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Covid-19 Recovery Efforts

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More bus & train service beginning August 16

Metrorail will add 15 hours more service per week, with opening times returning to normal and the system closing two hours later each night Metrobus will offer more buses, running more frequent service.  

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Enhanced cleaning of trains, buses and stations

Protocols Metro started at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic continue as the region reopens

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Making the essential possible

Our employees have answered the call and kept this region moving by providing rail and bus service to essential workers in our region.

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Return to Work Survey

We need your help with information about how your commuting patterns might change if you’ve been working remotely. Share information that will be the basis for planning transit service that meets your needs in the months ahead.

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Recovery planning

In May, we released preliminary details of our Covid-19 pandemic recovery plan, outlining a flexible blueprint for ramping up service, while protecting customers and employees, as the region prepares for recovery from the public health crisis.

Read the Board plan | Press release

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Face coverings required

For the protection of our employees and customers, a face covering is required in stations and on-board trains and buses. A face covering includes bandanas, scarves, neck gaiters and more. 

Metrobus continues rear-door boarding.

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Metrorail reconstruction work

Customers should plan for additional travel time and transfers to shuttle buses to reach some destinations.

Platform reconstruction continues at 9 stations west of Ballston on the Orange & Silver lines, plus track work on segments of the Red Line. 

Orange & Silver lines | Red Line

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