If the annual ‘No Pants Metro Ride’ had been scheduled for today, it’s doubtful that there would have been much participation. However, the predicted high for Sunday, the actual date of the event, is 66 degrees.
Metro riders will get their first look at the system’s new rail cars, which will replace some cars that date back to the system’s debut in 1976.
The Maryland Transit Administration says commuter rail and bus services to western Maryland and West Virginia are running on reduced schedules due to the cold, snowy weather.
Metro is asking customers for comment on the transit agency’s proposed fiscal year 2015 budget and fare changes.
Metro says trains on four of its five lines will run every 20 minutes over the weekend while crews do work on the system.
There have been over half a dozen recent incidents involving drunk passengers and that has Metro officials reminding people to be smart if they’re using the rail system this New Year’s Eve.
Authorities in Washington say a man has been taken to the hospital after he fell at the L’Enfant Plaza Metro station.
Metro will stay open later for New Year’s Eve and operate on a weekend schedule on the first day of the new year.
Authorities say a man accused of kidnapping a man and forcing him to ride a Metro train at gunpoint before robbing him has turned himself in.
Metro says it won’t be doing any track work on four of its five lines this weekend.