UPDATED: March 6, 2015 9:31 a.m.
WASHINGTON (WNEW/AP) — People who venture out in the Baltimore-Washington region during and after Thursday’s snowstorm may run into some delays, or added fees, using public transportation.
All Metro rail stations opened at 5 a.m. Thursday with service both above and below ground. They will operate on a normal weekday service Friday.
Metro says it will make every effort to maintain rail service during the storm, though weather-related delays are possible.
All MetroAccess paratransit services, however, were suspended Thursday, and Metrobus services were suspended at 9 p.m.
Metrobus service resumed at 4 a.m. Friday and MetroAccess paratransit service is suspended until noon Friday.
Metrobus service is transitioning from the current “moderate” snow plan to a “light snow plan,” with the goal of having service restored on all routes by 10:30 a.m. today.
Metro says it will keep buses from operating on hilly terrain and narrow streets. Some bus service will be suspended while other buses will operate with detours.
There was no MARC train or commuter bus service Thursday. VRE service was also cancelled.
MARC Train service will operate an “S” schedule on the Penn Line Friday. There will be no service on the Camden or Brunswick Line. VRE service is also operating an “S” schedule for Friday.
DASH bus service in Alexandria says all buses and the King Street Trolley were delayed until 8 a.m. Friday.
Annapolis Transit ended all services at 6:30 p.m.
D.C.’s snow emergency plan began at 7 a.m. Thursday and will be lifted at 9:30 a.m. Friday. Vehicles parked on snow emergency routes between those hours will be towed and fees total at least $370.
The D.C. Taxicab Commission charged a $15 flat fee in addition to the metered charge until 1 a.m. Friday.
Amtrak reduced the number of trains operating on its Northeast Corridor. Amtrak says Thursday’s reductions were most significant between New York and D.C., and will continue to operate on a limited schedule Friday.
The railroad says a combination of its Acela Express and Northeast Regional trains will still operate between New York and Washington. There will also be fewer Keystone Service trains between Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia and New York.
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