For immediate release: September 8, 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: Van Hollen, Prince George’s leaders, Metro GM and Metro Board Member to mark reopening of improved Orange Line stationsOn Friday, September 9 at 10 a.m., Metro General Manager and CEO Randy Clarke will be joined at New Carrollton Station by U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen, elected officials from Prince George’s County, and a member of Metro’s Board of Directors to mark the reopening of five Orange Line stations in Maryland and Washington, D.C. The stations recently reopened following their summer closure for customer experience improvements and platform reconstruction.
The reopening of New Carrollton, Landover, Cheverly, Deanwood, and Minnesota Ave. stations marked the end of a four-year project to improve and rehabilitate 20 of Metro’s outdoor stations most in need of critical repairs and customer experience improvements.
WHO: U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen
Prince George’s County Councilmember Dannielle M. Glaros
Metro GM / CEO Randy Clarke
Floyd Holt, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Prince George's Office of the County Executive
Metro Board Member Dr. Tracy Hadden Loh
WHAT: Mark five Orange Line stations reopening in Maryland and D.C.
WHERE: New Carrollton Metro Station – Platform
WHEN: Friday, September 9, 10 a.m.
PARKING: Media should park in the Metro garage. Upon exiting the garage, press the call button and inform the agent you participated in Metro’s event for free exit. Live trucks should park in the kiss and ride lot.