Friday, October 14, 2011
Greenliners should fare well, unless they have plans to transfer to another line.
Green Liners you’ll catch a break this weekend, Oct. 14 through Oct. 15, unless you’re planning to transfer to Red, Blue, Orange or Yellow lines. Watch out for construction hot spots on any of the above. But the good news is, Sunday is construction free, and Metro will open two hours early, at 5 a.m., to accommodate the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial events. Construction planned from 10 p.m. Friday through closing on Saturday. Red Line Blue and Orange Lines Blue and Yellow Lines
Friday, September 2, 2011
The Green Line forecast is good for this three-day weekend, unless you're transferring to a work zone hot spot.
What’s up with the Green Line? We’ve got a work-free weekend, but if you’re planning to transfer to Orange, Blue or Red line trains – keep a lookout for work zone hot spots. Orange Line – 8 p.m. Friday through closing Monday (Labor Day) Blue Line – 10 p.m. Friday through closing on Monday (Labor Day) Metro states the trip planner on its website will not reflect the impact of this work on schedules. This is a summary of Metro's announcements for the weekend. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority lists further details.
Friday, June 10, 2011
Metro announces a new approach to weekend work and shares its plans for June 10 through June 12.
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), declared "Metro will continue its aggressive efforts to rebuild the Metrorail system this weekend on the Red, Blue and Orange lines." Fortunately, Metro has no work scheduled for us Green Liners over the weekend. Still, keep a lookout for work zones, if you're transferring to Red, Blue or Orange lines. While you're on the lookout, keep your eyes on this interesting development. Metro announced Thursday, they're going to take a new approach to weekend work. Over the next year and a half, Metro reported, it will close individual stations or clusters of stations on about two, out of every three weekends. Then, instead of single tracking it -- Metro will replace trains with buses at …
Friday, June 3, 2011
Get your farecards early, both ways, if you're traveling Saturday -- and you may want to pack some extra time, if you're transferring to work zones on the Blue or Red lines this weekend.
What's up with the Green Line and Metro this weekend? Well, for starters don't wait to buy your farecards Saturday morning because there could be a line. It's the Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure, and some people may decide -- you've got to Metro before you can run. To accommodate the expected influx of participants and supporters, Metro will open two hours early, at 5 a.m., Saturday. The race itself begins at 8 a.m. with events following throughout the morning. It takes place between 3rd and 7th streets, NW, between Madison Drive and Jefferson Avenue, in downtown Washington, D.C. Smithsonian, Federal Center SW and Archives-Navy Mem'l-Penn Quarter stations are expected to be some of the busiest stations on race day. Metro advises …