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Go #TeamUSA! If you're headed to a #Tokyo2020 watch party, you can count on us to get you there.⁠⁠P.S. We love you Orang...
07/23/2021

Go #TeamUSA! If you're headed to a #Tokyo2020 watch party, you can count on us to get you there.⁠

P.S. We love you Orange Line, but there are only 5 rings.

Go #TeamUSA! If you're headed to a #Tokyo2020 watch party, you can count on us to get you there.⁠

P.S. We love you Orange Line, but there are only 5 rings.

Please note ART - Arlington Transit and Metrobus stop relocations at Ballston-MU Station beginning August 1.
07/23/2021
ART and Metrobus Bus Stop Relocations at Ballston Metro Starting August 1

Please note ART - Arlington Transit and Metrobus stop relocations at Ballston-MU Station beginning August 1.

Starting on Sunday, August 1, 2021, ART and Metrobus service at the Ballston Metro station will be relocated due to construction for Phase 2 of the Ballston Multimodal Improvements Project.

Here's a #throwback photo of Judiciary Square Station under construction 50 years ago!⁠ #wmata
07/22/2021

Here's a #throwback photo of Judiciary Square Station under construction 50 years ago!⁠ #wmata

Here's a #throwback photo of Judiciary Square Station under construction 50 years ago!⁠ #wmata

07/22/2021
Doing Our Part - Jamming Right Along

Real time crowding information, contactless mobile pay, and requiring riders to keep their faces protected.

We're jamming right along; keeping you safe when you ride Metro.

For more ways we're #DoingOurPart, visit wmata.com/DoingOurPart #wmata

Where do you take Metro to beat the summer heat? You can find us chilling in the International Spy Museum or any of the ...
07/20/2021

Where do you take Metro to beat the summer heat?

You can find us chilling in the International Spy Museum or any of the Smithsonians or showing some love to the local (indoor) teams.

Where do you take Metro to beat the summer heat?

You can find us chilling in the International Spy Museum or any of the Smithsonians or showing some love to the local (indoor) teams.

A reminder to Red Line customers that Metro's tunnel ventilation project begins today, requiring continuous single track...
07/17/2021

A reminder to Red Line customers that Metro's tunnel ventilation project begins today, requiring continuous single tracking between Dupont Circle and Van Ness stations.

Details: www.wmata.com/about/news/Red-Line-tunnel-ventilation-project-begins-July-17.cfm #wmata

A reminder to Red Line customers that Metro's tunnel ventilation project begins today, requiring continuous single tracking between Dupont Circle and Van Ness stations.

Details: www.wmata.com/about/news/Red-Line-tunnel-ventilation-project-begins-July-17.cfm #wmata

07/15/2021
Metro proposes suspensions for offenders of s*x and weapons related crimes | WMATA

Metro proposes suspensions for offenders of s*x and weapons related crimes, similar to transit agencies in LA, San Francisco, Atlanta, and Dallas www.wmata.com/about/news/Suspensions-for-offenders-of-s*x-weapons-related-crimes.cfm #wmata

The Metro Board of Directors Safety and Operations Committee today approved a proposal to suspend access to Metrorail and Metrobus for those arrested for s*x and weapons related offenses on the system. The full Board is expected to vote on the proposal at an upcoming meeting.

Reconstructed platforms are beginning to take shape at Greenbelt, College Park-U of Md, Prince George's Plaza and West H...
07/14/2021

Reconstructed platforms are beginning to take shape at Greenbelt, College Park-U of Md, Prince George's Plaza and West Hyattsville.

Granite edge pieces and lighting fixtures are installed on nearly all platforms. Work continues adding new station features, including skylights, platform shelters and pylons. Check out a station-by-station breakdown in today’s construction update: www.wmata.com/service/rail/PlatformProject/New-station-platforms-begin-to-take-shape.cfm #wmata

Over the past several years, approximately 500 electronic next bus signs have been installed throughout the region. Thes...
07/13/2021

Over the past several years, approximately 500 electronic next bus signs have been installed throughout the region. These large LED screens scroll through upcoming bus arrival times and deliver important messaging, including service changes.

This summer we’re adding solar-powered ePaper displays at more than 110 bus stops across the region, including 11 screens purchased by Prince George’s County for the Oxon Hill/Fort Washington area. In addition to the 13-inch display, a push button provides customers with visual disabilities the option to listen to the next bus arrival information.

A reminder about upcoming construction on the Red Line for improvements to the tunnel ventilation system. The work, begi...
07/12/2021

A reminder about upcoming construction on the Red Line for improvements to the tunnel ventilation system.

The work, beginning Saturday, July 17 through Sunday, August 29, requires around-the-clock single tracking between Dupont Circle and Van Ness stations. The ventilation project is necessary to improve station and tunnel safety in the event of a smoke or fire emergency.

Details: www.wmata.com/about/news/Red-Line-tunnel-ventilation-project-begins-July-17.cfm #wmata

A reminder about upcoming construction on the Red Line for improvements to the tunnel ventilation system.

The work, beginning Saturday, July 17 through Sunday, August 29, requires around-the-clock single tracking between Dupont Circle and Van Ness stations. The ventilation project is necessary to improve station and tunnel safety in the event of a smoke or fire emergency.

Details: www.wmata.com/about/news/Red-Line-tunnel-ventilation-project-begins-July-17.cfm #wmata

Taking advantage of the historically low ridership during the pandemic, Metro began rehabilitating parking lots earlier ...
07/09/2021

Taking advantage of the historically low ridership during the pandemic, Metro began rehabilitating parking lots earlier this year to improve safety and reliability. As the region recovers and returns to Metro, you might find your parking lot looks a little different.

Read more about Metro’s Parking Improvement Projects here: www.wmata.com/initiatives/plans/parking-projects/index.cfm #wmata

Metro and Arlington County are seeking the public’s feedback on a second entrance to Crystal City Metrorail Station. The...
07/08/2021

Metro and Arlington County are seeking the public’s feedback on a second entrance to Crystal City Metrorail Station.

The station is one of the more highly used stations in Arlington County, and the proposed second entrance would provide additional capacity to accommodate more riders as the region continues to grow.

For details, including how to participate in a virtual public hearing on July 13, click here: www.wmata.com/about/news/Crystal-City-second-entrance-public-comment.cfm #wmata

Metro and Arlington County are seeking the public’s feedback on a second entrance to Crystal City Metrorail Station.

The station is one of the more highly used stations in Arlington County, and the proposed second entrance would provide additional capacity to accommodate more riders as the region continues to grow.

For details, including how to participate in a virtual public hearing on July 13, click here: www.wmata.com/about/news/Crystal-City-second-entrance-public-comment.cfm #wmata

07/03/2021
Arlington Cemetery Virtual Walkthrough

It's been over a month since the Spring 2021 Platform Improvement Project stations reopened following three months of platform reconstruction work.

During this time, Arlington Cemetery Station received newly reconstructed platforms and customer experience improvements, including new slip-resistant tiles on the platforms and in the mezzanine areas, larger Passenger Information Displays (PIDS), and energy-efficient LED lighting.

Take a look around Arlington Cemetery in our virtual walkthrough, and learn more via https://wmata.com/service/rail/PlatformProject/Take-a-tour-of-your-newly-renovated-Metro-station-spring-2021.cfm #wmata

Metro is the fastest, most convenient way to get downtown for #IndependenceDay festivities!On Sunday, July 4, Metrorail ...
07/02/2021

Metro is the fastest, most convenient way to get downtown for #IndependenceDay festivities!

On Sunday, July 4, Metrorail will operate additional service to accommodate the thousands of customers expected to watch fireworks on the National Mall, and on Monday, July 5 (observed holiday) trains and buses will operate on a Sunday schedule.

Skip the fare machine line and pay for Metro using SmarTrip for Apple Pay (iPhone or Apple Watch) and Google Pay (Android).

Service info: www.wmata.com/service/status/details/July-4-2021.cfm

Metro is the fastest, most convenient way to get downtown for #IndependenceDay festivities!

On Sunday, July 4, Metrorail will operate additional service to accommodate the thousands of customers expected to watch fireworks on the National Mall, and on Monday, July 5 (observed holiday) trains and buses will operate on a Sunday schedule.

Skip the fare machine line and pay for Metro using SmarTrip for Apple Pay (iPhone or Apple Watch) and Google Pay (Android).

Service info: www.wmata.com/service/status/details/July-4-2021.cfm

07/02/2021

Walking into the holiday weekend like...

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Today’s #throwback is a Metrobus near the Smithsonian Station on July 4, 1986!Visit www.wmata.com for service informatio...
07/01/2021

Today’s #throwback is a Metrobus near the Smithsonian Station on July 4, 1986!

Visit www.wmata.com for service information for Sunday, July 4 and Monday, July 5.

Today’s #throwback is a Metrobus near the Smithsonian Station on July 4, 1986!

Visit www.wmata.com for service information for Sunday, July 4 and Monday, July 5.

06/30/2021
Addison Road Virtual Walkthrough

It's been over a month since the Spring 2021 Platform Improvement Project stations reopened following three months of platform reconstruction work.

During this time, Addison Road Station received newly reconstructed platforms and customer experience improvements, including new slip-resistant tiles on the platforms and in the mezzanine areas, larger Passenger Information Displays (PIDS), energy-efficient LED lighting, and stainless steel platform shelters with charging ports.

Take a look around Addison Road in our virtual walkthrough, and learn more via https://wmata.com/service/rail/PlatformProject/Take-a-tour-of-your-newly-renovated-Metro-station-spring-2021.cfm

06/30/2021

Check out this timelapse of customers and trains at Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan Station.

#wmata

Platform reconstruction work is underway at Greenbelt, College Park-U of Md, Prince George's Plaza and West Hyattsville!...
06/29/2021

Platform reconstruction work is underway at Greenbelt, College Park-U of Md, Prince George's Plaza and West Hyattsville!

One month into the summer shutdown on the Green and Yellow lines, all demolition work has been completed, which includes the old tile and platform concrete throughout the four stations. The team is now building the new platform edges and preparing to add new station fixtures.

Read more in the latest project update: https://wmata.com/service/rail/PlatformProject/June-29-Construction-Update.cfm #wmata

Have you seen these #SocialSpaces along Pennsylvania Ave in DC? They are focused on art that creates dialogue and celebr...
06/28/2021

Have you seen these #SocialSpaces along Pennsylvania Ave in DC? They are focused on art that creates dialogue and celebrates cultures through intentionally designed gathering spaces. ⁣

The Pennsylvania Avenue Pocket Park is home to "MERIDIAN" by Cheryl Wing-Zi Wong, and Murrow Park is home to "Common Ground" by Risa Puno. This Golden Triangle DC initiative offers an ideal spot to read, catch up with a friend, or hold a small team meeting.⁣

Metro riders will soon see new, upgraded faregates as testing gets underway at six pilot stations. The new faregates wil...
06/25/2021

Metro riders will soon see new, upgraded faregates as testing gets underway at six pilot stations. The new faregates will include enhanced safety features, larger displays, and faster processing that will make passing through the gates quicker and easier.

As part of a month-long pilot project, test faregates have been installed at Clarendon, Dunn Loring, Gallery Place, Glenmont, Waterfront and West Falls Church stations for customers to try out.

More: www.wmata.com/about/news/Metro-riders-will-soon-see-new-upgraded-faregates.cfm #wmata

Metro riders going out to celebrate Independence Day can count on Metro to get you there. Additional trains will be oper...
06/25/2021

Metro riders going out to celebrate Independence Day can count on Metro to get you there. Additional trains will be operating to accommodate crowds attending the fireworks display on the National Mall and other festivities around the region.

On Sunday, July 4, Metrorail service will operate from 8 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. During the day, trains will run on a regular weekend schedule, (every 12 minutes on the Red Line and every 15 minutes on all other lines) until 4 p.m., at which time service will ramp up to rush-hour service levels or better before and after the fireworks. Trains will run every 6 minutes on the Red Line, every 8 minutes on the Orange Line and every 12 minutes on all other lines from 4 p.m. until closing.

More: www.wmata.com/about/news/Metro-service-information-for-July-4-and-July-5-2021.cfm #wmata

Metro riders going out to celebrate Independence Day can count on Metro to get you there. Additional trains will be operating to accommodate crowds attending the fireworks display on the National Mall and other festivities around the region.

On Sunday, July 4, Metrorail service will operate from 8 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. During the day, trains will run on a regular weekend schedule, (every 12 minutes on the Red Line and every 15 minutes on all other lines) until 4 p.m., at which time service will ramp up to rush-hour service levels or better before and after the fireworks. Trains will run every 6 minutes on the Red Line, every 8 minutes on the Orange Line and every 12 minutes on all other lines from 4 p.m. until closing.

More: www.wmata.com/about/news/Metro-service-information-for-July-4-and-July-5-2021.cfm #wmata

NEW: Beginning Sunday, July 18, Metrorail will be open until midnight seven days a week. -Monday-Friday: 5:00 am-midnigh...
06/24/2021

NEW: Beginning Sunday, July 18, Metrorail will be open until midnight seven days a week.
-Monday-Friday: 5:00 am-midnight
-Saturday: 7:00 am-midnight
-Sunday: 8:00 am-midnight

#wmata

NEW: Beginning Sunday, July 18, Metrorail will be open until midnight seven days a week.
-Monday-Friday: 5:00 am-midnight
-Saturday: 7:00 am-midnight
-Sunday: 8:00 am-midnight

#wmata

Metro's Board of Directors approved a major change to its Metrobus fleet that supports the region's clean air goals and ...
06/24/2021

Metro's Board of Directors approved a major change to its Metrobus fleet that supports the region's clean air goals and establishes guidelines for more sustainable business practices.

The Board took a major step toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving local air quality with the approval of a new Metrobus fleet strategy that would create a 100% zero-emission bus fleet by 2045, with a full transition to electric or other zero-emission bus purchases by 2030.

More: www.wmata.com/about/news/Zero-Emission-Bus-Fleet.cfm #wmata

Metro's Board of Directors approved a major change to its Metrobus fleet that supports the region's clean air goals and establishes guidelines for more sustainable business practices.

The Board took a major step toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving local air quality with the approval of a new Metrobus fleet strategy that would create a 100% zero-emission bus fleet by 2045, with a full transition to electric or other zero-emission bus purchases by 2030.

More: www.wmata.com/about/news/Zero-Emission-Bus-Fleet.cfm #wmata

The wait is over! #SmarTrip for Google Pay is here, making it possible to use your Android phone to pay, anywhere SmarTr...
06/20/2021

The wait is over! #SmarTrip for Google Pay is here, making it possible to use your Android phone to pay, anywhere SmarTrip is accepted. www.wmata.com/googlepay

The wait is over! #SmarTrip for Google Pay is here, making it possible to use your Android phone to pay, anywhere SmarTrip is accepted. www.wmata.com/googlepay

Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there. What's your special memory of taking Metro with your dad?
06/20/2021

Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there. What's your special memory of taking Metro with your dad?

Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there. What's your special memory of taking Metro with your dad?

Metro is proud to commemorate Juneteenth. We have a longstanding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and ever...
06/19/2021

Metro is proud to commemorate Juneteenth. We have a longstanding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and everyone - our Board, leadership and employees - are committed to identifying new ways to deepen this commitment. Through our Framework for Transit Equity, created last summer, we all continue to advance more equitable policies that support our mission, making service and fares more equitable.

Learn more: https://www.wmata.com/initiatives/equity-in-transit.cfm #wmata

Metro is proud to commemorate Juneteenth. We have a longstanding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and everyone - our Board, leadership and employees - are committed to identifying new ways to deepen this commitment. Through our Framework for Transit Equity, created last summer, we all continue to advance more equitable policies that support our mission, making service and fares more equitable.

Learn more: https://www.wmata.com/initiatives/equity-in-transit.cfm #wmata

Friendly reminder that face masks are still required by federal law on trains, buses, and inside stations.Speaking of bu...
06/18/2021

Friendly reminder that face masks are still required by federal law on trains, buses, and inside stations.

Speaking of buses, we offer real-time crowding info. for Metrobus customers via BusETA, our bus arrival information system. Check it out via https://buseta.wmata.com. #wmata

Friendly reminder that face masks are still required by federal law on trains, buses, and inside stations.

Speaking of buses, we offer real-time crowding info. for Metrobus customers via BusETA, our bus arrival information system. Check it out via https://buseta.wmata.com. #wmata

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