Metro News Release

For immediate release: March 5, 2013

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Metro cancels Tuesday evening track work in advance of winter storm

As Metro prepares for snow clearing operations, the Authority today announced that all previously announced evening track work for Tuesday, March 5, has been cancelled. The cancellation will allow personnel to focus on clearing snow from tracks, platforms, parking lots and walkways in preparation for Wednesday morning's opening.

Metro has snow-related service information available on its website at wmata.com/snow. There, customers can find information and maps showing pre-planned Metrobus route adjustments that may be necessary tomorrow due to road conditions.

Metro is also encouraging customers to sign up for MetroAlerts email and text messages for up-to-the-minute information about weather-related service changes on Metrobus or Metrorail. To sign up, visit wmata.com/metroalerts

For more Metro snow information, visit wmata.com/snow.

Stay Informed During Winter Weather Events

Winter Travel Tips

  • Before you start your trip, find out how Metro is serving your area and don't let yourself get stranded once you're out.
  • Dress warmly. You may be outside longer than normal.
  • Do not stand in the street while waiting for a bus.
  • Use extreme caution when walking on exposed surfaces, including parking lots and station platforms. Never run for a bus or train.
  • Report any unsafe conditions to a Metro employee.

 

News release issued at 1:56 pm, March 5, 2013.


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