Metro Red Line

July 31, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Medical Center, Bethesda Metro Stations to Close for Track Work Aug. 2

Metro has announced that Red Line track work will shutter service between Grosvenor-Strathmore and Friendship Heights stations through Aug. 14. The closure comes following a week-long project at Takoma Park Station, which has halted service between Fort Totten and Silver Spring through Aug. 1. REMINDER: Buses replace trains between Fort Totten & Silver Spring today […]

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July 24, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Takoma Park Red Line Station To Experience Closure From July 26-August 1

Beginning Sunday, July 26, the Takoma Park Red Line Station will be closed. The closure comes as a result of several repairs occurring on the Red Line throughout the summer. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority website states: “Ridership levels are extremely low (down 90-95 percent), and buses are able to run in place of […]

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February 28, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Estaciones de Metro Cerradas durante Fin de Semana

Este fin de semana, las estaciones de Silver Spring, Forest Glen, Wheaton y Glenmont estarán cerradas, el sábado 29 de febrero y el domingo 1 de marzo debido a la integración de la Línea Morada. Habrá autobuses gratuitos que reemplazarán el tren de la Línea Roja entre Fort Totten y Glenmont. Los pasajeros que viajan […]

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February 28, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Metro Stations Closed Due to Purple Line Integration

This weekend, Silver Spring, Forest Glen, Wheaton and Glenmont stations will be closed Saturday, Feb. 29 and Sunday, March 1 due to Purple Line integration. There will be free shuttle buses replacing the Red Line train between Fort Totten and Glenmont. The shuttle will not stop at Takoma. Passangers traveling to stations beyond Silver Spring […]

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February 14, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Cuatro Estaciones de la Línea Roja Cerradas este Fin de Semana

La Línea Roja cerrará cuatro estaciones de Metro en el Condado de Montgomery durante el fin de semana del Día de los Presidentes. Las estaciones Silver Spring, Forest Glen, Wheaton y Glenmont estarán cerradas para permitir la construcción e integración de la Línea Morada. El cierre tendrá lugar del sábado 15 de febrero al lunes […]

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February 14, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Red Line Stations to Close This Weekend for Purple Line Work

The Red Line will close four Metro stations in Montgomery County during Presidents’ Day weekend. The Silver Spring, Forest Glen, Wheaton and Glenmont stations will be closed in order to allow for Purple Line construction and integration. The shutdown will take place from Saturday, Feb. 15 to Monday, Feb. 17. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit […]

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June 11, 2019 | Ben Palmer

County Council Members Undertake Transit Challenge

Five members of the County Council are participating in the Transit Challenge this week. They are tasked with either walking or using public transportation like the Ride On, Metro, or carpooling to get wherever they need to go. All four of the at-large members⁠—Gabe Albornoz, Evan Glass, Will Jawando, and Hans Riemer⁠—as well as District […]

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February 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

WMATA Says Trains Are Single Tracking Between Fort Totten and Takoma

WMATA has partially suspended service between Fort Totten and Takoma Metro Station. The Washington Post is reporting that it’s been suspended since after 11:30 a.m. because of a fire outside of Ft. Totten. However, The Post says that the cause of the fire isn’t clear. According to The Post, “The transit agency sent shuttle buses to […]

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May 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Ending the Turnbacks at Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Station (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Michael Goldman discusses when Metro will stop the practice of halting some outbound subway trains at the Grosvenor-Strathmore station. Goldman is a member of the Metro Board of Directors, and he recently addressed the Montgomery County Council about the Metro budget.

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April 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Two Arrested in Wheaton Red Line Train Robbery

Metro Transit Police have arrested two men in connection with a strong-arm robbery on a Red Line Metro train on Sunday, and other arrests are expected, police said. The two men are Antwan Devonte Haynie, 19, of Northeast D.C. and Marcus James Lee, 21, of Northeast D.C., police said. The robbery occurred around 5:40 p.m. […]

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