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Metrorail Late-Night Service Notice for End of Daylight Savings

Metrorail will remain open until its normal closing time of 3:00 AM "new time" (Eastern Standard Time) on Sunday, November 1 when Daylight Savings time ends.
by Red Brick Town on Oct 30, 2015

Morning Links: Make Your Voice Heard Nov 3 Edition

We scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for a roundup of morning links on news and opinion from Alexandria, Virginia and around the area.
by Red Brick Town on Oct 29, 2015

Metro Transit Police Release Surveillance Footage Showing Heroic Actions by Employees

Metro Transit Police released surveillance camera footage from three rail stations showing the heroic actions of two Metrorail employees, both Station Managers, who subdued a suspect with a gun aboard a Green Line train on Saturday, October 24.
by Red Brick Town on Oct 27, 2015

Metro Announces Full Scale Review of its Business and Financial Operations

In its continuous efforts to improve the customer experience, Metro today announced plans to conduct a top-to-bottom review of its financial systems and management operations to promote a more efficient and effective transit system.
by Red Brick Town on Oct 27, 2015

Metrorail Track Work Schedule October 16-18

Metrorail system track work will continue over the weekend of October 16-18 with service adjustments on FIVE rail lines beginning system closing October 16.
by Red Brick Town on Oct 16, 2015

Metro Riders Invited to Join First-ever Customer Community

‘Amplify’ to provide customer feedback and shape Metro initiatives Metro today launched a new way for riders to share opinions and help shape the direction of Metro through Amplify, Metro’s first-ever “customer community.” A...
by Red Brick Town on Oct 15, 2015

Metrorail Speed Restrictions In Effect this Afternoon

Metro has implemented speed restrictions in the Metrorail system this afternoon. This means trains are slowing to 35 mph to 40 mph as they approach a curve.
by Red Brick Town on Aug 31, 2015

WMATA Releases Incident Report on August 6 Derailment

As part of the Authority’s investigation into the cause of an August 6th derailment, WMATA's technical incident report to the Interim General Manager was released to the public today. The report will be the subject of a special Board of Directors S...
by Red Brick Town on Aug 28, 2015

Metrorail Track Work This Weekend: August 21-23, 2015

Reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over the weekend of August 21-23 with service adjustments on FIVE rail lines beginning at 10:00 PM Friday and continuing through system closing on Sunday.
by Red Brick Town on Aug 20, 2015

Metrorail Track Work – July 31- August 2

Reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over the weekend of July 31-August 2 with track work scheduled on FIVE OF SIX RAIL LINES. Details...
by Red Brick Town on Jul 31, 2015

Metrorail Track Work July 24-26

Via WMATA, reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over the weekend of July 24-26 with track work and service adjustments on five rail lines beginning at 10:00 PM Friday and continuing through system closing on Sunday.
by Red Brick Town on Jul 23, 2015

Royal Street Bus Barn Update

Royal Street Bus Barn (Garage) update - WMATA has asked the three (3) highest bidders to submit final bids for the garage located in Alexandria, Virginia.
by Red Brick Town on Jul 21, 2015

Metrorail Track Work July 17-19

Track work on the Metrorail system will continue the weekend of July 17-19 with service adjustments on five rail lines beginning at 10:00 PM Friday July 17.
by Red Brick Town on Jul 16, 2015

Metro Apologizes for Altercation With Alexandria Father & Daughter

This incident happened at Braddock Road Metro Station. Kudos to Metro for taking action. Have you experienced something like this on Metro?
by Red Brick Town on Jul 14, 2015

Metro Service Information for Independence Day July 3-4

Metro is the fastest, most convenient way to get to July 4 holiday weekend festivities on the National Mall. Here's what you need to know.
by Red Brick Town on Jul 3, 2015

Metrorail Track Work June 19-21, 2015

There will be track work on the Metrorail system over the weekend of June 19-21 w/ service adjustments on ALL SIX rail lines beginning at 10:00 PM Friday.
by Red Brick Town on Jun 19, 2015

Morning Links: Jones Point Park Edition

For our Morning Links, brightening Alexandria, Virginia, selecting the Best of Alexandria, PX in Old Town, WMATA gets hammered, Titans graduate, and more!
by Red Brick Town on Jun 18, 2015

Metro to Launch First-ever Digital Touchscreen Displays in Eight Metrorail Stations

Today, Metro along with OUTFRONT Media launched a digital advertising pilot program with the debut of large, interactive screens at 8 Metrorail stations.
by Red Brick Town on Jun 15, 2015

Metro Adjusting Train Length on Mondays and Fridays During Summer Months

FYI... For railcar maintenance issues, Metro will temporarily reduce the use of 8-car trains on Mondays and Fridays during summer months.
by Red Brick Town on Jun 13, 2015

Metrorail Track Work June 5-7, 2015

Reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over the weekend of June 5-7 with track work and service adjustments on the Orange and Green lines beginning at 10:00 PM Friday and continuing through system closing on Sunday.
by Red Brick Town on Jun 5, 2015


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