Joshua Bell will try playing in a train station again, but this time he hopes it’s conducive to making music.
Metro’s chief executive says he will step down from the transit agency next year.
Metro says the orange, blue, red and green lines will be affected by weekend work.
Grammy-winning violinist Joshua Bell played for change in a D.C. Metro station in 2007 during an experiment. He hasn’t been able to live it down.
Metro plans to bring back computer-driven trains to the red line, five years after the automated system failed and caused a fatal crash.
Metro says riders on some lines will wait longer for trains this weekend and that only the silver line is unaffected.
Metro says buses will replace trains on a section of the red line this weekend and through Labor Day.
The Transportation Department has committed $1.28 billion toward the construction of Metro’s silver line in the form of a low-interest loan.
Metro says riders on the red and orange lines will wait longer for trains this weekend.
Metro says its rail system will stay open an additional hour to help riders get home from the Washington Redskins’ preseason game at FedEx Field.
Metro says free shuttle buses will replace trains on a section of the red line this weekend.
Nearly 10,000 people have used Metro’s five new Silver Line stations during the morning rush hour.