Metro service changes on Columbus Day


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Do you plan on riding the Metro on Columbus Day, Oct. 10? There are some service changes you should be aware of.

  • Metro trains will open at 5 a.m. and close at midnight, but will operate at Saturday service intervals (trains will come every 6 to 12 minutes during daytime hours).
  • Parking at Metro-owned lots and garages is free on the holiday, and off-peak fares will be in effect all day.
  • Rush+ service between Franconia-Springfield and Greenbelt will not operate.
  • Continuous single-tracking due to Surge 9 will remain in effect between Vienna and West Falls Church stations. (More information on Surge 9 is available here).
  • Metrobuses will operate on a Saturday supplemental schedule.  (More information about bus timetables is available here).
  • Paratransit service for MetroAccess will operate on a regular schedule, but subscription trips will be cancelled. Customers who have subscription trips and want to travel on Monday should call to make a reservation.

And, finally, Metro’s customer info line, their lost and found, and their customer service call centers will be closed on the holiday.