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Through MetroAlerts, you can be notified of Metro service disruptions via email or text messages. MetroAlerts can be sent to to computers, smart phones and other cell phones that receive data. MetroAlerts are limited to 140 characters to prevent them from being truncated when received as text messages. If further information on the incident is available, it is published on this website and a link to that information is included in the MetroAlert.


MetroAlerts keeps you informed of service information on your desktop email or mobile device. Sign up to be the first to know about delays, service adjustments, detours and other events that may affect your trip.

MetroAlerts delivers alert and advisory information to up to two email addresses. Alerts are sent for unexpected changes to Metrorail, Metrobus, or MetroAccess service. Advisories are issued for planned service changes, including schedule adjustments or long-term repairs.

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Elevator eAlerts

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