Metro is running on a Saturday schedule for the Fourth of July holiday, but will add trains in the afternoon and evening to help accommodate crowds going to see the fireworks.
District of Columbia officials are set to break ground on a memorial for nine people who died during a 2009 Metrorail crash.
Metro is reducing the price of its rechargeable SmarTrip fare cards to $2 beginning in October.
Metro says it will operate extra trains during the evening of the July Fourth holiday to help passengers get to and from the National Mall for the fireworks display.
Metro says it will take a break from weekend track work for cherry blossom season.
Metro officials says new Silver Line tracks don’t appear to have been damaged in an incident during testing that caused major rush hour delays.
Metro says trains are moving again after an earlier computer glitch caused officials to hold trains at stations.
Metro is suspending red line train service to three stations for weekend track work as well as service to one station on the blue line.
Metro’s board has voted to hold public hearings on a proposed fare increase to address a $116 million budget shortfall.
Public transit in the Washington area is expected to run on a regular schedule as Hurricane Irene moves north.