metro service

March 25, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Metro Closing 17 Stations, Several Entrances Thursday

Metro is closing 17 stations beginning Thursday morning until further notice. Two stations on the red line, Grosvenor-Strathmore in Bethesda and Cleveland Park in Northwest D.C. are among the 17 stations. In a statement, Metro said low ridership and the need to conserve critical cleaning supplies led Metro’s Pandemic Task Force to make this decision. […]

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March 13, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Metro Announces Reduced Service Beginning Monday

Metro elevated its coronavirus response to the highest level Friday afternoon, as every jurisdiction it serves enacted strong measures to respond to the growing numbers of COVID-19 patients. In order to prevent spread of the coronavirus, Metro is reducing rail and bus service beginning Monday, March 16 as follows: Metrorail Monday-Friday: Trains will operate every […]

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October 13, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Metro Operates on Saturday Schedule on Columbus Day

On Oct. 13, Metro will operate service on the following schedules: Metrorail: The rail system will open at 5 a.m. and close at midnight. Trains will operate at Saturday service intervals (every 6 to 12 minutes during daytime hours). There is no scheduled track work on Monday. Parking at Metro-owned lots and garages is free […]

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October 3, 2013 | Staff Writer

photo Bethesda Metro Station

Metro Ridership Declines

The Metro remains open during the government shutdown but Metro officals are seeing a decline in ridership. Trains and buses are operating on regular schedules. The system is also opening and closing at regular times. Metro officials are making adjustments to “right size” capacity on the rail system due to lower ridership during the shutdown. […]

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