Friday, May 17, 2013
Work will impact riders on the Red, Orange and Green lines starting at 10 p.m. Friday and continuing through system closing Sunday night.
Metro will perform system rebuilding work on all but one line in the system for the weekend of May 17-19. This weekend's rebuilding work will result in service changes on the Red, Orange and Green lines. Blue or Yellow lines riders can breathe easy, there is no scheduled track work on either line this weekend. MAP: Click on your nearest station on the map to see when the next train arrives and to learn about any alerts. Weekend track work will result in service changes on three lines beginning at 10 p.m. Friday. According to a Metro news release: Orange Line - 10 p.m. Fri., May 17 through closing Sun., May 19 Red Line - 10 p.m. Fri., May 17 through closing Sun., May 19 Green Line - 10 p.m. Fri., May 17 through closing Sun., May 19
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Work will impact riders on every line starting at 10 p.m. Friday and continuing through system closing Sunday night.
Metro will perform system rebuilding work on every line in the system for the weekend of April 26-28. On Sunday, the system will open early to accommodate runners in the Nike Women's Half Marathon. Sunday, Metro will open at 5 a.m. for the Nike Women's Half Marathon and runners can access the start line from Metro Center (Red/Blue/Orange lines), Federal Triangle (Blue/Orange lines) or Archives (Yellow/Green lines). MAP: Click on your nearest station on the map to see when the next train arrives and to learn about any alerts. The track work will result in service changes on all lines beginning at 10 p.m. Friday. According to a Metro news release: Blue & Orange lines—10 p.m. Friday, April 26, through closing Sunday, April 28 EXCEPT between 5…
Friday, March 15, 2013
Click on your nearest station on the map to see when the next train arrives and to learn about any alerts.
Metrorail track work will impact the Orange and Red Lines this weekend. On Saturday, March 16, the Metrorail system will open two hours early—at 5 a.m.—for the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon. According to a Metro news release: Orange Line Red Line
Friday, February 22, 2013
Four Orange Line stations will be closed Feb. 22 to 24; shuttle buses will take riders between Vienna and East Falls Church.
Taking the Metro to get around this weekend? If you're trying to take the rail from Vienna, it's going to be more difficult than usual. Metro is planning to shut down four Orange Line stations — Vienna, Dunn Loring, West Falls Church and East Falls Church — as it integrates signals with the upcoming Silver Line. Shuttle buses will be available — read on for details. According to a Metro news release: Orange Line Red Line There is no work planned on the Yellow, Blue or Green lines. Stay up to date on all Vienna news by subscribing to our free daily email newsletter.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
A look at what you need to know about Metro from Feb. 16 to 18.
Saturday, February 16
Planning on catching the Metro to get around this Presidents Day weekend? Here’s what to expect. According to a Metro news release: Orange Line Blue Line Red Line Green Line
Saturday, February 2, 2013
What you need to know about Metro from Feb. 2 to 3
Planning on catching the Metro to get around this weekend? Here’s what to expect. Super Bowl Partiers Take Note: Scheduled work this weekend on the Green and Yellow lines begins at 10 p.m. Sunday. According to a Metro news release (All work in place until system closing Sunday unless otherwise noted): Orange Line Red Line Blue Line Green/Yellow Lines (Late Sunday Night Only)
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The primary obstacle for "Momentum," which includes a number of Orange Line projects, appears to be funding. What do you think about WMATA’s proposed capital plans? Tell us in the comments.
If you thought the Silver Line would continue to be the focus of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) for the foreseeable future, think again. Metro has a proposed a series of improvements to help the system keep up with demand on other lines. For the past year and a half, the agency has been working to unveil "Momentum," a $26 billion spending plan that focuses on, among other things, creating new connections and bypassing others that are holding riders up. The Washington Post has a story here. For Orange Line riders, the Post details one proposed project that could make a huge difference for those on Vienna-bound trains: Planners suggest creating what they call the “Rosslyn bypass.” New tracks would be built west …
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Orange Line trains will be single tracking between East and West Falls Church.
Taking the Metro to get around this weekend? Here's what you need to know. The Blue and Yellow lines will operate on a normal weekend schedule. According to a Metro news release: Orange Line Red Line Green Line
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
When is metro running? Which stations are closed? How much will it cost? Vienna Patch has you covered.
Inauguration Day 2009 set the all time ridership record for Metro at about 1.54 million trips on rail and bus combined. The rail ridership in 2009 alone was 1.12 million trips. Metro is preparing for a crowded system this year as well, spokesman Dan Stessel told Patch. WMATA estimates 600,000 to 800,000 people will use Metrorail for the 2013 inauguration events. Metro has been working with external partners like the U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Park Police and other agencies involved in inauguration activities to help alleviate some of the crowding that plagued metro during the 2009 inauguration. The transit agency is doing everything it can to communicate with riders about their best routes and about planning ahead to help reduce congestion …
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Metro has scheduled limited track work for the weekend before Christmas.
Taking the Metro to get around this weekend? Orange Line customers are in luck this weekend: There are no planned projects for Dec. 22 or Dec. 23 -- the best kind of holiday gift. According to a Metro news release: The only planned work will take place on the Green Line, and will only affect customers traveling to or from Greenbelt Station. Green Line trains will single track between Greenbelt and College Park to allow for construction associated with a new track to test 7000-series railcars. As a result: