Q: Where can I find a map?
Our 24/7 DC Bus Network map is available
Q: How can I plan my trip?
Planning your trip is easy! Find your ride's total cost and a detailed route at
wmata.com/TripPlanner or call Metro's Customer Service line at 202-637-1328 to speak with a customer service representative in any language.
Q: How is Metro addressing safety and security concerns?
Metro Transit Police Department (MTPD) and our new Metro Incident Command Center (MICC) is available 24/7 for emergencies. Customers in need of assistance or experiencing an emergency in the system, can contact Metro Transit Police by dialing (202)962-2121, texting 696873 (MYMTPD), or
Q: Why only DC?
24/7 DC Bus Service was made possible thanks to funding by the DC government through the
DC Metro for All Act in 2023, which funded 24/7 DC Bus Service on 14 selected DC bus routes for the first year.
Q: How were these routes selected?
Metro and DC identified 14 of the District's busiest routes based on equity and the highest early-morning and late-night ridership data across all 8 Wards.
Q: How does the 24/7 DC Bus Service benefit the region?
Expanding this service will offer more affordable, safe and reliable transportation options for essential workers in sectors like hospitality, healthcare, and construction during the late-night and early-morning hours. Additionally, it will aim to serve late-night entertainment seekers and college students on the weekends, contributing to the overall convenience and accessibility of public transit in the region.
Q: Is this expansion a part of Metro's Strategic Transformation Plan?
Your Metro, The Way Forward Strategic Transformation Plan aligns with the 24/7 DC Bus Service, emphasizing Metro's commitment to service excellence, talented teams, sustainability, regional partnerships and diversity, and equity in public transit. Read the full plan here:
Strategic Transformation Plan.
Q: Are there affordable fare options for passengers?
Metro offers a range of
fare options, including daily, weekly, and monthly passes, making it cost-effective for essential workers and regular commuters to utilize the 24/7 DC Bus Service or call Metro's Customer Service line at 202-637-1328 to speak with a customer service representative in any language. Snap recipients are eligible for Metro Lift, 50% discounted Metro bus and rail fares - for more information and to register online, visit
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