Turnbacks

July 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

The Ever Annoying Silver Spring Metro Turnback Ends

Forest Glen, Wheaton, and Glenmont Metro riders officially have a less annoying commute because the Silver Spring “turnback” is no more. County officials came out to the Wheaton Metro on Monday morning to celebrate the end of the Silver Spring Metro Red Line Turnback. Now, all redline trains will travel all the way to and […]

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March 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Silver Spring ‘Turnback’ Vote Expected March 28

An annoyance for Metro commuters heading to Shady Grove ended in December. The same annoyance for commuters heading to Glenmont could stop after a March 28 vote of the transit system’s board. The annoyance is the “turnback.” In December, Metro ended the Grosvernor turnback in which half the trains heading north on the Red Line’s […]

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February 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Silver Spring Meeting to Discuss Metro Improvements

The Montgomery County Council’s Transportation and Environment (T&E) Committee will host a town hall at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, focusing on service improvements to Metro. It takes place in the Silver Spring Civic Building at 1 Veterans Plaza. Representatives of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) will present an overview of a new […]

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December 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Celebrates End of Metro ‘Turnbacks’ at Grosvenor

Councilmembers joined officials from @MontgomeryCoMD, @Rockville411, @MCDOTNow and @wmata, and Senator @ChrisVanHollen, to mark the end of Metro Red Line turnbacks at Grosvenor. #Metro #RedLine #Transportation #Transit #MoCo@tomhucker @MC_Council_Katz https://t.co/hD1EVunJtT pic.twitter.com/f1k8qaTxge — Montgomery Council (@MoCoCouncilMD) December 17, 2018 Montgomery County celebrated the end of Metro Red Line “turnbacks” during rush hour Monday. All rush hour […]

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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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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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