Metro is simulating service on its new Silver Line, with just five days left before it opens to rail commuters.
When Metro’s new Silver Line opens later this month, it will provide the first public transportation link between the National Air and Space Museum’s locations in D.C. and northern Virginia.
Metro says weekend work will only affect the red line over the Independence Day holiday weekend.
Fares are going up for riders of Washington’s Metro transit system.
Metro is closing three subway stations and platforms on the red line this weekend and will offer free shuttle buses as an alternative.
Metro says buses will replace trains on a section of the red line this weekend, and passengers traveling on the blue and yellow lines will also wait longer for trains.
Metro’s general manager says he hopes to announce this week the long-awaited start date for Silver Line service in northern Virginia.
District of Columbia officials are set to break ground on a memorial for nine people who died during a 2009 Metrorail crash.
Rep. John Delaney will be joining Doug Duncan at a campaign stop in Rockville as the primary in the Montgomery County executive race nears.
Metro says passengers traveling on four of the system’s five lines will experience delays of up to 20 minutes this weekend.
The general manager of Washington’s Metrorail subway system says he hopes to announce next week the long-awaited start date for Silver Line service in northern Virginia.
Metro officials say contractors building the new silver line are behind on some key items, which could lead to further delays for the project.