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July 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro Proposes Suspensions for People Arrested for Sex and Weapons Offenses on System 

Metro is considering suspending access to service for people arrested for sex and weapons-related offenses on the system, according to a statement from Metro. The Board of Directors Safety and Operations Committee approved the proposal Thursday, the statement said. A full board vote is expected during a future meeting. If passed, the proposal would ban […]

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July 16, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Metro Ofrecerá Servicio Hasta la Medianoche, A Partir del Domingo

El servicio ferroviario de Metro estará abierto hasta la medianoche todos los días a partir del 18 de julio, anunció Metro el jueves. El horario de servicio será el siguiente: Lunes a Viernes: 5 a.m.-medianoche Sábado: 7 a.m.-medianoche Domingo: 8 a.m.-medianoche La Junta Directiva de Metro acordó el 10 de junio extender el horario de […]

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July 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro Train Service Will Run Until Midnight Every Day Starting Sunday

Metro rail service will be open until midnight every day starting July 18, Metro announced Thursday. Train hours will be as follows: Monday through Friday: 5 a.m.-midnight Saturday: 7 a.m.-midnight Sunday: 8 a.m.-midnight Metro’s Board of Directors on June 10 agreed to extend rail and bus hours, among other changes. In September, trains will start […]

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July 12, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Shady Grove, Rockville Metro Stations Will Close Sept. 11-Dec. 4

The Shady Grove and Rockville Metro stations will close from Sept. 11-Dec. 4 for canopy improvements and other work, a statement from Montgomery County reminds residents. Metro will replace the platform canopy at the Rockville station, “where the concrete beam structures, original to construction in the 1980s, are deteriorating,” the county said. Also, new LED […]

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July 6, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

July 4 Brings the Most Metro Riders Since Before the Pandemic

More people used Metro on July 4 than any day since before the pandemic, according to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). The Metro operated from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. and recorded 210,000 passengers that day.  On July 4, the Red Line ran every 12 minutes and all other lines ran every 15 minutes […]

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June 14, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Upgrading Red Line Tunnel Ventilation Will Mean Single Tracking Beginning in July

Starting in July, the Red Line will single track continuously to upgrade its underground tunnel ventilation system. Metro expects this work “to cause significant impacts for customers, with around-the clock single tracking and station closures,” according to a news release. During this construction, trains will single track between Dupont Circle and Van Ness stations. Two […]

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June 11, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Metro Recorta Tarifas, Agrega Horarios y Rutas de Autobús

En un intento por recuperar a los viajeros, la Junta Directiva de Metro acordó el jueves operar trenes y autobuses con más frecuencia, extender sus horarios de servicio y cambiar algunas tarifas. El servicio ferroviario se extenderá hasta la medianoche todas las noches, desde julio. A partir del fin de semana del Día del Trabajo […]

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June 11, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Metro Board Cuts Fares, Adds Hours and Bus Routes

In an attempt to bring back commuters, Metro’s Board of Directors agreed Thursday to operate trains and buses more frequently, extend its service hours and change some fares. Rail service will be extended to midnight every evening, beginning in July. Starting Labor Day weekend in September, other bus, rail and fare changes will go into affect. […]

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May 25, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich Insta a Cambiar el Nombre de White Flint Metro a North Bethesda Metro

El ejecutivo del condado, Marc Elrich, envió una carta a la Autoridad de Tránsito del Área Metropolitana de Washington (WMATA) solicitando que la estación de metro de White Flint se rebautizara como “Estación de metro North Bethesda”. Esta carta fue enviada hace un par de semanas, desde que la organización Friends of White Flint le […]

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May 25, 2021 | Staff Writer

Elrich Urges WMATA to Change Name From White Flint Metro to North Bethesda Metro

County Executive Marc Elrich sent a letter to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) requesting that the White Flint Metro Station be renamed “North Bethesda Metro Station.” This letter was sent more than two weeks since the organization Friends of White Flint asked the county government consider changing the new “North Bethesda” name for […]

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