on Underground Metro Stations

Metro officials have announced that free Wi-Fi will be available in all underground Metro stations.  This announcement comes  nearly two years after officials launched the Wi-Fi pilot program,  which offered free Wi-Fi at specific stations back in 2016. Customers can access the service by selecting the “Metro-Public” network in their device’s Wi-Fi settings, according to […]

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February 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Metro Update: Red Line Train Weekend Schedule Modified for Maintenance

Metro riders can expect some changes to the Red Line this weekend between Wheaton and Glenmont stations. The Glenmont station will be closed beginning Feb. 24 through Feb. 25 for track maintenance and leak mitigation, according to WMATA. Buses will replace the Red Line trains between Wheaton and Glenmont. The remaining Red Line trains will operate […]

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March 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gov. Hogan Signs Emergency Bill Creating Regional WMATA Compact

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has signed emergency legislation creating a compact between Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to create a new safety oversight commission for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). The governor was joined by Senate President Mike Miller, House Speaker Mike Busch, and several Montgomery County legislators including, Senator Brian Feldman, Senator […]

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February 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

What’s Open, What’s Not on Presidents’ Day in Montgomery County

Here’s a look at what’s open and what’s not in Montgomery County on Presidents Day: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all stores will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – aquatic facilities and community centers open; aquatics programs will meet as scheduled; all other classes and programs cancelled; […]

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August 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Safe Track Work Begins on the Red Line, Ridership Down (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Metro officials say ridership on the Red Line dipped significantly as Safe Track repair work began as scheduled on August 1st, with continuous single tracking between the Takoma and Silver Spring stations, now thru August 7. According to a Metro news release, ridership on the Red Line was down approximately 30 to 40 percent this […]

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June 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

What’s Open, What’s Not on Fourth of July in Montgomery County

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Independence Day, Monday, July 4: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all county liquor stores are open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Deliveries will be made on a normal schedule; but there will be no pickups. Recreation – the […]

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February 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

What’s Open, What’s Not on Presidents Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Presidents Day, Monday, February 15: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – closed. Recreation – aquatic facilities and community centers open; aquatics programs will meet as scheduled; all other classes and programs cancelled; administrative offices and senior centers closed; 55+ Active […]

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