Metro says riders will wait longer for some trains this weekend while the agency performs weekend work.
Metro assumed control of the Silver Line on Tuesday, giving hope that the behind-schedule rail project could open this summer.
Metro says trains and most buses will run on a Sunday schedule for Memorial Day.
An advertisement that will be plastered on the sides of 20 D.C. Metrobuses for the next month feature German dictator Adolf Hitler and call for an end to U.S. aid to Islamic countries.
If Metro’s Board of Directors approves the proposed 2015 budget and capital improvement plan Thursday, the transit system will begin the process of completely eliminating paper fare cards.
Most Metro lines will operate on a normal schedule over the Memorial Day weekend, with trains operating on a Sunday schedule for the holiday Monday.
The agency that operates the region’s Metrorail system expects to take control of the behind-schedule Silver Line extension through Tysons Corner later this month.
Maryland officials are scheduled to break ground on a $37 million project to improve access to the Branch Avenue Metro station in Suitland.
Metro says travelers on the orange and red lines will wait longer for trains this weekend because of work.
A former contractor for Metro has pleaded guilty to stealing 30,000 pounds of copper wire and cable from Metro facilities and selling it for $88,000.