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Platform Improvement Project Update for Greenbelt Station

Two weeks into the Summer 2021 Platform Improvement Project work, the project team has already demolished the existing platforms at Greenbelt Station. Construction crews began by prepping the site with a temporary access ramp for the crane to access the platform during demolition work. Once the site was mobilized, crews got to work demolishing the […]

Saturday June 12th, 2021 in Announcements, WMATA | Comments Off on Platform Improvement Project Update for Greenbelt Station

More Metrobus Service Starts Sunday

Beginning tomorrow, Sunday, June 6, Metro customers who need to get to work or home late at night will have more options when Metrobus extends late-night service on dozens of bus lines throughout the District, Maryland and Virginia. Buses on 36 of Metro’s busiest routes will operate until 2 a.m., seven days a week, providing […]

Saturday June 5th, 2021 in Announcements, WMATA | Comments Off on More Metrobus Service Starts Sunday

Find More About Metro’s Upcoming Summer Closing Plan

At tomorrow’s Council meeting, Charlie Scott, Metro’s Senior Government Relations Officer will be making a presentation about Metro’s upcoming platform improvement project in the Summer this year. Currently, the concrete platforms have been exposed to weather and de-icing agents for decades. Platforms built 35-40 years ago are now deteriorating and in need of repair to […]

Monday May 17th, 2021 in WMATA | Comments Off on Find More About Metro’s Upcoming Summer Closing Plan

Green/Yellow Line Riders asked to Plan Ahead for Track Work in May

Metro is reminding Green and Yellow line customers to plan ahead for scheduled track work May 1 through May 9. That will require free shuttle buses to replace trains at four stations over one weekend and the weeklong closure of West Hyattsville. The work will occur during the previously scheduled May 1-2 weekend shutdowns of […]

Thursday April 22nd, 2021 in Announcements, WMATA | Comments Off on Green/Yellow Line Riders asked to Plan Ahead for Track Work in May

Metro Proposing to Close College Park Station, Cut Bus Services

Recently Metro has released its FY 2022 budget, which you can find here on Metro’s website. According to the proposed budget, Metro is proposing to close the College Park – UMD station. Additionally, it’s planning to eliminate bus route 86, which serves College Park and the Route 1 corridor, and modifying bus route 83 to […]

Thursday February 25th, 2021 in WMATA | Comments Off on Metro Proposing to Close College Park Station, Cut Bus Services

Metrobus Resumes Fare Collection & Front-Door Boarding on Jan. 3

In case you missed it, starting Sunday, January 3, Metrobus will resume fare collection and front-door boarding as part of Metro’s pandemic recovery plan that aims to preserve service and transit jobs. With nearly everyone wearing masks, shields for operators on every bus, and enhanced daily cleanings, front-door boarding is safe, expands our capacity for […]

Sunday December 27th, 2020 in Announcements, WMATA | Comments Off on Metrobus Resumes Fare Collection & Front-Door Boarding on Jan. 3

Most rail and bus service to return to pre-pandemic levels

More trains, more stations, more buses, more hours. Metro is finalizing plans to restore most rail and bus service to pre-Covid levels across the region in the largest – and likely most complex – service change in the system’s 44-year history. To support the effort, thousands of frontline Metro employees will transition to new work […]

Sunday August 16th, 2020 in WMATA | Comments Off on Most rail and bus service to return to pre-pandemic levels

College Park and 14 Other Metro Stations to Reopen this Sunday

Metro today announced that 15 rail stations that had been closed as part of the transit agency’s Covid-19 response will reopen on Sunday, June 28. In addition, beginning Monday, June 28, buses will be added to the system’s 14 busiest bus lines to provide more capacity and more frequent service as the region reopens. Rail […]

Monday June 22nd, 2020 in WMATA | Comments Off on College Park and 14 Other Metro Stations to Reopen this Sunday

Metro Suspends Service Due to D.C. Protests

The information below was sent to us from WMATA early this week. The advisory will end by the end of this week: In the interest of public safety and in light of an announced 7 p.m. citywide curfew in the District of Columbia, all Metrorail and Metrobus service will end earlier than normal today, Monday, […]

Wednesday June 3rd, 2020 in Announcements, WMATA | Comments Off on Metro Suspends Service Due to D.C. Protests

Metro Closes College Park and 16 Other Stations

Starting from tomorrow, Thursday, March 26, 2020, Metro will close 17 additional stations, including College Park. Bus service is also curtailed, and they have also closed some Metro entrances. To get the full list and more info, click here.

Wednesday March 25th, 2020 in Announcements, WMATA | Comments Off on Metro Closes College Park and 16 Other Stations

WMATA Removes Albion Road Wooded Property from Market

The WMATA has recently announced that they have removed the property on Albion Road and Baltimore Avenue from the market. Earlier, the community, College Park City Council, the County Council members, and the 21st Delegation expressed serious concerns about the process surrounding the surplus of the property. The groups asked the WMATA Board to pull […]

Thursday May 23rd, 2019 in Environment, WMATA | Comments Off on WMATA Removes Albion Road Wooded Property from Market

Council to Ask Metro’s Help on Noise Barrier and Test Track

At next week’s meeting, the city Council will be sending a letter to WMATA, about the noise barrier and test track in north College Park. Please see the draft letter below. ——————————————————- May 26, 2015 Jack Requa Interim General Manager and Chief Executive Officer Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Dear Mr. Requa: On Thursday, May […]

Saturday May 23rd, 2015 in WMATA | Comments Off on Council to Ask Metro’s Help on Noise Barrier and Test Track

Full Service Restored at Greenbelt Station

Metro is saying the Greenbelt station has reopened and full service has been restored to the Green Line. Crews worked throughout the night to get the tracks ready to safely restore service. Yesterday, a piece of construction equipment hit the pedestrian bridge between Berwyn and Berwyn Heights causing a large piece of it to fall onto […]

Thursday April 16th, 2015 in Announcements, WMATA | Comments Off on Full Service Restored at Greenbelt Station

Buses Replace Trains Between Greenbelt & Fort Totten, This Weekend

Metro’s efforts to rebuild the Green Line will continue over the weekend of May 4-6. The work will begin at 10 p.m. Friday, May 4 and continue through system closing on Sunday, May 6. Buses will replace trains between Greenbelt and Fort Totten to allow for NTSB-recommended switch replacement. The following 4 stations will be […]

Thursday May 3rd, 2012 in WMATA | Comments Off on Buses Replace Trains Between Greenbelt & Fort Totten, This Weekend

Ah! Those Big, Bright Lights

Those of you who take Metro at the Greenbelt station, you must have noticed a portable light trailer was set up near the pathway bridge, facing west towards the Lackwanna and 53rd Ave intersection. For the past few days, the lights were on entire night and also late in the morning. The lights were extremely […]

Tuesday January 24th, 2012 in WMATA | Comments Off on Ah! Those Big, Bright Lights