service reductions

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 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro Reduces Service, Says Essential Travel Only

Metro will further reduce service starting Wednesday as part of its coronavirus response, Metro’s Pandemic Task Force announced.  In a statement, Metro said ridership was down 70 percent on Monday, so rail and bus service will be reduced to allow for more cleaning and social distancing.  Metro trains will run from 5 a.m. to 11 […]

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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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