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March 26, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Full List of 19 Metro Stations Now Closed

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, Metro has implemented its services for essential travel only. WMATA officials announced on Thursday that 19 stations will be closed – up from 17 originally announced – to help protect the health and safety of Metro’s employees, and customers [see list below]. People are being urged to use adjacent stations as […]

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March 26, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Metro Cierra 17 Estaciones y Varias Entradas

Metro está cerrando 17 estaciones a partir del jueves por la mañana hasta nuevo aviso. Dos estaciones en la línea roja, Grosvenor-Strathmore en Bethesda y Cleveland Park en Northwest DC están entre las 17 estaciones. En un comunicado, Metro dijo que la baja cantidad de pasajeros y la necesidad de conservar los suministros de limpieza […]

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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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March 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro Elevates Coronavirus Response to Phase 2 After Maryland Cases Confirmed

The Washington, D.C. Metro elevated its coronavirus response to Phase 2 on Friday, one day after the first three cases were confirmed in Montgomery County, Maryland and Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency. On Sunday, Hogan announced two more cases, one in Montgomery County and another in Harford County. Metro has four response […]

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June 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

Metro to Extend Late-Night Service for Washington Capitals Game 4

Metro is partnering with Xfinity to extend metrorail service on for Game 4 as the Washington Capitals battle the Vegas Golden Knights for the Stanley Cup. Game 4 will take place at the Capital One Area on June 4.   Xfinity will provide the $100,000 in costs needed to extend service hours on the Metro. “We […]

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February 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

County, Residents Urging Metro to End Grosvenor ‘Turnbacks’

Red Line riders who need to get to the northernmost stops always have objected to the “Grosvenor turnbacks” — rush hour trains that stop at Grosvenor and turn around without continuing on to the White Flint, Twinbrook, Rockville and Shady Grove stations. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and Montgomery County reached a deal in […]

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October 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Pop-Up Shops Return to Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Station

After a seven-week trial in spring, the pop-up vendor plaza has returned to Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Station. Shops have been created by carving a former Metro 4000 series railcar into sections. Commuters and neighbors can stop and shop from several local retailers from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The pop-up plaza […]

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October 9, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Oct. 9 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 9, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Minimum Wage: The Montgomery County Council’s Health and Human Services Committee holds its hearing on $15 an hour minimum wage at 9:25 a.m. Here’s the 166-page report on the legislation. And here’s the latest from council analysts. 2. Libraries Closed: Montgomery […]

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August 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Ride On’s New ExtRa Service Will Provide an Express Bus Along Route 355 (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Updated 8.14.17 Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined Montgomery County Council President, Roger Berliner, and other county leaders on Monday to announce a new bus service aimed to alleviate the amount of cars on one of the county’s “busiest corridors”, according to Leggett. Beginning on Oct. 2, Ride On’s ExtRa Buses will provide a limited stop […]

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