For immediate release: September 3, 2021
Media Advisory: Brown, Hawkins, and Wiedefeld to welcome Metro riders back to rebuilt Prince George’s Plaza & West Hyattsville stationsMaryland Congressman Anthony Brown will join Prince George's County Council Chair Calvin Hawkins and Metro General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld to tour the rebuilt Prince George’s Plaza Metrorail station and welcome riders back at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, September 7, the first weekday of enhanced Metro service. Prince George’s Plaza, along with West Hyattsville, College Park, and Greenbelt, have been closed since late May for platform reconstruction and will reopen on Tuesday.
Federal pandemic relief funding has allowed Metro to avert crippling service cuts, station closures, and layoffs that would have stifled the region’s economic recovery.
Following remarks, press Q&A, and the tour of Prince George’s Plaza, Brown, Wiedefeld, and Hawkins will ride Metrorail to West Hyattsville station to view its safety and customer convenience improvements.
Tour of recently rebuilt Prince George’s Plaza and ride-along to West Hyattsville
U.S. Congressman Anthony Brown
Prince George’s County Council Chair Calvin Hawkins
Paul J. Wiedefeld, Metro GM/CEO
Tuesday, September 7, 9 a.m.
Event begins at Prince George’s Plaza Kiss and Ride loop, near station entrance. Station vicinity map available here.